Not that I agree with the FDA, EVER, but this made me take a 2nd look!
If you cut your daily caloric intake down to 500 calories you are going to lose weight, barring medical issues, period! Studies show that caloric restriction promotes longevity but this is a little extreme from a health standpoint!
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