Still avoiding alcohol, ciggies and that guy you swore you would never date again? New Year’s resolutions have their time and place, but, let’s face it, they peter out right around now. Luckily, science offers a more measured, long-term approach to get us to a ripe old age.

What are Telomeres? Check out this article and this book:  The Telomere Effect: A Revolutionary Approach to Living Younger, Healthier, Longer., by Elizabeth Blackburn