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6 Great Health Books to Read This Year (PBS Next Avenue)

PBS’ “Next Avenue” highlighted research by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School and his new book, The Longevity Diet. Longo’s research suggests that applying a fasting-mimicking diet three or four times a year can activate as well as boost regeneration and rejuvenation in stem cells. Longo holds that this diet reduces the risk of developing […]

USC Verdugo Hills to serve up nutrition basics in 10-week ‘Mindful Eating’ series (Los Angeles Times)

The Los Angeles Times featured a new 10-week series of free classes on mindful eating hosted at the USC Verdugo Hills Hospital. The sessions will be led by Megan Tancredi, a graduate student at the USC Leonard Davis School, and Verdugo Hills Hospital Clinical Nutrition Manager Stephanie Wood.

Is Intermittent Fasting the Key to Health? (Goop)

Goop featured Professor Valter Longo, who discussed the benefits of a fasting-mimicking diet and how lifestyle changes impact longevity. “Our animal and initial human research has shown that fasting (responsibly and smartly) can have positive effects on health by promoting regeneration in the body,” Longo said.

Does fasting really work, or is it just low calories that are beneficial? (Economic Times [India])

Economic Times (India) cited Professor Valter Longo’s research on the benefits of a fasting-mimicking diet.

Fasting diets are going mainstream — ahead of the science. Here’s why. (Vox)

Vox quoted Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School on how intermittent fasting can have long-term health benefits. Economic Times (India) cited Longo’s research on the benefits of a fasting-mimicking diet.

Can a Fasting Diet Help You Live Longer? (Outside Magazine)

Outside Magazine highlighted their deputy editor’s experience with the fasting-mimicking diet ProLon, which was created by Valter Longo of the USC Leonard Davis School. The article quoted Longo on how fasting can promote cellular regeneration in the body. Las Vegas Sun noted research by Longo on the benefits of intermittent fasting.

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