Mediterranean diet associated with various health benefits and slow aging
What is a Mediterranean diet?
A Mediterranean diet includes the food rich in fibres, omega-3 fatty acids, and having low content of saturated fats. mostly proteins and fatty acid sources,likewise a Mediterranean diet characterized by a high intake of fruits, vegetables ,nuts,legumes(peas,beans and lentils),unrefined grains, a high intake of olive oil but a low intake of saturated fats moderately high intake of fish but a low intake of dairy products,meat and poultry, regular but moderate intake of alcohols (specially wine with meals. olive oil is most effective as it is also good for mental nourishment.
The Mediterranean diet associated with the length of longer telomeres.Telomeres are the present at the tip of the genes which are responsible for protein formation and cell cycle.From infants it increases in length as the anabolism phase after that when growth stops and catabolism starts then the telomeres shortens and ageing occurs,thereby the ageing related disorders and diseases tends to occur.The telomeres shortening may be due to our lifestyle factors like ciggerate smoking ,obesity,sugar sweetened drinks consumption and the depression are the major cause of ageing. hence the ageing effects are seen in early age. Diets like olive oil ,not only sharpens the brain memory also have many health benefits, for diabetic patients- the Mediterranean diet alone can fight diabetes.age related disorders, depression, risk of heart attacks,improves memory and the food high in fat can preserve the memory and cognitive functions. Who takes that type of diet can live as young for long.