Diet and exercise could cut years off biological age
Health Epigenetics ageing

Diet and exercise could cut years off biological age

Macsue Jacques
Macsue Jacques

In 10 seconds? We can slow down ageing by adopting lifestyle changes – at least this is what the results of a randomised controlled trial suggest. The research adds to the study of epigenetic changes that affect our bodily metabolism.

What, can we become forever young? Not so fast - although this is what ex-Amazon chief Jeff Bezos wants to achieve by investing heavily into an "age-reversal startup". The finding comes from a small scale trial – independent of Bezos - that involved 43 healthy males between 50-72 years old. Part of the participants was given a treatment programme. As a result, their biological age appeared to reverse by 3.23 years.

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