That "Polymeal" Thing

Randall Parker has posted an excellent commentary on the "Polymeal" research that has been in the news recently. Given that it's only a matter of time before some yahoo in the anti-aging marketplace wades into the fray with Polymeal Inc., it's good to see a sensible view up front. "Note that the diet (assuming it works) would do this by delaying heart heart disease by an even greater number of years. A delay in the onset of heart disease would then allow time for other diseases to kill before heart disease developed to the point of being fatal. ... in order to get the benefit you would need to follow the diet for years, decades even. Also, if you already have very low cholesterol and low blood pressure I would not expect much of a benefit."

Link: http://www.futurepundit.com/archives/002534.html

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