“Our study found evidence that calorie restriction slowed the pace of aging in humans."
“Aging is not only about lifespan but also about the quality of life."
Experiments on old mice also found they became reinvigorated.
“It’s great to see people of this age and older adopting a zest for life and fulfilling life-long ambitions."
“I have no secrets - I exercise because of how it makes me feel afterward."
A recommendation known as the "8x8 rule" advises drinking eight 240ml glasses a day.
The researchers looked at changes in human genes from ages 30 to 49, 50 to 69, and then 70 and older.
“I’ve lost count of the number of times I’ve joked to my grandmother, only to find out she thought I was being serious."
The average American starts noticing the signs of aging at age 42.
The new study was published in the journal Aging-US.