the KETOGENIC DIET: Turns out that a low-carb diet makes you thin AND delays the AGING PROCESS

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Reducing calories and eating low-carb foods, something scientists at the Gladstone Institutes call the Ketogenic Diet, could delay the aging process. According to a study headed up by Gladstone Senior Investigator Eric Verdin, MD, the development of this anti-aging ketogenic diet could help to eventually combat age-related diseases such as heart disease, cancer, and certain forms of mental deterioration.

http://www.sciencemag.org/content/early/2012/12/05/science.1227166.abstract

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“Over the years, studies have found that restricting calories slows aging and increases longevity—however the mechanism of this effect has remained elusive,” Verdin said in a statement. “Here, we find that βOHB—the body’s major source of energy during exercise or fasting—blocks a class of enzymes that would otherwise promote oxidative stress, thus protecting cells from aging.”
Read more: http://www.voxxi.com/ketogenic-diet-low-carb-low-calorie/#ixzz2EswKVfaQ

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