Telomeric Theory - Growth Factors

Tom Matthews tmatth at
Thu Sep 24 23:23:34 EST 1998

ufotruth at wrote:

> And everyone, here is a comparison that poped into my head a while
> back that I would like to share with all of you:
> If aging was a throat infection anti-oxidants, caloric restriction,
> and beneficial nutrients would be a throat losenge. But telomeric
> therapy to elongate the telomeres would be an anti-biotic.

Except that at the present state of knowledge it is incorrect to
classify calorie restriction, which extends maximum lifespan in many
animals species, with anti-oxidants and "beneficial nutrients" which do

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