Caloric restriction is known as a dietary intervention that can improve aging health, but this study shows that a dietary change from glucose to galactose, without restriction, can result in healthy aging in yeast.
In your coverage, please use this URL to provide access to the freely available paper in PLOS Biology: http://journals.plos.org/plosbiology/article?id=10.1371/journal.pbio.3002245
Article Title: Dietary change without caloric restriction maintains a youthful profile in ageing yeast
Author Countries: United Kingdom
Funding: JH was funded by the Wellcome Trust , DH by a DTP PhD award , JH, HHM, AW and DH by the BBSRC [BI Epigenetics ISP: BBS/E/B/000C0423]. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.
The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.