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Low-Carbohydrate Diet Mimics Fasting for Anti-Aging

Fasting and calorie restriction fight aging Perhaps the most well-known and efficient anti-aging intervention in lab animals is calorie restriction, in which restricting food by 30% or more causes an


The Hospital Defender Smoothie

Hey, I made my first video, on lowering the risk of muscle loss and infections in the elderly and ill. For a bit more in depth on this topic, see my post, Preventing muscle loss and infections in the hospital.


How aerobic exercise causes fat gain and muscle loss

For several decades now, mainstream health and fitness authorities have recommended aerobic exercise, also known as endurance exercise or “cardio”, as the best way to exercise and get fit.


New book, Muscle Up, is live!

My new book, Muscle Up: How Strength Training Beats Obesity, Cancer, and Heart Disease, and Why Everyone Should Do It, is now available on Amazon, here. For the first 24 hours, it’s at a low, low


Protein cycling diet for life extension

Valter Longo is a scientist at the University of Southern California who has done many studies on the anti-aging effects of fasting. He’s studied not just intermittent fasting, but prolonged fasting