Could 'Extreme' Low-Cal Diets Bring Longer, Healthier Life?

Long-term study will follow 'calorie restrictors' to see effects

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The study is funded by the Appleby Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program and the University of California, Berkeley Population Center.

Researchers Elizabeth Blackburn, Elissa Epel and Jue Lin are also co-founders of a new company called Telome Health Inc., which is developing applications of telomere biology to improve health.

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For more information on this type of lifestyle, visit the Calorie Restriction Society.

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