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The Biology of Slowing & Reversing Aging

Dr. David Sinclair, Founder

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In humans, ageing represents the accumulation of changes in a human being over time Of the roughly 150,000 people who die each day across the globe, about two-thirds die from age-related causes.

Current ageing theories are assigned to the damage concept, whereby the accumulation of damage (such as DNA oxidation) may cause biological systems to fail, or to the programmed ageing concept, whereby the internal processes (epigenetic maintenance such as DNA methylation) inherently may cause ageing. Programmed ageing should not be confused with programmed cell death (apoptosis).

There's no law of physics that says we can’t live a lot longer

— Dr. David Sinclair

What Causes Aging?

Human beings and members of other species, especially animals, age and die. Fungi, too, can age. In contrast, many species can be considered potentially immortal: for example, bacteria fission to produce daughter cells, strawberry plants grow runners to produce clones of themselves, and animals in the genus Hydra have a regenerative ability by which they avoid dying of old age.

What you should be doing?

The recommended approach is to cut out red meat and replace with plant-based proteins, poultry, or fish.

Examples of protein substitutes are:

  • Fish
  • Chicken
  • Turkey
  • Nuts
  • Beans
  • Low-fat dairy products
  • Whole grains
  • Plant-based meat alternatives (ie. burgers)

What if they include ordered lists?

  1. Fish
  2. Chicken
  3. Turkey
  4. Nuts
  5. Beans
  6. Low-fat dairy products
  7. Whole grains
  8. Plant-based meat alternatives (ie. burgers)
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  11. test

What if we include tables? That's a nice to have

 Vitamin What it does
Vitamin A Growth and development;
Immune function;
Red blood cell function;
Skin and bone function;
Vitamin B Immune function;
Nervous system function;
Protein, carbs and fat metabolism;
Red blood cell function;
Vitamin C
Collagen and connective tissue formation;
Immune function;
Wound healing;