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Skip meals, drink wine and you could add healthy years to your life

Research is showing that fasting is a powerful intervention to reverse the damage caused by ageing

Iza Trengove

We all dread becoming old and decrepit. But what if someone told you you could reach 100 and still be energetic and enga ged?

Now there is scientific evidence that fasting (or calorie restriction) prevents much of the deterioration associated with ageing.

For centuries scientists have tried to discover why we deteriorate as we age. Though it was known that genes and lifestyle affected one’s lifespan, and how well one aged, the full story was far from understood...

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