Difference between Chronological and Biological Age

Difference between Chronological and Biological Age

Does your friend look younger than you? Don’t Koreans look way younger than their real age? Almost all of us wish to look that young and healthy!!

Each one of us ages at our own pace. Sometimes we may appear to be ageing quite quickly, whereas others appear to age somewhat more slowly. We've all met somebody who looks to be considerably younger—or older—than they are for the first time.

As living beings we have two types of ageing: chronological as well as biological. The amount of decades an individual has so far been alive is known as their chronological age, but biological age applies towards how aged someone appears to be.

Biological age, also known as physiological maturity level, considers a variety of lifestyle aspects such as nutrition, exercising, as well as sleep patterns, to mention a few.

We do in fact influence the ageing process more than genetics. 75% of our ageing process is based on epigenetics and lifestyle factors, while only 25% is controlled by genetics.

Are you surprised to hear that? Then probably you know which part of your lifestyle you need to focus on, to remain young and healthy.

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