vegetarian diet could be the key to a long
life, a new study suggests.
consumption of a protein found in fish and
meat could slow the ageing process and increase
life expectancy, according to the research.
have long believed that an ultra low calorie
diet - aproximately 60 per cent of normal
levels - can lead to greater longevity.
a team of British researchers have discovered
that the key to the effect is a reduction
in a specific protein and not the total
number of calories.
means that by reducing foods that contain
the protein - such as meat, fish and certain
nuts - people should live longer
wiuthout the need to cut down on meals.
Piper, from the Institute of Healthy Ageing
at University College London, said that
a vegetarian diet could be one way to achieve