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Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine

Impact of Dietary Pattern on Human Life Quality and Life Expectancy: A Mini-Review

  • Open or Close Ceren Gezer*

    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey

    *Corresponding author: Ceren Gezer, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Faculty of Health Sciences, Estern Mediterranean University, Famagusta, North Cyprus/Mersin 10, Turkey

Submission: February 26, 2018; Published: May 03, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RISM.2018.02.000546

ISSN: 2577-1914
Volume2 Issue5


During the lifespan, there are multiple factors influence the longevity including genotype, metabolism, physiology, sociodemographic and environmental factors, nutritional and lifestyle hab¬its. Nutrition during the life time has an effect on the health status. Dietary indexes, certain dietary patterns and dietary guidelines have been used for analysing dietary pattern and life expectancy relationship in many studies. Dietary pattern has an important effect on longevity. The cohort study results indicate that diet quality and Medittarenean diet have potential effects on longevity. Therefore, nutritional strategies that provide clear benefits for ageing linked with both physiological and psychological functions to maintain life quality. The aspiration is not only to “live longer” but to “live better,” and to maintain optimal qual¬ity of life during the later stages of life.

Keywords: Dietary pattern; Diet quality; Longevity; Life quality; Lifespan

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