Fasting and Lifespan

In this 2014 review article, Drs Valter Longo and Mark Mattson describe how caloric restriction and fasting leads to longevity in many different life forms from single celled bacteria to worms and mice. A rather technical article, the authors outline some of the possible molecular mechanisms that have evolved to promote health during times of caloric scarcity.

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