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Scans Show Female Brains Remain Youthful As Male Brains Wind Down

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Cutting back up to 25 percent of your calories per day helps slow your metabolism and reduce free radicals that cause cell damage and aging. But would you want to? VisualField/Getty Images hide caption

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You May Live Longer By Severely Restricting Calories, Scientists Say

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