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In this design, rats are offered food ad libitum but of three different compositions with respect to protein level. The result is that rats choose varying proportions of dietary protein throughout their lives. Viewing all of these experiments as a whole, and bearing in mind the problems of protein-energy interactions, leaves one with the strong impression simply that any treatment which effectively increases lifespan will also reduce maximum body weight and in most cases inevitably also will reduce the velocity of early growth.
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