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Want to live longer? Then eat less.

When animals—as reporterd in a Journal of the National Academy of Sciences—were fed a nutritious, calorie-restricted diet (about 30 percent fewer calories than normal), they experienced less sickness, reduced rates of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes, and lived longer.

Researchers believe that if humans would cut out their usual amounts of saturated fats, hydrogenated vegetable oils, pastries, cookies, and other junk food and help themselves to sensible portions of fruits and vegetables instead; they, like the animals in the study, would enjoy improved health. 


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Reprinted with permission from Vibrant Life, September/October 2005. Copyright © 2010 by GraceNotes. All rights reserved. Use of this material is subject to usage guidelines. 

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