The Effects of a Calorie Restriction Diet on Aging Abstract Many academic researchers have found that there is an inherent connection between partaking in a restricted, low-calorie diet and a longer life span, as well as a more youthful appearance, and that cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and brain atrophy are decreased as well. Tests on rats, rhesus monkeys, fruit flies, nematodes, and even yeasts have produced the same results. However, researchers have, to date, not been able to singularly isolate the reasons why this occurs; many different theories have been proposed including reduced metabolism, developmental delay, bacterial deprivation, and decreased hormone production. Future research should concentrate on narrowing of the...The end:
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