Saturday, July 11, 2009

Calorie Restriction and Aging

Reports from researchers at the National Primate Research Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison: a 30% caloric restriction begun in rhesus monkeys in adulthood reduces risk of the most common age-related conditions--diabetes, cancer, heart disease, and brain atrophy--by one third. (Calorie Restriction Slows Aging in Monkeys, by Katherine Bourzac)

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