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Help may be at for those of us who want to keep the and grey hair at and slow down the process of aging. New research suggests that eating green vegetables can ward off the of aging. Researchers say that broccoli, cabbage and avocado in contain a compound that helps slow down the at which we age. The key , present in green fruit and vegetables, is called NMN. It helps slow down the signs of getting old. Scientists say NMN can also rejuvenate the . It helps replenish levels of energy production in our body that deteriorate as we age. It also helps reduce weight gain and the deterioration of .

The was conducted by scientists at the Washington University School of Medicine in the USA. Researcher professor Shinichiro Imai said: "We have shown a to slow the physiological that we see in aging mice. This means older mice have metabolism and energy resembling that of younger mice." Professor Imai said tests on mice showed that NMN reduced signs of aging, including a decline in the of skeletal muscle, poor liver function, lower density and weakening eyesight. The our metabolism changes over and leads to reduced energy levels has baffled scientists for . This latest research casts new light on this mystery.

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