The Secret To Staying Young May Be Having More Children
Researchers found a correlation between women giving birth to more children and longer caps of DNA strands –– an indicator of slowed aging.By Ryan Biek | January 11, 2016
Forget the fountain of youth. The secret for women who want to fight aging might actually be having more children.
In this case, "aging" isn't limited to appearance. A study from Simon Fraser University in Canada made the find while looking at the health and longevity of women's cells as a whole.
In a 13-year study, researchers found a correlation between women giving birth to more surviving children and longer telomeres.