Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, April 21st, 2003
According to a study from Australia, "Reducing the intake of food in rodents inhibits body growth, retards most physiological ageing processes, delays the onset of pathology and prolongs life.
"Food restriction (FR) reduces pituitary hormone secretion and in consequence has been called functional hypophysectomy. Direct lifelong comparisons in the rat showed that hypophysectomy (HYP) (a complete absence of pituitary hormones) has a greater antiageing action than FR (a partial lack of pituitary hormones) on collagen, kidney and muscle.
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