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Protein, fasting, cancer, and longevity | Valter Longo, PhD

The Proof with Simon Hill

Episode #237. Dr Valter Longo introduces intriguing questions to the show: could protein consumption actually be harmful to our health? How important is muscle tissue? Can fasting be used as an adjunct cancer treatment? We investigate these questions and many more, diving into the research on IGF-1, mTOR, and the fasting-mimicking diet.Specifically, we discuss: Intro (0:00) Ideal diets for longevity (2:58) Important Pathways for aging (9:15) IGF1 Elevation (16:24) Actue vs Chronic elevation of IGF1 (19:46) Danger of Protein Over Consumption (25:11) Impact of exercise on IGF1 (32:52) Muscle Mass and Longevity (38:35) Study on High Protein Later in Life (41:59) How to get IGF1 tested (48:03) Low IGF1 & Cognitive Decline (49:54) Resistance to IGF1 (53:00) Mendelian Randomization Studies (54:38) Fasting Mimicking Diet (59:21) Fasting and Cancer (1:16:03) Ketogenic Diet & Cancer (1:27:51) Outro (1:32:15) To connect with Dr Valter Longo, you can find him on Instagram and Facebook. Learn more about Dr Longo’s research on his website, https://www.valterlongo.com/, where you will also be able to view and purchase his book, The Longevity Diet. Make sure to listen to Dr Longo’s previous appearance on The Proof, Episode #106.Discover supporting studies and more insights in the full show notes.Enjoy, friends.SimonWant to support the show?The best way to support the show is to use the products and services offered by our sponsors. To check them out, and enjoy great savings, visit theproof.com/friends. You can also show your support by leaving a review on the Apple Podcast app and/or sharing your favourite episodes with your friends and family.Simon Hill, MSc, BSc (Hons)Creator of theproof.com and host of The Proof with Simon HillAuthor of The Proof is in the PlantsWatch the episodes on YouTube or listen on Apple/SpotifyConnect with me on Instagram, Twitter, and FacebookDownload my complimentary two-week meal plan and high protein Plant Performance recipe book

1hr 40mins

6 Dec 2022

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#163 Fasting as a Medical Tool for Longevity with Dr Elizabeth Thompson & Prof Valter Longo

The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast

🎬 Watch the podcast on YouTube here📱 Download The Doctor’s Kitchen app for freeFasting as a tool for health is becoming a popular question whenever I do live talks. The interest in fasting is huge. We’ve done a dive into fasting with previous guests on the podcast, check them out on www.thedoctorskitchen.com/podcasts  And today, I talk to Professor Valter Longo and Dr Elizabeth Thompson about fasting as a tool in diabetes and even to support cancer patients during chemotherapy.We’ve had Professor Longo on the pod before, introducing what fasting means and how it works, so if you want more of an explanation into Fasting Mimicking Diets, FMD, make sure you listen to that episode first. We also dive into Dr Thompson’s own experience with fasting, the new data from Valter’s lab and others since we last spoke, the long-term effects, drawbacks and implementation. Remember, fasting is still an emerging therapeutic tool, so please exercise caution when trying these techniques and if possible do it with the guidance of a practitioner.Dr Elizabeth Thompson is a very experienced medical doctor having trained in medicine at Oxford University and completed her clinical training at Guy’s Hospital in London. She’s also the Chief Executive of the National Centre for Integrative Medicine. She is also an experienced Medical Homeopath specialising in women’s health including the menopause and supporting the health and wellbeing of cancer patients.Dr. Valter Longo is a Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences and Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California - one of the leading centres for research on ageing and age-related disease.The Longo laboratory published key findings on the 5 day periodic dietary intervention called Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), and showed in randomised clinical trials that FMD reduces the risk factors and markers associated with ageing and diseases. Dr. Longo’s most recent studies focus on the use of FMD interventions to activate stem cell- based regeneration to promote longevity.Professor Longo’s core objectives are to offer treatment and other health services to patients with serious diseases and to achieve these goals, Professor Longo devolves all profits from his books and FMD products to research and programs via his foundations.Today we talk aboutDr Elizabeth Thompson’s personal experience with fastingRecent findings on periodic fasting in cancerWhy fasting needs to be standardisedThe drawbacks of fasting and why it isn’t a miracle cureThe long-term effects of periodic fastingWhy the implementation of fasting may be easier than you thinkProtein & longevity – Are we eating too much protein?Check out the recipes and app here: https://apple.co/37PvMMXJoin the newsletter and 7 day meal plan here: https://thedoctorskitchen.com/newsletter/Check out the socials here: https://www.instagram.com/doctors_kitchen/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


7 Sep 2022

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31 Aug 2022

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What Does a World-Leading Nutrition Scientist Eat in a Day? Valter Longo, Ph.D.

Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn

Would you like to know the details of the diet of a world-leading nutrition scientist, celebrated worldwide for his research contributions? And the science behind the diet?   This week, Dr. Kahn discusses a recent paper by Valter Longo, Ph.D. on nutrition for longevity and the pillars of research that have built his recommendations. As a bonus, Dr. Kahn shares what Dr. Longo eats in a week, and you will be surprised! Do not look for red meat, chicken, or dairy.   If you want to purchase the Fasting Mimicking Diet known as Prolon, click the following link: https://prolonfmd.com/products/prolon-professionals?hcp=Kahn8659


26 Aug 2022

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Fasting, Longevity, and Biological Aging with Dr. Valter Longo

New Frontiers in Functional Medicine

Eating for longevity. A topic I’m very passionate about and one that has received incredible attention lately. How much protein should we eat to live longer? What about ketones, carbohydrates, and blood sugar spikes? Where does fasting fit in all of this? And what physical activity confers the most benefit for our healthspan? On this episode of New Frontiers, I pose all of these questions and more to one of the most brilliant minds in longevity science – Dr. Valter Longo. I’m so excited to have him as my guest once again – his grasp on the longevity literature is extraordinary, as is his immense contribution to this growing body of research. Dr. Longo and I discuss the fasting-mimicking diet, biological aging, macronutrient targets, the lifestyle pillars of centenarians, and much, much more. It was such a fun (and research-packed)conversation, just wait until you get your ears on it! As always, I would appreciate a thumbs up and a kind review wherever you listen to New Frontiers. - DrKF

1hr 2mins

18 Jul 2022

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Valter Longo PhD: Fasting & Nutrition Protocols for Longevity & Disease Prevention

The Rich Roll Podcast

When it comes to fasting, how do you parse fact from fiction?How do nutrition and lifestyle choices make or break disease?And how do we eat to live longer, healthier lives?To help us answer these questions, Dr.Valter Longo is back.Dr. Longo first graced the show back on RRP #367, where we covered the basics for fasting for longevity. Today we are getting granular on the science of longevity & nutrition, including an analysis of the latest research on fasting and what Dr. Longo calls the fasting-mimicking diet and its connection to healthspan extension & disease prvention,So today we pick up where we left off four years ago, covering: The latest research on fasting and his fasting-mimicking diet; the 5 nutrition pillars of longevity and various fasting strategies, optimal protein intake based on age, high fat versus low-fat diets, and how to think about and contextualize continuous glucose monitoring; the science around rapamycin, metformin and sirtuins; and many other topics. Today’s episode is also viewable on YouTube.Learn more + show notes: https://bit.ly/richroll690Today’s Sponsors:Levels: Making continuous glucose monitoring mainstream for the first time ever. Learn more about metabolic health with personalized insights & biometric data at: levels.link/RICHROLLBirch Living: The best, most affordable, organic, sustainable mattresses on the market with a 100-night risk-free trial.For 400$ off ALL mattresses and 2 free eco-rest pillows visit birchiving.com/richroll.ROKA: Cutting-edge eyewear & apparel built for top performance.ROKA combines the no-slip performance with fashionable frames. Visit roka.com and enter code RichRoll for 20% off.Olipop: A healthier and more delicious version of the soda you grew up sipping but with the added benefit of microbiome and digestive health support. Receive 20% off plus FREE Shipping on your order at drinkolipop.com/richroll.Seed: Seed’s DS-01™ Daily Synbiotic combines 24 clinically verified, naturally-occurring, probiotic strains with plant-based prebiotics. Visit seed.com/RICHROLL to learn more.Calm: Ease stress and get the best sleep of your life with guided meditations, sleep stories, and more. Right now, my listeners can get a special limited-time promotion of 40% off a Calm Premium subscription at calm.com/richroll.Valter is one of the world’s brightest minds on the cutting edge of longevity science and this one is full of prescriptive advice. I hope you learn as much as I did.Peace + Plants,Rich

1hr 59mins

4 Jul 2022

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Use These Fasting Secrets to Reverse Aging and Increase Your Lifespan with Dr. Valter Longo

Dhru Purohit Podcast

This episode is brought to you by ButcherBox and InsideTracker.We all know that fasting has amazing benefits: reduced inflammation, increased cognitive function, fat loss, decreased risk of metabolic dysfunction, and the list goes on and on. But is there a correct way to fast? Is fasting for everyone? Should we exercise while we fast? How do we make the most of our fasts and how do we optimize our diets when we aren’t fasting? Today on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dr. Valter Longo answers all of these questions and more. Dhru and Dr. Longo discuss the key pillars of the Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD), created by Dr. Longo to provide the body with the benefits of fasting without completely starving it. They also dive into the foundation of a longevity diet—how can we increase our lifespan and our healthspan using targeted nutrients and dietary protocols. Dr. Longo is internationally recognized as a leader in the field of aging studies and related diseases. Known as the “Guru of Longevity,” Dr. Longo is currently Professor of Biogerontology and Biological Sciences and Director of the Institute of Longevity of the School of Gerontology at the University of Southern California, as well as Director of the Oncology and Longevity Program at IFOM in Milan. He is also the Scientific Director of the Create Cures Foundation and the Valter Longo Foundation. Valter is the author of The Longevity Diet, a culmination of his 25 years of research on aging, nutrition, and disease across the globe. It provides an easy-to-understand, accessible, and implementable road map to living well longer through improved nutrition.In this episode, we dive into: -Why you shouldn’t skip breakfast (2:23)-What happens if you fast incorrectly (13:59)-The key pillars of the Fasting Mimicking Diet (21:43)-Exercise and fasting (24:10)-The impact of the Fasting Mimicking Diet on chronic disease (31:05)-How the Fasting Mimicking Diet impacts the brain (35:18)-The foundation of the longevity diet (38:52)-Optimal protein consumption and longevity (51:02)-Why walking one hour a day is so central to longevity (1:04:14) -Stem-cell therapy and longevity (1:09:03)-Longevity supplement recommendations (1:15:57) For more on Dr. Valter Longo, follow him on Instagram @prof_valterlongo, Facebook @provalterlongo, and through his website, valterlongo.com. Get his book, The Longevity Diet, here.This episode is brought to you by ButcherBox and InsideTracker.Right now, ButcherBox is offering new members a great deal. You’ll receive two pounds of FREE salmon in your first box. Sign up at ButcherBox.com/dhru.InsideTracker provides detailed nutrition and lifestyle guidance based on your individual needs. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 20% off. Just go to insidetracker.com/DHRU to get your discount and try it out for yourself. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 31mins

12 May 2022

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Dr. Valter Longo, PhD International Health and Wellness Expert

The Admiral's Almanac

Doctor Longo was selected in 2018 by Time Magazine as the world's Most Influential Nutrition and Health Expert for his research on nutrition and fast mimicking diets to improve health and prevent disease. Doctor Longo is the best-selling author of The Longevity Diet. He sits down with my colleague Adriana Sanford and me to discuss his research on health and wellness.


12 Jan 2022

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The 5 Pillars To Increasing Your Lifespan & Aging in Reverse w/Dr. Valter Longo EP 1199

The School of Greatness

Today’s Guest is Dr. Valter Longo. He has thirty years of experience in the field of longevity and healthy eating. He is the Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California and the Director of the Longevity and Cancer Program at the Italian Foundation for Cancer Research’s Institute of Molecular Oncology in Milan, Italy. In 2018, TIME Magazine named Professor Longo as one of the 50 most influential people in health care for his research on fasting-mimicking diets as a way to improve health and prevent disease. He’s also the best-selling author of The Longevity Diet. In this episode we discuss the main causes of people not having longevity, what the longevity diet is and why it works, the five pillars of longevity and so much more!For more go to: www.lewishowes.com/1199Get Dr. Longo's book - https://www.valterlongo.com/the-longevity-diet/Mel Robbins: The “Secret” Mindset Habit to Building Confidence and Overcoming Scarcity: https://link.chtbl.com/970-podDr. Joe Dispenza on Healing the Body and Transforming the Mind: https://link.chtbl.com/826-podMaster Your Mind and Defy the Odds with David Goggins: https://link.chtbl.com/715-pod

1hr 44mins

8 Dec 2021

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25 Nov 2021