According to a latest study, we can add another 15 years to our life if get success in giving up sweets. Researchers at German institute found that stopping glucose intake simply set off a process that could help an individual to increase his/her lifespan by 20 percent (From The Daily Mail).
Lack of glucose simply boosts the level of free radicals in the body and they help our body to build up long lasting defenses. Their findings were based on studies of something a sweet tooth would not appreciate – worms, which were given a chemical that stopped them being able to process glucose.
Michael Ristow, leader of the study, said: "The bad thing in the end promotes something good."