Monash scientists have provided new insights into the role of protein and cholesterol in diet which may have implications for aging.

Scientists have known for almost a century that moderate  can extend lifespan in a broad range of animals, but they didn’t know how.

Using dietary manipulations in , researchers from the Monash University School of Biological Sciences have now found that  is important, but only because it changes the availability of another key nutrient for maintaining body integrity—cholesterol.

 

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