Dr David Sinclair is a professor of genetics at Harvard, a co-director of the Paul F Glenn Centre for Biology of Aging Research, and an author.
His research and biotech companies focus on understanding why we age and how to slow its effects.
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A good Mediterranean-type diet protects the brain from ageing and can even reverse aspects of ageing in the elderly.
A Mediterranean diet includes olive oil in the diet, red wine, and very little red meat.
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The brain age ages slower than the rest of the body. The brain has super protective mechanisms that keep the brain younger for longer.
After the age of 40, the volume of the brain reduces about 5% per decade. However, you can slow that process down and even reverse it later in life.
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