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Life-Prolonging Diets #293151

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jan 01, 1984
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(Studio) Report on diets to prolong life.
REPORTER: Morton Dean

(Venice, California) Diets for prolonging life examined. Those advocated by aging research director at UCLA, Dr. Roy L. Walford, and by authors Dirk Pearson and Sandy Shaw outlined. Pearson's and Shaw's book "Life Extension", mentioned. [WALFORD - discusses his theory of incrd. age for people in future.] [PEARSON - comments on diet.] Skepticism by some scientists, include National Institute on Aging spokesperson Dr. Edward Schneider, noted. [SCHNEIDER - comments on use of dietary supplements.] [PEARSON - comments.] Venice, California, mentioned.
REPORTER: Joan Snyder

Dean, Morton;
Snyder, Joan

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