How old are you? It may seem a facile question, but in fact increasingly research suggests that the number of candles on your birthday cake might not reflect your body’s age — with implications for your quality of life, and longevity.
Just how differently our bodies age can be seen from a pioneering, but simple, new blood test developed by an international team of scientists.
The test is said to be the most accurate method yet of determining our biological age — that is, the age of our body’s cells.
The GlycanAge test analyses the levels of tiny sugar molecules (called glycans): It is designed to enable ordinary people test their real biological age — and just as importantly, help them track how lifestyle changes improve it.
The number of candles on your birthday cake might not reflect your body’s age — with implications for your quality of life, and…