EP 834 Boost Your DNA to Live Longer
April 18, 2017•18 min
The secret to living a longer, healthier life may be written in your DNA.The secret to living a longer, healthier life may be written in your DNA.In her book The Telemore Effect, Dr. Elissa Epel, along with co-author Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, explains how small protein chains in your DNA called telomeres can affect your health. The longer your telomeres, the longer you'll probably live. But, if your telomeres are short, it may be time to make some simple tweaks to boost your health at the cellular level.Dr. Epel discusses with Dr. Roizen how you can lengthen your telomeres through the right diet, the right amount of sleep and the right kinds of exercise.
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