[Australia] A new study reveal that a good night rest may not be enough to keep the body healthy and feel young. A Nobel Prize Winner revealed that sleep, coffee and seaweed are the keys to staying young.
In a recent study conducted by Nobel Prize Winner Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, it was discovered that sever hours of sleep, munching on seaweeds and a regular doze of caffein is the secret to staying young. Everyone needs their sleep regardless. As well as having your cups of coffee and seaweed, think about getting the best sleep you can, perhaps consider a full size mattress to help get a comfortable night’s sleep.
Dr. Blackburn has been awarded the Nobel Prize for her discovery of Telomeres. At the end of every chromosome, there is a shoelace caps like material, this is what is referred to as Telomeres. According to the study, Telomeres are responsible the ageing of every person.
The study also revealed that the Telomeres can detect a person’s risk of Alzheimer’s and Cancer. According to Dr. Blackburn, the Telomeres are rapidly worn down by a lot of factors, such as stress and improper diet.
According to Dr. Blackburn’s study, seven hours of sleep time is one of the key elements of staying young. Studies show that one of the main causes of damage to a person’s DNA is being sleep deprived.
A good night sleep, according to the study, may keep the Telomeres young. Another way to keep the Telomeres healthy is by drinking coffee.
A study revealed that out of 4,000 women, those who are drinking coffee have longer and healthier Telomeres. Proper diet is also a key factor to staying young looking and healthy.
It was discovered in a study conducted in Korea that eating seaweeds, sea foods, vegetables and whole grains are associated with healthier Telomeres. A mediterranean diet, which comprises of vegetables, fresh fruits and olive oil, is also associated with longer Telomeres.
According to Dr. Blackburn, the small changes that a person makes every day can stabilize Telomeres. The study is published in a book entitled “The Telomere Effect”.
Photo: HOFGEISMAR, GERMANY – NOVEMBER 18: Sleeping Beauty, played by actress Elisabeth Knoche, reclines in her 100-year sleep after she pricked her finger on a spindle at Sababurg Palace on November 18, 2012 near Hofgeismar, Germany. Sleeping Beauty (in German: Dornroeschen) is one of the many stories featured in the collection of fairy tales collected by the Grimm brothers, and the 200th anniversary of the first publication of the stories will take place this coming December 20th. Elisabeth and another actor perform a skit based on the Sleeping Beauty tale to visitors during the summer months at Sababurg, which is now a hotel called Dornroeschenschloss Sababurg and is located along the ‘Fairy Tale Road’ (‘Maerchenstrasse’) from where many of the tales derive. The Grimm brothers collected their stories from oral traditions in the region between Frankfurt and Bremen in the early 19th century, and the works include such global classics as Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood, The Pied Piper of Hamelin, Cinderella and Hansel and Gretel. (Photo : Sean Gallup/Getty Images)
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