Can calorie restriction promote better health and increase longevity?
In today's video, we are going to explore what are the potential benefits of a calorie-restricted diet.
Much is talked today about calorie restriction, especially for weight loss.
But, according to studies, even people who are at their ideal weight could benefit from cutting some calories from their daily lives.
According to recent research, reducing the amount of daily calories can bring many benefits to your health, including a lower risk of developing hypertension, diabetes, and cancer.
Another great benefit noticed by the researchers indicates that calorie restriction acts positively on C-reactive protein, a substance that reveals the levels of inflammation, and is associated with heart diseases, cognitive decline, and cancer. Isn't it interesting?
Besides that, other studies indicate that people who consume fewer calories have an increased longevity, and it also prevents and slows the appearance of diseases related to old age.
Calorie restriction means reducing the amount of calories consumed, without causing malnutrition or undernutrition.
If you are interested in this, don't go venturing yourself with restrictive diets, thinking they are the same as the one tested by scientists. Talk to a dietitian to help you.
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