The 5 surprisingly simple things you can do to slow down the effects of ageing on your body

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You do not have to dread ageing with these helpful tips. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)
You do not have to dread ageing with these helpful tips. (PHOTO: Gallo Images / Getty Images)

Living to a ripe-old age is something most of us aspire to: spending time with grandchildren, doing self-indulgent things, watching golden sunrises as the day stretches magically ahead.

Dreamy, isn’t it. But if we don’t take care of ourselves, not only will those days never happen but the years leading up to them could well be plagued by poor health.

A new book called Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older by biologist Andrew Steele says the potential dividends of living a healthy lifestyle are huge.

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