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Fig. 2 | Clinical Epigenetics

Fig. 2

From: Obesity accelerates epigenetic aging in middle-aged but not in elderly individuals

Fig. 2

Association between ΔAGE and BMI in nonagenarian individuals of the Vitality 90+ Study (Age of 90 years). Correlation is non-significant (r = 0.115, p = 0.211). However, it is noteworthy that the trend of correlation is opposite to corresponding ones of the young adults and middle-aged (Fig. 1a, b). This could be an indication of obesity paradox where higher BMI is beneficial for the elderly individuals

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