Science has shown that diets that veer close to starvation can make everything from mice to monkeys live longer. But can such a strict eating regimen prolong human lives, and if so, would those extra years be healthy, happy ones?
Since he started, he has shed 27kg and now has a body-mass index of 19, just one notch above underweight (which is 18). His body fat composition is only 10%.
Study on kilojoule restricted diets