What are telomeres? Telomeres are actually the protective caps at the ends of our DNA that helps us to reproduce new cells. Imagine a shoe lace - every time our cells reproduces, the tip of the shoelace gets a little shorter. Bit by bit. Once that protective tip of the shoelace is gone, what happens? … Continue reading Telomeres and Aging
The Anti-aging Effects of Purple Potato Hmm potatoes with baked beans... yum! If you love potatoes, how about swapping that out for the purple potato? Research has shown that purple-fleshed potatoes are a rich source of anthocyanins – potent plant-based antioxidant compounds. On top of that, it can even suppress the proliferation of the human … Continue reading Love baked potatoes? How about swapping that for a Purple Potato?