Fasting and the Brain: Why Eating Less May Lower Dementia Risk

By | August 9th, 2018

Professor Valter Longo from the University of Southern California discusses fasting as a way to lower dementia risk.

We talk to Professor Valter Longo from the University of Southern California about why he believes fasting could be the most potent way to activate rejuvenation processes in the body and lower risk of disease. He is the creator of the fasting mimicking diet (FMD) and the director of USC’s Longevity Institute.

18:08 How does fasting translate into a long-lasting impact on the brain?
20:45 What kind of foods are part of the Fasting Mimicking Diet?
23:42 How many hours should you fast for?
24:40 Will a body in ketosis have the same response as a body that is fasting?

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