Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity.

  title={Macronutrients and caloric intake in health and longevity.},
  author={Samantha M. Solon-Biet and Sarah Jayne Mitchell and Rafael de Cabo and David Raubenheimer and David G. Le Couteur and Stephen James Simpson},
  journal={The Journal of endocrinology},
  volume={226 1},
Both lifespan and healthspan are influenced by nutrition, with nutritional interventions proving to be robust across a wide range of species. However, the relationship between nutrition, health and aging is still not fully understood. Caloric restriction is the most studied dietary intervention known to extend life in many organisms, but recently the balance of macronutrients has been shown to play a critical role. In this review, we discuss the current understanding regarding the impact of… 

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