Oh Oh!: “……the smell or taste of food can directly shorten lifespan…”

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The impairment of sensory neurons has been known to delay aging by switching on the action of a well-known anti-aging protein called FOXO. FOXO then turns on the gene’s encoding proteins that protect cells and repair damages in various body parts. …

…the smell or taste of food acts on sensory neurons, which may produce a type of aging hormone…the smell or taste of food can directly shorten lifespan by affecting sensory neurons that produce insulin-6, an insulin hormone-like factor…

The impairment of sensory neurons has been known to delay aging by switching on the action of a well-known anti-aging protein called FOXO. …many biological processes related to aging are similar in C. elegans and mammals which include humans…food smell or taste play similar roles in the aging of mammals via sensory neurons and hormones like insulin.

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