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Archive: January 2019

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 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

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