New research challenges theory of dietary restriction as survival strategy

Switching to a rich diet after a restricted diet can lower life expectancy and have negative effects on health, new research suggests.

Experts tested an existing evolutionary theory that dietary restriction – reducing a particular or total nutrient intake without causing malnutrition – triggers a survival strategy.

The theory suggests that humans and animals invest in maintaining and repairing the body in times of low food availability, to wait for when it increases...
source: Wandsworth Guardian

2020-02-21 21:14
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