Sumary of How to live longer: The simple dietary hack associated with ‘greater longevity’ – key tip:
- The researchers found a very low meat intake was associated with a significant decrease in risk of death in four studies.
- Two of the studies in which a low meat intake significantly decreased mortality risk also indicated that a longer duration (up to two decades) of adherence to this diet contributed to a significant decrease in mortality risk and a significant increase in life expectancy.
- What’s more, the protective effect of a very low meat intake seems to “attenuate after the ninth decade”, they researchers wrote.
- “They concluded: “Current prospective cohort data from adults in North America and Europe raise the possibility that a lifestyle pattern that includes a very low meat intake is associated with greater longevity.