It's Never Too Late

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Science  19 Sep 2003:
Vol. 301, Issue 5640, pp. 1679-1681
DOI: 10.1126/science.1090529

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When organisms as diverse as yeast and rodents are subjected to a restricted diet, they live longer. The good news is, according to Vaupel, Carey, and Christensen in their Perspective, that switching to a restricted diet at any age can yield the benefit of increased longevity--at least in flies ( Mair et al.).

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