Saturday, April 15, 2006

Eat less if you hunger for life

"A low-calorie diet, even in people who are not obese, can lead to changes in metabolism and body chemistry that have been linked to better health and longer life, researchers are reporting. The findings lend support to the theory that eating less, long known to prolong life in rats and mice, may do the same for people by preventing heart disease, cancer, diabetes and other diseases and by slowing ageing...