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October 07, 2013

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Eating Bacon Will Make You Live Longer (Because It's Rich in Niacin)
Basically, Marmite is the Fountain of Youth.

Bacon-lovers, you're in luck: a new study from researchers at ETH Zurich has revealed that niacin (aka Vitamin B3) could help you live longer! The niacin-rich food menu includes not only bacon, but also Marmite, sun-dried tomatoes, paprika, and peanuts; so, this pretty much sounds like the most delicious recipe for long life ever.

Energy Metabolism Prof Michael Ristow and his team decided to feed roundworms a bunch of niacin, and discovered that the new element in the worms' diet saw them living one-tenth longer than their Vitamin B3-free peers.

Posted by joke du jour at October 7, 2013 06:02 PM

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