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Tag: Mediterranean Diet

Varied diet
Pitting a ketogenic diet against a Mediterranean diet in pre-diabetes and Type 2 diabetes patients, scientists have learned that both confer metabolic benefits, but "keto" also has a darker side [1]. Diabetes is often reversible with diet While many anti-diabetes drugs have been developed in recent decades, with some being repurposed as anti-aging drugs [2],...
Fruits and vegetables
A meta-analysis published in Frontiers in Nutrition has found that intake of fruits and vegetables is negatively correlated with cognitive decline in older adults. A study of studies Sixteen different studies were used for this meta-analysis, and not all of them measured fruit and vegetable comsuption the same way or measured the same endpoints. Some...
Fish Heavy Diet
Scientists have shown yet again that adherence to the Mediterranean diet is positively correlated with longer and healthier lives – this time in a large-scale population study spanning 130 countries [1]. Olive oil in, meat mostly out The so-called Mediterranean diet is one of the most well-researched in the world. It is heavy on olive...
Mankai
A preprint study originating from the DIRECT PLUS trial was recently released from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition [1]. This study has been accepted into the journal but has not yet been peer reviewed. Duckweed for health This study focused on a plant called Mankai, a strain of the Wolffia globosa duckweed. Duckweed is...
Exercise
Scientists have used DNA methylation markers to measure the anti-aging effects of healthy diet and physical activity, reaching interesting, if at times contradictory, results [1]. Move, eat healthy, check your biological age Physical activity (PA) and healthy diet are two powerful interventions that have time and again shown their potential to slow aging. Their importance...
Sergey Young interview
We recently had the opportunity to interview Sergey Young, a board member of XPRIZE and the creator of the $100m Longevity Vision Fund. When did you first become interested in healthy life extension, and why? My interest began with a routine visit to a doctor. Five years ago, at the age of 42, my blood...

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