|Can such a strict eating regimen prolong human lives, and if so, would those extra years be healthy, happy ones?|
Science has shown that diets that veer close to starvation can make everything from mice to monkeys live longer, USA Today reports.
But can such a strict eating regimen prolong human lives, and if so, would those extra years be healthy, happy ones?
Recent research from Washington University scientists found that people who slashed their calorie intake have lower core body temperatures than those who eat more.
Core body temperature is the temperature at which all of the functions in the body can operate at maximum efficiency, so the link looks like a positive one, according to some researchers. （点击《今日美国》查看原文）
(China.org.cn June 10, 2011)