caloric restriction

Main Entry:  caloric restriction
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  the practice of greatly reducing one's calorie intake through food and drink in an attempt to increase one's lifespan
Example:  Caloric restriction and aging are being studied.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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