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Eat Less To Live Longer

Less food could translate to a greater life expectancy, a study finds.

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A new study out of Brigham Young University found that rodents who didn’t eat as much showed slowed-down ribosome activity—the molecular function that manufactures protein in cells.

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And because the ribosomes aren’t spending as much time cranking out proteins, they’re self-repairing instead, thus helping to slow down the aging process.

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