The Telomere Effect (CHES)

A Revolutionary Approach to Living Longer, Healthier, Longer

New York Times bestselling book. It’s a fascinating mix of cutting-edge science and lifestyle coaching on how the tiny ends of the chromosomes determine how fast our cells age and die. These are ways we can extend our health spans. Of equal importance to food and physical activity, is management of psychological stress with relaxation and meditation. 

Course Expiration Date
Grouped product items
Product Name Price Qty
Book Only (1500)
15 CE Online Test Only (1501CHES)
25 CE Online Test Only (1502CHES)
15 CE Book & Online Test (1503CHES)
25 CE Book & Online Test (1504CHES)

Book Details

Year Published
1st Edition
Grand Central Publishing
Page Count

Course Objectives

CHES Competencies:

6.1.4 Convey health-related information to priority populations

6.1.5 Convey health-related information to key stakeholders

Advanced Competencies:

6.3.5 Provide expert assistance


After this course, participants will be able to:

Assess and counsel clients on nutritional, fitness, and lifestyle choices to influence their longevity and improve chances of delaying the onset of chronic diseases.

Recommended For...
  • Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)
  • Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional
Why we chose this book

This book brings new awareness to health professionals about why we age at such different rates. It explains what we have been teaching for years in wellness, and which factors greatly influence a person’s span of health before decline and death.

About the author

Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, PhD co-won a Nobel Prize for identifying telomerase and is now the president of the Salk Institute in LaJolla, CA. Dr. Elissa Epel, PhD, is a psychologist with expertise in stress management.