- Joined Jan 17, 2007
Very interesting article from the BBC discussing the possibility of significantly expanding, and even reversing, the ageing process:All jokes aside, there'll be no life expectancy growing by leaps and bounds simply through eating green vegetables.
Look at this graph:
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Lower infant mortality, and better nutrition, medicine, and technology has inflated the area under the curve over the past 100 years, but, there is, and always has been a brick wall between 100 and 110 years old. IMHO, only genetic engineering will start pushing this graph right-ward. Not food.
The idea of slowing down the ageing process and living healthier, more productive lives is hugely appealing.
It’s led to a growing trend for people looking to take control of their own biology, optimising their bodies and minds through ‘biohacking’.
But how safe and ethical is this pursuit of longevity? And are there more natural ways of expanding your healthy lifespan?