December 3, 2022

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

The Best Diet for Healthy Aging

Aging–that’s the subject of my book, How Not to Age. This video will give you just a taste of the vast body of evidence I’m covering in the book. Check it out.

Based on a study of more than 400,000 people, replacing just 3 percent of calories of animal protein with plant protein was associated with a 10 percent reduction in overall mortality risk. That comes out to be about an extra year of life, swapping out just 3 percent of any animal protein with plant protein, and egg protein was the worst, meaning egg whites. Swapping 3 percent of calories of egg whites for plant protein was associated with more than a 20 percent reduction in overall mortality, worse than red meat. But it’s not just about adding years to your life, but life to your years. What about changes in dietary intake of animal vs. vegetable protein and unhealthy aging?…
Source: The Epoch Times