#057 - The Fasting Mimicking Diet, Eating For Longevity, High Vs. Low Protein Diets, Ancestry Diets, Meat Vs. Plant Diets, Rebuilding The Gut, Food Tolerances, The Blue Zones, And More!

May 20, 2018

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ABOUT DR. LONGO

Dr. Valter Longo, Professor of Gerontology and Biological Science and Director of The Longevity Institute at the School of Gerontology at USC, is one of the world's premier experts on living longer, healthier lives. He's been dubbed "The Guru of Longevity" by TIME Magazine. Dr. Longo is interested in understanding the fundamental mechanisms of aging in yeast, mice and humans by using genetics and biochemistry techniques and identifying the molecular pathways conserved from simple organisms to humans that can be modulated to protect against multiple stresses and treat or prevent cancer, Alzheimer’s Disease and other diseases of aging. The focus is on the signal transduction pathways that regulate resistance to oxidative damage in yeast and mice.

Dr. Longo's new book, The Longevity Diet: Discover the New Science Behind Stem Cell Activation and Regeneration to Slow Aging, Fight Disease, and Optimize Weight, is the one-stop guide to his research and philosophies on aging healthier and extending life expectancy. It's medical approach is based on his 5 Pillars of Longevity, where each pillar looks at several key factors that influence our chances of optimal health. The practical application of which combines a healthy, every day, pescatarian eating plan (the "Longevity Diet") with a 5-day fasting-mimicking diet, or FMD, done intermittently throughout the year. 

 

SHOW NOTES

4:00 - Dr. Longo's Background

5:20 - What Are The Longevity Diet And Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD?)

6:20 - How Does The FMD Compare To Intermittent Fasting?

9:00 - How Does The FMD Compare To Keto?

10:55 - When Should Someone Do A FMD?

13:45 - What Are The Health Benefits Of the FMD?

15:05 - What Is Prolon?

17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD?

17:07 - How Does Dr. Longo Feel About Homemade Versions Of The FMD?

21:30 - What Is Juventology?

22:40 - How And Why Should You Eat Based On Your Ancestry?

25:00 - What Commonalities Are There In The Blue Zones?

27:50 - How Far Back Do You Need To Look In Determining Ancestral Diet?

29:10 - What About People Who Suffer With GI Distress From Lots Of Plant

34:05 - What About People Who Thrive On Higher Protein Diets?

36:45 - Tips For Rebuilding Gut And Adding In Foods? 

36:45 - Tips For Rebuilding Gut And Adding In Foods?

38:45 - Should You Use Probiotics?

40:30 - Why Are We Seeing So Many Degernative Diseases Today?

42:20 - How Does Mindset Affect Our Food And Immune System?

44:00 - What Does The Longevity Diet Look Like? 

48:35 - What Are The Five Pillars Of Longevity?

52:55 - Why Do We Need Higher Protein When Older?

55:00 - Centenarians Who Eat Whatever They Want (Genetics Explained)

58:10 - Three Principals To Support Health And Longevity?

1:10 - Dr. Longo's Typical Diet... What Has He Eaten Today? 

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#056 - All Your Serrapeptase Questions!, Chapstick Lipstick & Glosses, Does IF Target Certain Areas Of Fat?, Barefoot Shoes, And More!

May 13, 2018

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9:08 - Listener Q&A: Ruth  - Barefoot Shoes & Supporting The Natural Form & Arches Of Your Feet

 

17:45 - Listener Q&A: Karla  - How Long Do You Wait To Eat After Taking Serrapeptase?

25:00 - Listener Q&A: Suzanne  - What If Serrapeptase Makes You Hungry?

27:35 - Listener Q&A: Peter  - Does Serrapeptase Break The Fast?

31:50 - Listener Q&A: Sonya  - Recommended Serrapeptase Dose? Is Nausea A Problem?

36:36 - Listener Q&A: Maribeth  - Recommended Serrapeptase Dosing? Is Serrapeptase Safe For Teens With Allergies And Joint Soreness? Does It Cause Nausea?

39:25 - Listener Q&A: Christi  - Do You Spread Out Serrapeptase Doses Throughout The Day?

41:00 - Listener Q&A: Lynn  - More Serrapapetase Info?

44:25 - Listener Q&A: Michelle - Does IF Target Some Areas Of Fat More Than Others?

51:20 - Listener Q&A: Jacqueline  - Does Flavored Chaptstick Break The Fast?

51:50 - Listener Q&A: Daleena  - Do Flavored Lipsticks/Glosses Break The Fast?

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#055 - Special Episode With JJ VIRGIN: Fat Vs. Sugar Burners, Carb Intakes, Food Sensitivities, Cleaning Up Diet, Stress Reduction, Positive Mindset Hacks, Eating Windows, Circadian Rhythms & More!

May 7, 2018

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Celebrity nutrition expert and Fitness Hall of Famer JJ Virgin teaches clients how to break through food and carb intolerances, so they can finally lose the weight to transform their health and their lives. JJ is a prominent TV and media personality, whose previous features include co-host of TLC’sFreaky Eaters​, health expert for ​Dr. Phil​, and appearances on PBS, ​Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Access Hollywood, ​and the​ TODAY Show.​ She also speaks regularly and has shared the stage with notables including TD Jakes, Tony Robbins, and ​Brendon Burchard​. JJ is the author of fourNY Times​ bestsellers: ​The Virgin Diet, The Virgin Diet Cookbook, JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet​, and​ JJ Virgin’s Sugar Impact Diet Cookbook.

Find articles, recipes, helpful online programs, and more at​ ​www.jjvirgin.com​.

 

3:10 - The Difference Between Being A Sugar Burner And Fat Burner

6:25 - How Do You Become A Fat Burner? (And Roadblocks Along The Way!)

10:30 - Finding How Many Carbs You Feel Best On, And When Keto Isn't Right

12:00 - Early Eating Windows

14:25 - Circadian Genes And Eating Windows

16:35 - Seasons, Sleeping, And Insulin Sensitivity 

17:45 - Fruit And Vitamin D Production

18:20 - Tips ANd Tricks For Starting IF & Cleaning Up Your Diet

20:55 - Food Sensitivities And Craving The Foods That Hurt Us

23:45 - IGE Vs. IGG reactions 

25:00 - How To Identify Your Food Sensitiites 

29:45 - Stress Reducing Techniques (Gratitude, Little Wins, Appreciating People, Tapping, HIIT)

34:20 - The Importance Of Appreciating And Taking Time For Your Meals

36:40 - The Importance Of Chewing 

38:40 - How To Develop A Positive Mindset (Rubber Bands, Managing Environment, Removing Negativity) 

46:55 - Get JJ's Free Challenge Guide! 

 

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#054 - Optimal Ketone Levels, Snatiation, Vibration Plates, The Clean Fast Debate, IF Struggles, “Normal” Hunger Levels, La Croix, Gin’s and Melanie’s Houses, And More!

April 29, 2018

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7:00 - Optimal Ketone Levels May Be Lower Than You Think!

17:45 - Listener Feedback: Winnie  - Struggling With IF In The Beginning 

21:50 - Listener Feedback: Kim  - Sneazing When Eating More = "Snatiation" 

28:20 - Listener Feedback/Q&A: Sandy  - Advice For Migraine Sufferers 

34:58 - ListenerQ&A: Sandy  - More Info On Vibration Plates? 

39:30 - ListenerQ&A: Sandy  - All About Gin's And Melanie's Houses!

50:30 - ListenerQ&A: Naoime  - What Levels Of Hunger Are Normal For IF? (IF Isn't As Easy As They Say?)

60:05 - ListenerQ&A: Naoime  - Does La Croix Break The Fast?

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#053 - Hangovers, 24 Hour Fast Benefits, Changed Lab Results, Dealing With Binging, Overeating, And More!

April 22, 2018

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7:05 - Listener Q&A: Ann Marie  - Tweak For Weight Loss - Adding 2-3 24 Hour Fasts Per Week

14:53 - Listener Q&A: Beth  - Does IF Lead To Lab Change Results?

18:15 - Listener Q&A: Beth  - Should You Fast When You Have A Hangover?

29:20 - Listener Q&A: Kat  - Why Am I Binging In My Eating Window?

31:05 - Listener Q&A: Ashley  - Why Am I Getting Hungry And Binging After A Smaller Dinner?

33:15 - Listener Q&A: Karen  - Why Am I Never Satiated?

34:15 - Listener Q&A: Naiom  - What To Do If Gaining Weight From Binging Because Making Mental Notes Of Everything I Want To Eat? Am I Still Getting Benefits Without Weight Loss?

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#052 - The THYROID Episode With Elle Russ! Self Diagnosing Hypothyroidism, Lab Markers, Natural Desiccated Thyroid, Feeling Bad With “Normal” Levels, IF & The Adrenals, Stress, Doing LESS, & More

April 15, 2018

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Elle Russ is a writer and host of the popular Primal Blueprint Podcast. She is the leading voice of thyroid health in the fast-growing Paleo, Primal, and Ancestral Health Movements. Originally from downtown Chicago, Elle lives and plays in Malibu, CA. You can learn more about her at ElleRuss.com

Elle wrote The Paleo Thyroid Solution after consulting with over two dozen endocrinologists, internal medicine specialists, and general practice MDs...but her thyroid condition was only getting worse - and nothing from doctors resembled a solution, or even hope. Exasperated and desperate, Elle took control of her own health and resolved two severe bouts of hypothyroidism on her own – including an acute Reverse T3 problem. Through a devoted paleo/primal lifestyle, intensive personal experimentation, and a radically modified approach to thyroid hormone replacement therapy…Elle went from fat, foggy, and fatigued – to fit, focused, and full of life!

Listen to Find Out How To Get Elle's FREE Thyroid Guide!!!

3:04 -Elle's Story & The Problem With Diagnosing Thyroid Problems Today

9:50 - Self-Diagnosing Thyroid Problems With Temps

11:25 - How The Thyroid Works

19:50 - What Lab Markers You Need To Get Tested

21:10 - Conventional T4 Medications Vs Natural Desiccated Thyroid

30:04 - Listener Q&A: Stephanie  - My doctor is concerned about IF affecting adrenally, thyroid and hormone levels?

30:00 - Listener Q&A: Sallie  - Does IF put too much stress on the adrenals and the whole adrenal/thyroid complex?

32:10 - Listener Q&A: Alessandra  - Is an IF lifestyle okay for someone hypothyroidism? 

45:30 -The Importance Of Not Going Too Hard

47:10 - The Significance of Cortisol, Stress And Being Kind To Your Body

47:10 - Listener Q&A:  - The Significance of Stress, Finding the Root Of The Problem, Doing Less Rather Than More, & Loving Your Your Body

 

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#051 - Transitioning Tips, Acid Reflux, Stevia, Do Calories Count Or Not?, Migraines, NOT Hungry, Restrictive Mindsets, IF & Exercise, And More!

April 8, 2018

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7:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Why Am I Not Ravenous In My Eating Window?

13:25 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - Do Calories Count Or Not? ("X Is A lot of Calories- Restrictive Mindset)

24:10 - Listener Q&A: Linda  - How Does IF Affect Acid Reflux?

24:55 - Listener Q&A: Keiran  - How To Do OMAD At Night And Not Get Acid Reflux? Will IF Reduce Acid Reflux? Does Acid Reduce At Bed? Should I Change Eating Window?

33:50 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - Suggestions For Transitioning Into IF?

42:55 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - How To Get Through Migraines With IF?

49:00 - Listener Q&A: Michelle  - What Kind Of Exercise Do You Do? Morning Or Evening? How Many Times Per Weeks? Difficulties With IF?

53:30 - Listener Q&A: Carolina  - Can You Have Stevia In Eating Window?

 
 
 
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#050 - IF & Sexual Attraction, Money Savings, Liquor, Diatamaceous Earth, Gluten Intolerance, Allergy Medications, Day Vs. Night Windows, Citric Acid, And More!

April 1, 2018

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4:30 - Listener Kristin:  - IF Success Story From A Physician And Patients 

7:10 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Does Diatamaceous Earth Break The Fast?

12:26 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Can IF Heal Gluten-Intolerance 

17:05 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Do Allergy Meds Affect Fasting?

19:50 - Listener Q&A: Gia  - Does IF Increase Attention From The Opposite Sex?

22:30 - Listener Q&A: Tonya  - How Much Money Do You Save Per Month On Food?

31:45 - Listener Q&A: Trish  - How Does Liquor Affect IF? 

40:30 - Listener Q&A: Elishka  - HIs A Daytime Window As Effective As A Nighttime Window?

49:30 - Listener Q&A: Olivia  - Does Citric Acid Break The Fast?

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#049 - IF & Morning People, CBD Oil, Emotional Crutches, How To Know If Your Gut Is Healthy, UK Organic Wines, Crashing After Eating, And More!

March 26, 2018

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7:50 - Listener Feedback: Faye - Ditching The Husband AND Weight, And Gaining So Many Benefits!

11:30 - Listener Feedback: Jessica - UK Organic Wine Reccomendation 

 

13:25 - Listener Feedback: Hayley - How Do You Deal With The Emotional Components of IF And Giving Up Crutches?

 

27:25 - Listener Q&A: Sarah - Does CBD Oil Break The Fast Or Hinder Autophagy? Does Peppermint Stimulate Appetite? 

35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut?

35:05 - Listener Feedback: Rosie - How Do You Know If You Have A Healthy Gut?

45:50 - Listener Feedback: Becca - How To Get More Energy At Night For Morning People?

47:25 - Listener Feedback: Celeste - How To Stop Crashing After Eating?

 

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#048 - Wearable Weights, Mid-Fast Hunger, Fasting Teens?, Vegetarian Paleo, Reversing Diabetes, & More!

March 18, 2018

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5:45- Listener Feedback: Mainak  - IF Success & Need For Way To Embrace "Fear" Or "Pain" Of Initiation 

8:50 - Listener Feedback: Tino  - Reversing Diabetes With IF And Taking Your Health Into Your Own Hands

15:25 - Listener Feedback: Kelly  - Light Sensitivity As Indicator Of Adrenal Stress (For Liz)

16:40 - Listener Feedback: Karen  - Exercise At The End Of Fast For Blasting Through Plateaus

20:45 - Listener Feedback: Claire  - Calories In A Pound of Human Fat

25:10 - Listener Q&A: Statia  - Is Mid-Fast Hunger Normal?

29:45 - Listener Q&A: Rebecca  - More Details On Wearable Weights: Risks, Effectiveness, Muscle Building Or Calorie Burning, How Long, Vest, Size?

30:50 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - Heaviness Of Wearable Weights?

40:25 - Listener Q&A: Jessica  - How To Do Paleo As Vegetarian?

46:50 - Listener Q&A: Max  - Is IF Ok For A Growing Teen?

48:10 - Listener Q&A: Genienne  - Could IF Help A Sick, Fatigued, Allergy-Ridden Teen?

48:25 - Listener Q&A: Angela  - Should Teens Do IF? Have There Been Any Studies On Teens And HGH?

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