Dr. Longo is the director of the longevity institute at the University of Southern California. His studies focus on the fundamental mechanisms of aging and on dietary interventions that can affect the stem-cell based regeneration to promote longevity in mice and humans.
Listen in for Dr. Longo’s specific recommendations for the types of foods we should be eating in order to support health and longevity. He also discusses the Prolon diet, a 5 day fast mimicking diet, designed to give you all the benefits of fasting without the hunger.
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Here are some highlights from this Podcast:
(1:35) – Dr. Longo, The Longevity Guru
(2:45) – The connection between high protein and high incidence of cancer
(5:15) – How much protein should someone really consume
(8:53) – Some of the biggest mistakes people make in terms of eating
(10:42) – The fasting mimicking diet
(17:04) – The effect of the fasting mimicking diet on cancer prevention and treatment
(19:23) – What people should be eating for longevity
(23:55) – Dr. Longo’s opinion on exercise
(26:03) – More information and to read published papers