Can you reverse damage from a bad diet?

Can you reverse damage from a bad diet?


A recent study claims that eating a hotdog reduces life expectancy by 38 minutes, and eating salmon could extend it by 70 minutes. At face value, this data implies you can eat your way to immortality. Taken with a pinch of salt, it suggests you can offset the harm from poor dietary choices. But does food really work this way?

In today’s short episode of ZOE Science & Nutrition, Jonathan and Sarah ask: can you reverse the effects of a bad diet? 


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Studies referenced in today's episode:

Estimating impact of food choices on life expectancy: A modelling study available hereSmall targeted dietary changes can yield substantial gains for human health and the environment available here

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