Study: Environment Has Major Impact on Aging Process
Environmental factors have more influence on aging than previously thought, according to new research. A study found that external factors, known as gerontogens, make a dramatic impression on physiology. These include toxins from contaminated groundwater, cigarettes, industrial pollution and even sunlight. Understanding the impact of external toxins may help people to protect their bodies from aging by clarifying the actual efficacy of remedies like red wine, green tea or an apple a day in the fight against aging.