If you were born in Limone sul Garda you will live a long time. It seems that here, in fact, in this delightful town on the lake, the elixir of long life is contained in a "made in Limone" gene.Don't store avocado like this: it's dangerous
If you were born in Limone sul Garda you will live long. Apparently here, in fact, in this delightful town on the lake, the elixir of long life is contained in a single gene "made in Lemon".
In the mid-70s the Milanese pharmacologist Cesare Sirtori discovered that the Limonese have one mutated form of apolipoprotein called Apo A-1 Milano, which generates a variant beneficial of high-density cholesterol, capable of reducing the risk of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular disorders.
The presence of the Apo A-1 Milano in Limone sul Garda is due to theisolation that the country has lived in for years (until the 40s, in fact, the country can only be reached by lake or through the mountains) and this protein has given the villagers genuine longevity - a dozen residents are over 100 years old ( about a thousand inhabitants).
Since then, science has tried to understand whether it is possible to transmit this gene on a large scale even outside the town of Limone sul Garda. The first to deal with this possibility was Sertori, who patent its discovery in 2003. But the bureaucratic process in terms of patents certainly did not facilitate studies in this area and the thing went on for a long time.
It is a short step from here to the fact that pharmaceutical companies can smell a substantial economic return. Meanwhile, the Limonesi group that carries the precious A1 Milano protein in the blood has expanded over time. In short, a question of DNA. And, on this point, it seems that only the inhabitants of Limone are elected.
For the rest, to guarantee yourself a few more years of life you could follow one healthier diet, walk and ... smile more!
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