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How to live longer: Best diet to increase life expectancy and lower death risk

https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1171202/how-to-live-longer-vegans-diet-plant-based-increase-life-expectancyHow to live longer: Best diet to increase life expectancy and lower death risk Long life can be achieved through eating a healthy, balanced diet, according to research carried out over the years. The NHS recommends eating at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day, basing meals on high fibre starchy foods like potatoes and rice, having some dairy or dairy alternatives, some protein, and choosing unsaturated oils and spreads and eating them in small amounts. While these are general rules, specific diets have been proven to improve a person’s life expectancy over others. A major study carried out in 2016 found a vegan diet can substantially lower death rates than diets that include meat.