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The telomere effect : a revolutionary approach to living younger, healthier, longer

Author: Elizabeth H Blackburn; Elissa Epel
Publisher: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2017.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Have you wondered why some 60-year olds look and feel like 40-year-olds and why some 40-year-olds look and feel like 60-year-olds? While many factors contribute to aging and illness, Nobel Prize-winning Doctor Elizabeth Blackburn discovered biological markers, called telomerase, the enzyme that replenishes telomeres, which protect our DNA. Dr. Blackburn discovered that the length and health of one's telomeres  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Blackburn, Elizabeth H. (Elizabeth Helen), 1948-
Telomere effect.
New York, NY : Grand Central Publishing, Hachette Book Group, 2017
(OCoLC)971032370
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth H Blackburn; Elissa Epel
ISBN: 9781455587988 1455587982 9781455587971 1455587974 9781455541713 1455541710 9780297609230 0297609238
OCLC Number: 949143786
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.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD, Elissa Epel, PhD.

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