Wednesday, July 15, 2009

New Doubts About Fasting Leading To Longer Lives Based On Study In Flies

ScienceDaily (July 15, 2009) — They're called "fruit flies" for a reason, and it sure isn't for lack of appetite. But like most animals, the pests typically lose their appetite when they get infected. We humans go them one better: Even when bug-free and hungry, some of us are tempted to do some serious fasting, in hopes of living longer, healthier lives.

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