The Science of How to Live Longer


The Science of How to Live Longer written by Bren Koger. How to Live Longer How long do you want to live? 100 years? 110? With the latest research on telomeres, It just might be possible. You might be asking what the heck is a telomere and how do I get one? What Is a Telomere It’s something you already have and you might want to learn more about them if you want to live a long life. Because research has shown telomeres hold the secret to why we age. Inside the cells of our bodies, our genes are arranged along chromosomes and at the tips of these chromosomes are something called telomeres. Telomeres are like the plastic tips on shoelaces because they keep chromosome ends from fraying and sticking to each other which causes the cell to die Each time a cell divides, the telomeres get shorter. When they get too short, the cell can no longer divide; it becomes inactive and it dies. This shortening process is associated with aging. How To Live Longer By Slowing The Process The good news i
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