Innate Fountain of Youth
Mar 04, 2009 04:21PM
The small study recruited 30 men, asking them to take participate in a three-month trial of comprehensive lifestyle changes. Program requirements included a diet high in fruit and vegetables, vitamin supplements, an exercise regimen and classes in stress management, relaxation techniques and breathing exercises.
Men who had sufficient data for analysis showed an increase of 29 percent of telomerase in their blood and a decrease of LDL (bad) cholesterol; they also reported fewer intrusive thoughts causing stress. More studies are needed. Source: BBC News, 2008.