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The telomere effect : a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer
Title:
The telomere effect : a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer
ISBN:
9781455587971
Physical Description:
xviii, 398 pages : illustrations, 24 cm
Contents:
Telomeres : a pathway to living younger -- How prematurely aging cells make you look, feel, and act old -- The power of long telomeres -- Telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres -- Your cells are listening to your thoughts -- Unraveling : how stress gets into your cells -- Mind your telomeres : negative thinking, resilient thinking -- When blue turns to gray : depression and anxiety -- Help your body protect its cells -- Training your telomeres : how much exercise is enough? -- Tired telomeres : from exhaustion to restoration -- Telomeres weigh in : a healthy metabolism -- Food and telomeres : eating for optimal cell health -- Outside in: the social world shapes your telomeres -- The places and faces that support our telomeres -- Pregnancy : cellular aging begins in the womb -- Childhood matters for life : how the early years shape telomeres.
Abstract:
Discusses the end sections of each chromosome called telomeres, the enzyme that replenishes them, their role in the aging process, and specific lifestyle habits to that protect telomeres, slow down disease, and lengthen life.
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Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017.

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