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Pomegranates, turmeric and red grapes: the key to long life?

Cells keep the body healthy by devouring toxic waste to fight off everything from wrinkles to dementia. Could certain foods help? Autophagy literally means “self-devouring” – something our cells are doing constantly, breaking down damage and toxic waste products – and Japanese cell biologist Yoshinori Ohsumi has just been awarded the Nobel prize in medicine for his work in uncovering the complex mechanisms that underpin this remarkable internal recycling system.
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