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Washington University School of Medicine

Calorie Restriction's Impact on Heart Rate Variability

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Caption: Studies have found that animals who take in fewer calories live significantly longer than their littermates that eat a more standard diet. Now, growing number of people believe that restricting their caloric intake may help them live significantly longer, too. Now researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have found that a key marker of heart function indicates that there may be something to that.

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