Can 1,000 calories a day make you live longer? Fat chance!

A Daily Mail columnist in the United Kingdom attempts to skewer the calorie restriction diet.

The CR Society, based in California (where else?), has 1,000 members worldwide and its numbers are growing. They all subscribe to the notion that a degree of self-starvation can trigger physiological and biochemical changes in the body that slow the ageing process.

So far, this theory is based on experiments on mice.

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