An expert in the field of regenerative medicine, doctor Amir Khan revealed to Express the rules of nutrition that prolong life.
According to him, first of all, it is necessary to pay attention to the quality of meat and fish consumed. For example, the expert advises giving preference to the products of farm enterprises, because they do not contain preservatives and other harmful elements for health.
In addition, it is necessary to minimize the consumption of products with a high glycemic index and replace them with complex carbohydrates, which are contained in some cereals, fruits, and vegetables. If you reduce the total number of kilocalories consumed, you can also increase life expectancy, the expert stressed.
He also advised adding calcium and magnesium to the diet. For example, calcium can protect against cancer, diabetes, and heart disease, as well as lower blood pressure. “Magnesium is necessary for the absorption of calcium, so foods rich in both are essential,” the medic said.
Care should be taken with the choice of spices when cooking, Khan stressed. In general, the additives are beneficial to health, but the expert urged not to abuse salt.
Earlier Antonina Starodubova, the chief freelance dietician of Moscow Health Department, named foods that prolong youth. According to Starodubova, green tea and turmeric are considered to be the leading anti-aging products. In addition, red bell pepper also contributes to the preservation of youthfulness. The list of rejuvenating foods also includes broccoli, blueberries and nuts.