Some people want to live forever, don't they? Would you be willing to eat less so that you can live longer? I suppose it depends on how much less, right? I could never give up chocolate or ice cream. Speaking of those things, hang on - I'll be right back.
OK, I'm back now and I'm stuffed! So CNN has an interesting story about titled, "Fewer calories equals a longer life -- At least in monkeys"
Here are the story highlights:
- Monkey study: Cutting daily calories by 30 percent slows aging process
- Study shows effects of calorie restriction in primates closely related to humans
- Similar results in mice, worms, and flies: longer, healthier lives
- Calorie Restriction Society had 2,000 (human) members in 2007
Here's another study that provides another perspective on longevity and diet:
Food for thought.
Ferdinand Velasco, M.D.
Thanks for that interesting link!ReplyDelete