In this episode Dr. Mike and Dr. Longo discuss the five pillars of longevity, the latest research on how fasting-mimicking diets (FMD) effect living longer, the need for FDA approved fasting standards, how to determine one’s ideal weight, how to stave off dementia and other neurological problems, and how diet relates to cancer prevention.
About Dr. Valter Longo:
Dr. Valter Longo is the Edna M. Jones Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences and Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California –Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, one of the leading centers for research on aging and age-related disease. Dr. Longo is also the Director of the Longevity and Cancer Program at the IFOM Institute of Molecular Oncology in Milan, Italy.
Professor Longo donates all profits from his books to research programs, some of which are named above. His books are made possible by his two foundations: Fondazione Valter Longo in Milano and Create Cures Foundation in Los Angeles.