Biological Age vs Chronological Age
The primary cause of disease is aging. As you age, your telomeres - the protective tips at the end of your chromosomes - shorten. Emerging data on telomeres, based on the 2009 Nobel Prize-winning research, has found that telomere length is the key marker of biological age - a snapshot of how well - or poorly - your body is aging.
Short telomeres are linked to aging and disease. As you age, your telomeres gradually wear down, losing len