Tag Archives: Telomere

Telomere trifecta

3 Oct

This is my third blog post in three days on telomeres. I think the subject is important and may yield new insights into human health.

Today I am going to share another video from Dr. Greger about the role of diet in telomere length:

Meditation and telomere length

1 Oct

Telomeres are repeating sequences of DNA at the end of chromosomes. As cells replicate the telomeres get shorter, but their length is restored by the action of the enzyme  telomerase reverse transcriptase. Over time, aging tends to reduce the length of the telomers. Telomere length is now used as a measure of biological aging and stress.

Dr. Greger takes up recent research on meditation and telomere length:

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