Jun 8, 2023

Eat Right And You Could Live Longer

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Eating nutritious food has been shown time and time again to help improve metabolic health and delay aging. But what the appropriate quantities of these dietary macronutrients are has received somewhat varying results.

To investigate what they might be researchers from Waseda University fed isocaloric diets with varying amounts of protein to mice, and their findings are published in GeroScience. According to the researchers, the animals were found to be metabolically healthier when they were fed moderate protein diets, and these findings could provide insight into developing nutritional interventions as well as to improving metabolic health in people.

The types of food that we eat influence our health and longevity from the time we are born all the way through our time on this planet. There is a direct association between age-related nutritional requirements and metabolic health, and maintaining optimal nutrition according to age can help maintain metabolic health improving both healthspan and lifespan.

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