Aerobic exercise lengthens telomeres and buffers against losses caused by stress | Elissa Epel
A growing body of scientific evidence suggests that there's a correlation between nutrition, exercise, sleep, and stress management and having longer telomeres. Identifying the mechanisms that drive these correlations has proven challenging, but a few candidates stand out, including improvements in immune function and metabolic health. In this clip, Dr. Elissa Epel describes some of the studies that demonstrate the links between healthy lifestyle behaviors like exercise and discusses potential mechanisms.
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