How dietary choice influences lifespan in fruit flies

IMAGE: A fruit fly feeding on a banana view more  Credit: Sanjay Acharya (CC BY-SA 4.0 – https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0) Having a choice of foods may accelerate aging and shorten the lifespan of fruit flies, according to a study published today in the open-access eLife journal. While early experiments have shown that calorie restriction can extend lifespan, the current […]