Why can cutting your daily caloric intake increase your lifespan?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Humans can't live reasonably by cutting 30 or 40 percent of their calorie intake like a laboratory rat put on a calorie-restricted diet, because all they would think about is food. Fortunately, just cutting back by 15 percent gets you almost as much of an anti-aging benefit as going on a more severe calorie-restricted diet. This is why you can incorporate this approach instead of the tougher 25 percent reduction that is often used by calorie restriction zealots.
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