It’s said that you are what you eat, and that’s true to a certain extent, as diet has a profound effect on how our bodies change throughout life. But if you’re an Atkins aficionado, you may want to start eating more bread and pasta. You see, research suggests that carbohydrates could be a key weapon in the fight against aging. In particular, it’s claimed carbs can boost resistance to a common disease that proves especially detrimental to seniors.
Alongside advances in medicine, then, this new dietary discovery could be a game-changer for healthier living. And the findings aren’t only of potential benefit to the elderly, either, as the condition in question also affects younger people on occasion. So, should you make a drastic shift in what you eat? Perhaps surprisingly, the answer may be no.