Telomeres, Nutrition, and Longevity: Can We Really Navigate Our Aging?

Peer-Reviewed Scientific Journal:
Journals of Gerontology

Size of study:
Review Article

This article provides a summary overview of the important factors that have been demonstrated to influence telomere length. They provide insight into the genetic and environmental factors as well as the widely covered lifestyle behaviors such as diet, physical activity and stress levels. The authors discuss the capacity of individuals to monitor their telomere dynamics and change behaviors with the express intent of slowing telomere erosion, thereby increasing healthspan by mitigating the negative health effects associated with aging.

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