Scientists have proven that diet increases life expectancy

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You Need to eat less. That is the message I try to convey to mankind the researchers from temple University located in Philadelphia. If scientists used only that moderate consumption of food directly affects the increase of life expectancy, but now they managed to prove it in a scientific way. As it turned out, the key to unlocking long disappeared from our eyes in the genes.

Scientists have solved a decades tormenting their mystery and come to the conclusion that epigenetic changes occurring in the organisms of living beings, can be slowed through diet with reduced calories. In their study, the group of scientific employees of the University have focused on the study of the process of metilirovaniya DNA, chemical activity responsible for the expression of certain genes.

Using the technology of deep sequencing, the researchers examined the relationship of epigenetic shift that occurs with age in organisms of different animals, and linked the results with the duration of their life. It turned out that the large epigenetic changes occur in the body, the shorter was the duration of life. After that they moved to the second phase of the experiment: they tried to find out whether these changes in diet and reduced the amount of calories consumed.

The Laboratory mouse and the lab monkeys, which were planted on low-calorie diet, showed a sharp decline in epigenetic changes in comparison with the control group, which ate more . In the end, sitting on a diet of monkeys on the results of the blood tests was 7 years younger than those that ate regular food. In the case of mice, the comparison results were even more pronounced. The results of the study were published in the journal .

Scientists are firmly convinced that a similar effect on the body diet will have and in the case of people. Although the person such experiments have not yet been done. Reduced caloric intake will allow many people to avoid numerous age-related diseases, and significantly increase the life expectancy. It remains only to make a serious effort to resist the temptation to eat something that is incredibly fat and unhealthy.

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