Tag Archives: all-cause mortality risk

Selenium: How Much Is Optimal For Health?

For those who track their diet, eating only the RDA for many nutrients may not optimize health. For example, the RDA for selenium is 55 micrograms per day, but is that amount optimal for reducing risk of death for all causes?

Telomere Length: How Does it Compare Against Other Biological Age Metrics?

Papers referenced in the video:

The Hallmarks of Aging: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…

Telomere Length as a Marker of Biological Age: State-of-the-Art, Open Issues, and Future Perspectives: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…

Telomeres and the natural lifespan limit in humans: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti…

Telomere Length and All-Cause Mortality: A Meta-analysis: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30254…

Comparability of biological aging measures in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study, 1999-2002: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/30999…

Longitudinal trajectories, correlations and mortality associations of nine biological ages across 20-years follow-up: https://elifesciences.org/articles/51507

Eleven Telomere, Epigenetic Clock, and Biomarker-Composite Quantifications of Biological Aging: Do They Measure the Same Thing? https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/29149…