Choose a pint over a coffee. For medical reasons. Live longer.

Choose a pint over a coffee. For medical reasons. Live longer.

telomeres

  • The substances influence the length of telomeres – the end parts of DNA
  • Telomeres get shorter as a person ages, when they’re too short, the cell dies
  • Shorter telomeres are associated with poor health and an increased chance of premature death
  • Caffeine was found to shorten telomeres, but alcohol lengthened them

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