Month: March 2014

Eat More, Die Young: Why Eating A Diet Very Low In Nutrients Can Extend Lifespan

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The Worst Way to Start a Diet… and the Right One

Credit: Sunny Forest / Fotolia [Click to enlarge image] A new evolutionary theory in BioEssays claims that consuming a diet very low in nutrients can extend lifespan in laboratory animals, a finding which could hold clues to promoting healthier ageing in humans. Scientists have known for decades that severely restricted food intake reduces the incidence of diseases of old age, such as cancer, and increases lifespan. “This effect has been demonstrated in laboratories around the world, in species ranging from yeast to flies to mice. There is also some evidence that it occurs in primates,” says lead author, Dr Margo Adler, an evolutionary biologist at UNSW Australia. The most widely accepted theory is that this effect evolved to improve survival during times of famine.
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6 Ways to Treat Your Pet’s Food Allergies

Pets typically have skin-related or digestion-related symptoms when exposed to food ingredients they’re allergic to. Skin rashes (particularly around the ear and face) and excessive licking–especially around the paws, legs, or tummy–and itchy inflamed ears are signs your pet could be dealing with a food allergy problem. On the digestive end of the symptom spectrum, food allergies in pets often present themselves in the form of vomiting and/or diarrhea. BEWARE: 5 Toxic Ingredients Lurking in Your Pet’s Food Often, cats and dogs develop “food allergies” or “food intolerances” to ingredients found in commercial cat food.
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