Valter Longo is the director of the Longevity Institute at USC in Los Angeles, and of the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM (Molecular Oncology FIRC Institute) in Milan. His studies focus on the fundamental mechanisms of aging in simple organisms and mice and on how they can be translated to humans. Dr. Longo received the 2010 Nathan Shock Lecture Award from the National Institute on Aging (NIA/NIH) and the 2013 Vincent Cristofalo "Rising Star" Award in Aging Research from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR).
Dr. Longo is an author of "The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight".
In this conversation Dr. Longo discusses main take-aways from his 25 years of research and how it applies to aging, nutrition, and disease across the globe. He talks about the role of fasting, various kinds of it and how it effects our bodies on physiological level. Dr. Longo also introduces the term "fasting-mimicking diet", or FMD and explains its role in creating longe-term health and facilitating healing. Tune in to learn more!
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