Scientists from the United States have listed foods, the presence of which in the diet will prolong life. Some dishes, on the contrary, have a negative effect on the body, concluded experts from the Joslin Diabetes Center.
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As part of the work, its authors assessed the presence of a connection between a person's diet and life expectancy. It turned out that by restricting calories, it is possible to increase the activity of the regulatory protein p38. The latter entails a chain reaction that reduces inflammation in the body. At the same time, an overactive immune system, which can be observed with age, on the contrary, threatens a number of health problems, writes Express. Chronic inflammation is one of the key factors in aging. To increase your lifespan, you need to monitor your calorie intake.
Women are recommended 2000 kcal per day, while for men it is 2500 kcal. In addition, it is important to avoid the development of excess weight, as it creates additional risks. You can lean on vegetables, fruits, as well as legumes and nuts, then the body will receive enough useful and nutritious substances. Scientists classify sweets as junk food, including chocolate and biscuits, as well as salt-rich foods.