Dr. Valter Longo discusses the longevity-conferring effects of diminishing the pro-aging IGF-1 pathway.
Dr. Valter Longo discusses how autophagy may function in both normal and cancer cells.
Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Valter Longo discuss how IGF-1 is involved in the regenerative aspect of the two phases of fasting and refeeding.
Dr. Valter Longo discusses the origin of the fasting-mimicking diet and a possible shift from a drug-centered mentality to one which allows the body to heal itself.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how fasting may reduce the toxicity of chemotherapeutic drugs while also maximizing their impact in the treatment of cancer.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how fasting promotes the immune system to return to a more youthful profile.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how the fasting-mimicking diet can be beneficial in the treatment of various diseases, including multiple sclerosis.
Dr. Valter Longo explains how fatty acid usage by cancer cells weakens them and makes them more susceptible to immune system clearance.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how a fasting-mimicking diet can be used for fat loss while preserving lean muscle mass.
Dr. Valter Longo explains the difference between caloric restriction and periodic fasting and highlights the importance of refeeding after a fast.
Dr. Valter Longo discusses how fasting can play a role in the activation and renewal of stem cells by altering the metabolic profile.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how a fasting-mimicking diet can reduce markers of inflammation, resetting our biological systems to a more youthful state.
Dr. Valter Longo describes how prolonged fasting and subsequent refeeding, sends signals to the body to systematically shrink and rebuild organ systems.
Dr. Valter Longo explains the benefits of a prolonged fast.
Dr. Valter Longo describes his approach to fasting and his philosophy that if an eating protocol is too regimented people will abandon it.