The Telomere Effect

The Telomere Effect

A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer

Large Print - 2017
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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.
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781455541713
1455541710
9781455587971
1455587974
Branch Call Number: LP 572.87 BLACKBURN
Characteristics: xviii, 398 pages : illustrations, 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Epel, Elissa - Author

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Dec 27, 2017

This is an easily read opening into recent scientific discoveries about aging. Not pop culture, but real science. One of the authors received a Nobel Prize in 2009 along with two others on her team for the discovery of telomerase the enzyme that can protect our telomeresand the role of telomeres in aging. The shortening of our telomeres can be slowed, halted and occasionally reversed. This is an exciting book for anyone wishing to gain greater insight into the ways lifestyle can slow down aging.

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Jan 16, 2017

Telomeres are mentioned frequently in health news these days, and if you are wanting to know more, look no further - this book provides the scientific overview as well as highly useful and practical applications and strategies for improving your own health, all in an engaging, highly readable format. Deserves 5 stars.

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