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Re: Science...


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Posted by colby on January 28, 2003 at 13:30:12:

In Reply to: Science... posted by chrish on January 28, 2003 at 12:04:07:

"There is scientific evidence that a calorically restricted diet can increase longevity in the species in which it has been investigated (humans, rodents, and probably other species of domestic animals).

:Does that mean it applies to snakes? No, of course not.

:But it doesn't make it untrue in snakes. I don't know of any specific data for snakes, but I tend to err on the side of caution. If it is true for some vertebrates, it may be true in others."


Do you mean like a mole or shrew? Or like a sloth? You are confusing!




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