italian scientist walter longo He is an authority on aging, he is the director of the Longevity Institute University of Southern California (USC). He has defended a vegetable-based diet for decades. He was named by Time magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential Professionals in Healthcare in 2018.
he claims to increase the years of lifeThe secret is in the amounts we put on the plate. In addition to this Exercise, don’t eat fat or sugar. And practice fasting from time to time.
how to live longer
Longo’s method includes combining one daily diet with another in which one fasts, once every four or five months and for five days. The first day he would spend 1,100 calories and the next day 750 calories.
according to people ideal Eliminate red meat as much as possible and limit white meat, It would be important to reduce protein consumption (0.8 g per kg body weight) until the age of 65 and gradually increase it after that age.
Must have protein preferably of plant origin, such as legumes, Sugar and starch should be reduced as much as possible. eat fish at least twice a week and Eat lots of vegetables and legumes.
Biochemists confirm that a day can drink a glass of wine, two or three cups of coffee and plenty of water. In addition to moderate exercise: Daily brisk walking or climbing stairs is enough.
‘Fasting Against Cancer’
In his latest book, the Italian-American biochemist has gathered the results of Ten Clinical Trials on Intermittent Fasting and OncologyIn addition to capturing his knowledge of the so-called longevity diet.
According to Longo, “If we do the intermittent fasting diet, combine it with the longevity diet, Yes, 20 more years can be added to it for life expectancy”. He added that diet will always have to be individualized, but that “if the longevity diet is started between age 20 and age 60, life expectancy can be increased by 13 years. From age 60, we can normally can add nine years to your life expectancy.
the author indicates The use of controlled fasting protocols is a very powerful ally in the fight against various types of tumors.And from that idea searches for new and possible combinations with standard treatments.
The explanation is found in the fact that tumors are extremely complex (no one is the same as the other) and are composed of cells that do not follow a predictable development. However, they all have something in common: they are made up of “confused and rogue” cells that eat up much more than healthy ones, especially if they are attacked by conventional treatments. According to this premise, it helps to prevent.