One of the most common questions asked by your followers will be “What are telomeres” and “What do they matter to me?” Below are talking points to create your post and scientific studies to reference.
What are telomeres?
- Distinctive structures found at the end of chromosomes
- Often compared to those plastic covers at the end of shoelaces
- They protect the end of our chromosomes so the chromosomes don’t stick/merge together
- Allows cells to divide without losing essential genetic information
- Wikipedia definition – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Telomere
- Clear definition and cool pictures – http://www.yourgenome.org/facts/what-is-a-telomere
- Here is an image from the Teloyears site you are authorized to use
Why measure the length of your telomeres?
- Telomere length has been associated with increased risks of cancer, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer, Parkison’s and more
- You can change the length of your telomeres by making diet and lifestyle changes
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