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A high-carb diet may explain why Okinawans live so long

A high-carb diet may explain why Okinawans live so long

BBC Future - David Robson

Emerging evidence suggests a 10:1 ratio of carbohydrates to proteins may protect the body from the ravages of ageing The search for the “elixir of youth” has spanned centuries and continents – but recently, the hunt has centred on the Okinawa Islands, which stretch across the East China Sea. Not …

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