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Exercise and caloric restriction rejuvenate synapses in lab mice

(PhysOrg.com) -- Harvard University researchers have uncovered a mechanism through which caloric restriction and exercise delay some of the debilitating effects of aging by rejuvenating connections between nerves and the ...

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Reduced diet thwarts aging, disease in monkeys

(PhysOrg.com) -- The bottom-line message from a decades-long study of monkeys on a restricted diet is simple: Consuming fewer calories leads to a longer, healthier life.

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Studies show connection between diet, cognitive function

We've all experienced a "gut feeling"—when we know deep down inside that something is true. That phenomenon and others, aptly describe what scientists have now demonstrated: that the gut and the brain are more closely connected ...

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Caloric restriction for anti-aging

(Medical Xpress)—The idea that reducing the amount of food you eat can slow metabolism and extend lifespan has been around for a while. Only recently has it become more mainstream. On sites like the popular Fight Aging ...

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