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Fasting - a sure way to eternal life

December 15 2008

Malnutrition and starvation, according to Japanese scientists who conducted a series of experiments, help to increase life expectancy.

Scientists have done a series of experiments with roundworms (nematodes), life expectancy which is 25 days. It turned out that while reducing power, their life expectancy increased by 1.2 times. Even more striking result was obtained after the nematodes were fed according to the scheme of "two in two days."

On average, they spent one and a half times as long as they are due. Scientists have found also that roundworms for the effect of "longevity" gene responsible Rheb, which is in humans. There is an assumption that the same carrier of heredity may shorten life, if nematode eats as much as he wants, according to ITAR-TASS .

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