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Ask the Doctors - Will long-term calorie restriction shorten or lengthen lifespan?

July 18, 2018

Ask the Doctors – Will long-term calorie restriction shorten or lengthen lifespan?

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Dear Doctor: Some studies suggest that long-term calorie restriction can shorten lifespan; others say it won’t. Which should we believe? This is a perplexing question.  We need energy to live, and the food we eat provides that energy.  Obviously, gluttony can lead to dire health consequences, including type 2 diabetes, obesity, and high blood pressure, […]

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