Primate study suggests connection between dieting and life longevity
Anderson said it is difficult ethically to apply the study directly to humans, but there are ways the specific mechanisms of their results can be used in practice and are being considered.

Anderson said it is difficult ethically to apply the study directly to humans, but there are ways the specific mechanisms of their results can be used in practice and are being considered.

A University of Wisconsin study goes beyond implementing calorie-restricted fad dieting as a way to stay fit and takes a deep look into the origins of age-related disease susceptibility.

The recent primate study suggests mortality reduction is related to restricted caloric intake, according to the latest results of a 25-year study of the effect of diet on the age in primates, Ricki Coleman, a senior scientist at the Wisconsin Primate Center and lead researcher of the study, said. | Read more ...

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