“The average age has been growing uninterrupted for half a century. In 2023 it stood at 51.23 years, the historical maximum since records exist. Is it negative? Not necessarily, because people are living longer. In fact, there are almost 400 centenarians.”

Pablo García Vivanco, nutritionist and president of the Ourenstividad association, which studies the phenomenon. Although science points, on the one hand, to epigenetics (factors such as stress, habits…), reasons could also be sought in DNA: “Women may have longer telomeres.” The aging of the population is not, in itself, a bad circumstance. And this is how Vivanco highlights it: “It is not negative, as long as it is accompanied by measures to make it positive.” Ourense It is a province in which “you age well”.

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