Articles tagged with "aging"

  • The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and James Clement

    David Perlmutter M.D. – Empowering Neurologist: The food, the facts, the science to control your genetic destiny. Lifespan extension and healthspan extension are certainly topics that most of us want to learn more about. So, in this episode of The Empowering Neurologist we explore how regulating a particular metabolic switch through dietary and other lifestyle choices may help us increase our chances of living a longer, and disease-free, life. We have the great pleasure of spending time with James Clement, author of the brand new book The Switch. He describes how regulating a metabolic regulator in our physiology, mTOR, has important implications in terms of our ability to live a long and healthy life, and provides us with a specific game plan to get the very most from this exciting new science. Hope you enjoy! The post The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and James Clement appeared first on David Perlmutter M.D.. Source

  • The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, MD, and Dr. James DiNicolantonio

    Today we are going to review a new book, The Longevity Solution, written by Dr. James DiNicolantonio and Dr. Jason Fung. Much about this book can be learned from its subtitle: “Rediscovering Centuries Old Secrets to a Healthy, Long Life.” The point being that much of what this book describes was known by our ancestors, and it’s our job to unlearn what we’ve come to know about aging, and relearn this crucial ancient wisdom. This fascinating book does a deep dive into the mechanisms that are involved in aging and then takes up some very interesting topics that are currently a part of our day-to-day discussions relating to aging, including the notion of fasting, the importance of understanding health implications of foods like like tea, red wine, and coffee, the controversial ideas of consuming dietary salt, why magnesium matters, what makes for a healthy versus unhealthy fat, and even explores Blue Zones, Read More

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