A Closer Look: How you can live a longer, healthier life

We hear from The National's health editor, Nick Webster

In A Closer Look, The National provides an in-depth take on one of the main stories of the week

For centuries people have searched for everything from mythical elixirs of youth to secrets for immortality to stave off the effects of ageing.

Longevity, the act of living a longer and healthier life, remains at the forefront of many people's minds, with billionaires spending millions a week on treatments to stay forever young.

But is it necessary to spend a fortune to avoid feeling old?

Here, host Sarah Forster speaks to The National's health editor, Nick Webster, to hear how far the wealthy go to achieve eternal youth but also how you might achieve the same results for next to nothing.

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Updated: March 22, 2024, 2:45 AM