The Smell of Food Blocks Life Extending Effect of a Restricted Diet. These Drugs May Unblock it

July 1, 2022


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Presented by Health Lab

Researchers from the U-M Medical School are interested in the link between dietary restriction and life extension. Research shows that even the smell of food can dull the life-extending effects of a restricted diet. Scott Leiser, Ph.D., an assistant professor in Molecular & Integrative Physiology and Internal Medicine at the U-M Medical School, shares insights from the team’s recent findings.


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