Elizabeth Blackburn, Nobel prize, identified five easy ways to slow down aging.
Their advice biologist shared with Business Insider.
Specialist based on his scientific work on the theory of aging due to the shortening of the telomeric parts of chromosomes.
First, Blackburn recommends to cope with stress. In her study she studied the behavior of mothers raising children with autism and other chronic diseases.
She found that the more stress women telomeres have shortened significantly slower.
Second, the academic advises to meditate. According to her, people meditirovaniya for 12 minutes a day for two months, was able to slow down the change in the telomere.
Blackburn also believes it is important to communicate with neighbors, to marry and to have a friend for life. In addition, the expert recommends to make money.
Her research showed that people with higher incomes telomeres tend to be longer.
Elizabeth Helen Blackburn American scientist-cytogenetic and winner of the Nobel prize in physiology or medicine in 2009, together with Carol Greider and Jack Shostak with the wording “for the discovery of mechanisms of protection of chromosomes by telomeres and the enzyme telomerase”.