Trans4mind Home Page

What is Your Cellular Age?

By Michael Pickering

What is Your Cellular Age?

Dr. Jonas Frisen was working in his lab, when he found

something that almost caused him to fall off of his lab


Dr. Frisen is a stem cell biologist in Stockholm. He was

working on developing a new way to estimate the ages of

human cells.

Now, most of you are probably thinking, so what. I am 20

or 30 or whatever age you are, so my cells are the same age.

That is what Dr. Friesen and many other scientists thought


However, the startling fact is that, the age of your cells

ranges from 7 to 10 years old throughout your life.

Cells replace themselves all the time. Some cells replace

themselves every day, some over several years and some not

at all.

But, most cells in your own body are less than 10 years old.

So even if you are 50 or 60 years old, your body is under

ten years old.

Except for a couple of places. These cells are formed at

birth and grow older with you. The main area is in the

brain, specifically the cerebral cortex.

Another area is in the lens of the eye. And possibly

in the cells of the muscles of the heart.

So if most of you is only 10 years old, then why do you feel

50, especially when you get up in the morning - or is that

just me?

Well, there are a lot of theories about this, ranging from

oxidation and its negative effects on your body to stem

cells wearing out, to DNA degradation.

In other words no one knows for sure.

What we do know if that all of these things are affected, at

least in part, by your diet and lifestyle.

Which means that you can put a brake on the aging process.

How do you do this? Simple.

You have to watch what you eat, eat less and exercise.

I know, that is so boring, yet it is so easy to do.

The key is to do a little every day.

The quickest way to not accomplish these goals is to make

big changes in your life.

In other words, go ahead and stop eating your junk food,

eat way less and start exercising every day.

Why do I say that this is the quickest way to not

accomplish your goals?

Because you won't keep it up. About 99.9% of the world can

not make drastic changes and keep them as part of their new

life style.

Your body, mind and spirit will rebel. Even if it is good

for you.

Remember the expression "same old, same old". Used when

someone asks how are things.

Well you body wants to keep things the "same old, same old

way. Of course there is a scientific term for this and it

is called homeostasis.

It means the same. Your body will resist changes,

especially drastic changes. The same is true for your mind

and spirit.

So, if you want to introduce these good changes (eat less,

cut out junk food and exercise more) so that your body

cells stay 7 to 10 years old into your 80's and 90's, then

start slowly.

Build up gradually. This is not a race, it is a lifestyle


About The Author
Copyright 2006 Mike Pickering. All rights reserved.

Mike has been teaching health and fitness for over 35 years.

He now writes a newsletter and articles such as:

What diet is best for you, celery and carrots or cake and

ice cream?

From our extensive site, you'll find good info on many topics using this search:

Support your personal development with these popular and effective hypnosis downloads...

  • Public Speaking Fear ~ Banish speaking anxiety and nerves with hypnosis.
  • Motivate Yourself to Exercise ~ Build a powerful exercise habit that you can't break.
  • Get Rid of Fear & Anxiety ~ Stop worry and apprehension wrecking your life.
  • Self Esteem ~ Break the negative trance of low self esteem and give yourself a chance in life.
  • Create Your Own Reality ~ Use the power of your unconscious mind to transform your life.
  • Deeper Self Respect ~ Use hypnosis to connect with your true inner worth.
  • Detach From Fear ~ Tune out nervousness and anxiety with hypnosis.
  • Improving Concentration and Focus ~ Learn how to discipline, direct and command your mind to improve your performance.
  • Exercise Motivation ~ Give you powerful keys to getting back on track with your exercise - and staying there.
  • Overcoming Shyness ~ Provides an invisible security blanket allowing you to develop social ease and overcome shyness.
  • Quick Confidence Booster ~ An audio hypnosis session that's specifically designed to get you (quickly!) back on track.
  • Stop Negative Thoughts ~ Learn powerful hypnotic techniques to stop negative thoughts before they start.
  • Overcoming Procrastination ~ Let hypnosis help you get on with what you need to do, when you need to do it. Let nothing hold you back.
  • Think Thin ~ Use hypnosis to re-train your brain and lose weight naturally... that's how to get and stay slim.
  • Fall Asleep Fast ~ Relearn how to fall asleep fast and enjoy a good night's sleep.
  • The Next Level ~ Designed to radically boost your performance in any field. It's based on a technique used by top athletes and other successful people to help them make a big stride forward.
This is our selection of favorites, but there's a session for every need! Choose from over 800 Hypnosis Downloads...
Search now on an issue that interests or concerns you...

View all the Hypnosis Downloads here

The New Wave in Meditation Technology

Click here to learn more about the iAwake Profound Meditation Program
The iAwake Profound Meditation Program
is a way of enhancing your meditation practice, making meditation not only easier and more enjoyable, but also more efficient and effective.
Profound Meditation provides the smoothest, deepest, richest, most profound meditation experience available anywhere...
Here is a link to a free 20-minute track from iAwake Technologies - a sample of the type of tools that will deepen your meditation immediately and help you quickly become a successful meditator. It's the opening track of iAwake's flagship product, the Profound Meditation Program, called the iAwake Experience...
Learn More and Download the iAwake Experience
We think you'll find this technology a tremendous aid on your transformative journey of becoming your best and most creative self - and you can get started today!
Copyright © 1997-2018 Trans4mind Ltd