The Science of Sustainability

Eat Less, Live Longer?

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Have we found the fountain of youth? Scientists are discovering ways to make animals live dramatically longer through calorie restriction — a diet that requires eating at least 30 percent fewer calories than normal. QUEST investigates why we age and what the societal costs are for living well beyond 100.

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Rachel Raney

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Rachel Raney is a Segment Producer for QUEST on KQED Television.