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June 18th, 2015

Diet that mimics fasting appears to slow aging

Benefits demonstrated in mice and yeast; piloted in humans Contact: Robert Perkins at (213) 740-9226 or perkinsr@usc.edu Want to lose abdominal fat, get smarter and live longer? New research led by USC’s Valter Longo shows that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting may yield a wide range of health benefits. In a […]

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