Sunday, October 18, 2009

Low protein diet improves mitochondrial function

A dietary regimen that is the opposite of the high protein Atkins diet was associated with a longer lifespan and improved mitochondrial function in research conducted with flies at the Buck Institute for Age Research in Novato, California. Reduced functioning of the mitochondria, which are the power plants of the cells, occurs with aging and is associated with such diseases such as type 2 diabetes and Parkinson's disease. Read more...

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