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Found: The secret of looking up to 40 years younger is chemical that rewinds...

•, By Emma Thomas
 If all you want for Christmas is to be 20 again, it could be possible one day as scientists claim to have found the secret to eternal youth.

Experts believe they may be able to turn back the clock as much as 40 years after identifying a natural compound proven to rewind the effects of old age in mice.

A protein found in all living cells called NAD could be the key to slowing down the ageing process or reversing it altogether. 
Tests on two-year-old mice who had been given the NAD-producing compound for just one week had body tissue which resembled that of a six-month old.