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Genetically Altered Mice Harness Benefits of Calorie Restriction  
A study identifies a gene that appears to be partially responsible for the health effects of a limited diet.
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Genetically Altered Mice Harness Benefits of Calorie Restriction  
Genetically Altered Mice Harness Benefits of Calorie Restriction  

A study identifies a gene that appears to be partially responsible for the health effects of a limited diet.

A study identifies a gene that appears to be partially responsible for the health effects of a limited diet.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, NERTHUZ

caloric restriction

Caloric Restriction Slows Signs of Aging in Humans
Diana Kwon | Mar 26, 2018
Findings from a randomized, controlled trial finds that reducing food intake decreases metabolism and reduces oxidative damage to tissues and cells.
Image of the Day: Starved Worm
The Scientist Staff, The Scientist Staff | Nov 14, 2017
A heat map of gene expression provides insights on the genes that help C. elegans survive severe caloric restriction.  
Study: Eating Less Helps Worms Learn
Aggie Mika | Aug 2, 2017
Food restriction decreases a metabolite that impedes associative learning in worms.