The Longevity & Biohacking Show with Jason Hartman

A show created to inform listeners on the important aspects of health, wealth and happiness to ensure you live life to its fullest. Your host, Jason Hartman, interviews top notch authors and gurus in the field to reveal expert advice. Guest include: Dr. Charles Tandy, David Ewing Duncan, Dr. Joseph Maroon, Dr. Edmund Chein, Dr. Michael Mosley, Matt Fitzgerald, Dr. Norman Shealy, Ari Tulla, Budge Collinson, Luis Tijerina, Ben Greenfield, Dr. Brett Osborn, Ted Anton, Patrick Cox, Jenny Craig, and many more.
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Oct 21, 2015

Proper vitamin D levels can be obtained through a balance of sun exposure and supplements. If you live in the U.S. North of Virginia you may need more than others due to the strength of the sun, especially during the winter months. Investigative journalist, Ian Wishart joins us to dispel the industry claims of the necessity of sunscreen and what proper levels of vitamin D are if you wish to ward off cancer and other debilitating diseases.


Key Takeaways:

[1:52] What is going on with Vitamin D

[3:26] Vitamin D intake reduces the risk of cancer, Alzheimer's and dementia

[6:19] Campaigns have caused people to get less vitamin D in the last 30 years

[8:22] The purpose of Vitamin D in the body

[10:48] You are 3 times more likely to die from Melanoma by using sunscreen

[12:37] Random peer reviewed studies

[15:12] Most people in the Western World have insufficient vitamin D levels

[18:01] Harsh, infrequent doses of sun are worse than everyday exposure

[19:32] A balance of sun exposure and supplements

[22:22] Vitamin D has a major impact on preventative health



Vitamin D: Is This the Miracle Vitamin?

Investigate Daily

Tolalitaria - What If The Enemy IS The State?

Air Con

Oct 14, 2015

A pH below 7.0 is acidic. A pH above 7.0 is alkaline. Good things to know, but what does it all mean for your health and longevity? This week we talk with Ralph McRae from Leading Brands, the company behind Happy Water. Happy water is an alkaline water which combines spring water with mineral water. The mineral water contains a naturally occurring amount of lithia, the main component of the pharmaceutical drug Lithium. Lithia doesn’t extend your life expectancy, but the company claims it adds quality to your life no matter how many years you are gifted.


Key Takeaways:

[1:12] Happy Water is a blend of mineral and spring water, including lithia

[2:47] Lithia improves well-being

[3:36] Neurogenesis - Creating brain cells

[4:54] Alkalinity

[7:25] Coffee is it good or bad for you

[9:03] What happens when you expose alkaline water to air

[10:32] Adding rolaids to water can make alkaline water

[10:50] It’s all about balance

[11:46] Distilled water is an absence of minerals

[12:50] Understanding Lithium and the 7 Up example

[14:38] Likening sugar to smoking

[16:23] Ralph learned how to eat

[18:42] Beverage industry trends

[20:40] Quality of life is as important as longevity



Leading Brands

Happy Water

Oct 7, 2015

Fatigue and pain are the two most common symptoms of aging and inflammation causes both. Dr. Buckingham describes how you can reverse inflammation at any age to lead a more meaningful and relevant life well into your nineties. It’s never too late to start making these simple lifestyle changes.


Key Takeaways:

[1:15] Inflammation, acute and chronic

[1:54] Free radicals are created when capillary cells run hot

[2:45] Reversing inflammation is the goal of hazing aging

[4:51] Understanding the function of capillary cells

[6:44] Increasing longevity

[7:24] 2 most common symptoms of aging

[9:03] Contents of the Hazing Aging book

[11:13] Protecting organs from decline

[12:56] Gauging your ability to decrease inflammation

[14:48] It’s never too late to make changes in life



Hazing Aging

Dr Buckingham - Hazing Aging

Sep 30, 2015

Proper supplementation and exercise are necessary for a fully functioning system.


Description: Everyone knows exercise makes everything better, but exercise doesn’t stop our cells from aging. In addition to a healthy lifestyle and nutritious food, supplementation becomes important to adults. Today’s show focuses on the four pillars of cenegenics which are nutrition, supplementation, exercise, and testosterone or TA65. We help you to understand the why behind the program and side effects which may arise and how to properly deal with them.


Key Takeaways:

[1:14] Dr. Alan Mintz and John Adams started our company 15 years ago

[3:26] Nutrition - Eat what God made in its most natural state

[4:47] Supplementation - Blood tests will help you understand the supplements you need

[6:56] Our program is preventative and focuses on clients optimum ranges

[11:33] Over 25,000 people have been in the program - 60% Male, 40% Female

[13:20] Exercise - Cardiovascular and resistance training

[17:33] Telomeres keep DNA molecules from unraveling

[19:08] When a cell divides it shortens, we try to length it

[20:32] Results of TA-65 are thicker hair, stamina, harder nails

[22:59] Changing bad habits is good for you but testosterone helps to build muscle

[24:54] Potential side effects are blood thickening and increased estrogen

[27:00] Supplemental testosterone can lower sperm counts in men

[27:52] Genetic markers for cholesterol

[30:26] We do not participate with any insurance companies




Sep 26, 2015

Dr. Young started medical school with high ideals of curing illnesses and making people healthy. In his third year, he approached the grim realization that today's medicine is not about curing, it’s about which drug fits which ailment. He now uses early medicinal practices and papers to help his patients at the cell level and shares with us the only 8 minerals you need to survive.


Key Takeaways:

[1:25] I wanted to cure sickness and disease but they told me to shut up

[3:53] The first thing you need is a strong immune system and strong cell membrane

[5:39] Can you get too much protein and is it bad for my liver

[7:46] Is protein a large molecule

[8:11] Expanding your protein intake can open up your blood vessels to drop the pressure

[10:34] You want a whole protein, not an isolate

[11:09] A low heat protein without maltodextrin

[12:40] If you want to control your disease check your Vitamin D3

[15:40] You use between 5-10,000 IU a day just being alive

[17:14] If your cell membrane is not right it does not make Vitamin D

[18:44] When a cell starts to die it goes through a 3 step process

[20:40] Adding an oil to the protein, you must emulsify oil in a protein

[22:03] Leaching out your minerals through your kidneys

[23:45] The body only needs 8 minerals to produce all the other minerals it needs

[24:24] Sodium, chloride, calcium, iodine, manganese, magnesium, chromium and phosphorus

[26:26] When a cell swells the body swells

[28:00] During Holiday dinners eat plenty of proteins and don’t go overboard on desserts




Young Foundational Health Center

Young Health

Beyond Treatment

Jay Robb Protein Powder

Sep 16, 2015

We humans aren’t able to change our genetics, yet. What we do have control over, however, is the daily amount of stress and unhappiness we endure. While you may find yourself afraid of the unknown other side of life, Dr. Madow’s best advice is to make changes in your life which will increase your happiness level . As far as diet and exercise, you already know the rules. You don’t need an expensive gym membership you just need to eat right and get outside and move around. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:38] Besides good genes it’s all about your emotional health

[3:42] If you are miserable in your job or your relationships you must fix it

[5:53] Stress is a common cause of many illnesses

[8:14] Failing is a test, if the test proves negative move on to your next test 

[10:33] You know in your heart is something is right

[12:04] Obesity is more of a problem than famine, which boggles the mind

[14:31] Cut your food in half and try using smaller plates

[16:15] Eating 6 meals a day makes your body satisfied with less food

[16:45] Exercise around the home - Try the magic 4

[20:11] You don’t need technology to keep yourself active

[22:12] Clothes didn’t come in XXL in the past and sizes are bigger by design

[23:13] Vegan is a plant based, whole food diet 

[24:24] People take notice of your good health 

[25:16] My book really is just about simplifying your life 



Slice Your Age 

King Corn 



Impress the World with Your Body in 7 Days

Sep 9, 2015

Everyone has heard of stem cells but always in a shroud of controversy. We’ve all heard snippets of “Are they safe? Do you have to harvest them from embryo’s, etc.” In this episode we learn the difference between adult and embryonic stem cells, which one may be considered controversial and how this type of therapy may be the wave of the future in medicine. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:14] Dr. Jane has a passion for alternative medicine and practices endocrinology 

[1:46] Hyperbaric therapy uses a pressurized chamber to enhance cell regeneration 

[2:41] Hyperbaric is approved by medicare

[3:32] Stem cell therapy uses a person’s cells to repair damaged areas

[6:35] Adult or Embryonic stem cells, which stem cell is used for what reason 

[8:06] Using your own cells eliminates rejection 

[9:40] You can store your stem cells 

[10:29] Mexico, Europe, Thailand are all countries researching stem cells

[11:59] Adult stem cell use is still too new to be considered curative

[13:34] A healthy lifestyle may be more effective than stem cell therapy

[15:01] All reports and experiments show stem cell therapy works

[16:54] The next breakthrough in this technology may be over the counter

[17:39] Stem cell therapy is currently doctor administered

[18:38] Contact Dr.Jane and how to find her products 

[20:09] Growth factors stimulate skin cells 

[20:51] This is going to change medicine



Healing Saint 


Wellness 360

Sep 2, 2015

The practice of regenerative medicine through stem cells has only been practiced for 12 years, making it a comparatively new option. And while it doesn’t cure people it makes them better offering the body an added defense. The treatment includes an intravenous holistic approach and targeted injections for inflamed areas. The science behind the procedure is taken directly from naturally occurring body processes. While no one can know what the future holds especially in these early stages of regenerative medicines’ development but the current track record is promising.


Key Takeaways:

[1:13] Carpal tunnel led to intravenous cellular therapy

[3:39] Inflammation causes aging

[4:34] Cellular therapy is $15,000 to $25,000 and could be covered by Workmans Comp

[7:00] The science behind the therapy is based on a natural repair process

[10:24] Age management - preventative maintenance is easier than repair

[12:53] Lifespan may never reach the immortal level

[14:17] Every year cellular therapy gets better

[14:51] Research may be government funded in the future

[15:27] Contact Dr. Victor

[15:54] New York is only place but this will be changing in the future

[17:12] Intravenous treatment for the whole body with targeted local areas 





Aug 26, 2015

Staying connected in groups and providing guidance to other humans is a key component to vitality in later years. Societies stereotypes may have you believing when you age you decline, but it’s not true. With constant learning and mental challenges you can keep your brain healthy which adds robustness to your life as you age. Engaging yourself with others has its rewards.


Key Takeaways:

[1:21] We can live at very high levels for a longer period of time

[2:34] MacArthur Foundation challenged themselves and considered their individual risks

[3:58] Lifestyle traits in human history are the most beneficial for our health

[5:14] Wild grains supplied a needed food source to stave off famine

[6:25] The holistic lifestyle approach includes more movement and connections

[7:52] The 10 Tips

[8:15] Aging is not only about decline like society would have you believe

[10:27] Who will contribute to society in 2050 if we all believe we are too old

[11:19] Engaging older adults into important roles in our society

[13:27] Government policies don’t really feed into our need for stimulating the brain

[14:37] Brains can rewire themselves when challenged and strengthen itself

[16:06] Be a beginner and continue to learn new things

[17:23] Free nuggets to help you age successfully




LiveLong, DieShort




Aug 20, 2015

Becoming aware of your automatic responses and habits can give you the ability to relieve yourself from pain, give you a longer life and even, for some, cure cancer. Using a technique called mental rehearsal you can reprogram yourself to create chemicals that have a healing effect on your body. Dr. Joe Dispenza has two books to help you on your journey. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:27] Programming human genes with feelings 

[4:45] What is the autonomic nervous system 

[7:48] The ability to heal yourself 

[9:17] The place where conventional medicine has resigned

[10:50] The key element is the psychological and emotional stress 

[12:54] Extending your life through telomeres

[16:57] There are different levels of skill set in self healing

[20:14] You are an accumulation of what you have done in the past

[22:18] New experiences and new emotions are available if you want them 

[23:16] The redundancy of the feedback loop keeps the body living in the past

[24:34] Nerve cells that wire together fire together 

[25:27] We can replace thoughts and teach our bodies to change 

[26:18] It’s time to know how 



Dr Joe Dispenza 

Breaking the Habit of Being You 


You Are the Placebo 

Jul 30, 2015

People are able to perceive a fear of all kinds of interesting things. To move past these fears many turn to hypnotherapy to make a change from the inside out. A hypnotherapy session includes the programming or reprogramming of your subconscious mind based on words and sounds. Jason’s guest Dr. Steve G. Jones’s has 5 parts to his hypnosis techniques and they are induction, deepening, script, amnesia and trans-termination. He has successfully practiced and taught this process since the 1980’s. There are people who are more susceptible to hypnosis but this doesn’t mean they have a weak mind. In fact, there are special techniques applied to the recordings to pinpoint those who may have a more analytical mind. If you are interested in making a change in your life listen in. 


Key Takeaways:

[2:17] Hypnosis can make a positive change in the subconscious

[3:10] Jason shares a personal story about hypnosis

[6:25] Defining the hypnotic state 

[7:26] Educate yourself and clean up your self talk

[9:45] The importance of your social circle 

[10:33] The 5 parts to hypnosis 

[14:53] A hypnotherapy session includes programming of your subconscious

[16:18] The delivery method is better when personalized

[18:25] It’s unlikely for people to be influenced to do things immoral while hypnotized

[18:53] Are there people who can not be hypnotized?

[20:11] Increasing the effectiveness of hypnotic recordings 

[22:08] You are able to take in information while sleeping

[23:13] What are good topics for effective hypnotherapy?

[24:54] People fear just about everything 

[28:17] Recording techniques are varied using music, binaural tones or repetition



The Complete Guide to Hypnosis - Leslie Lecron 

The Secret

Jul 23, 2015

Your pineal gland has been a victim of Sodium Fluoride intake through the water you drink and through products used on your body for many years. The addition of this chemical to everyday products has been used by the wealthy as means of profit driven control. Therefore, many people have limited communication with their spiritual selves and have high levels of toxicity in their bodies. You are able to access and detoxify your pineal gland through meditation and proper breathing techniques. Cleansing your pineal gland or third eye allows you to connect your physical and metaphysical worlds. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:30] A convergence conference inspired Justin

[2:47] Just what is the pineal gland

[3:32] There’s a war on your third eye

[5:42] Fluoride is toxic and cancerous for the human body

[7:52] Critical faculty is bypassed by drug company commercials 

[9:30] Depopulation is a goal of the most wealthy families

[12:30] Awaken your pineal gland and heal yourself through meditation 

[15:05] Meditation fully oxygenates your brain 

[16:06] A high percentage of pineal glands are calcified and dead

[17:20] Connect with your spiritual self and higher realms of consciousness

[18:00] Remembering your lucid dreaming 

[19:36] Learn for yourself and detox your pineal gland 



Divine Cosmos


Jul 16, 2015

Everything is connected. We need to start treating the whole person through inclusive health methods rather than treating certain symptoms. Our lives are filled with one thing after another, our schedules so full we get frustrated just looking at the calendar. Any type of stress causes dehydration which leads to rapid aging as our cells become dryer and dryer. Humans need to work on their emotional health as well as their physical health. The genders have different water levels and both males and females will lose water over time with women losing more. It’s important to keep our bodies hydrated through proper diet and exercise to slow the breakdown of cells which slows the aging process. Skin care is important both inside and out. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:46] Eat your water for added benefit

[2:45] The goal is a sturdy cell 

[4:00] We become more dehydrated as we age

[5:03] The tire/cell analogy

[6:50] Dr, Murad’s hypothesis on aging is dehydration

[9:36] We are 75% water when we are born 

[10:54] Mitigating the damage of aging through rehydration

[11:30] It’s why eating right and exercise are so important

[12:58] Women have less cellular hydration than men - the blood alcohol example

[14:10] Differences in aging as it pertains to gender

[15:18] Women live longer because they take better care of themselves emotionally

[16:43] Stress is an emotional response that causes physical problems

[19:24] It all boils down to water 

[21:09] 365 insights are included in Dr. Murad’s book

[23:53] We limit ourselves as we get older 

[26:00] Recommended daily supplements for your picture of health

[28:59] You may need more than one pill to give you everything you need

[29:40] Inclusive Health - Treating the whole body

[31:32] 3 different types of aging



Conquering CulturalStress 

Creating a Healthy Life

Jul 9, 2015

It’s hard to find many positive statistics from hospitals these days. Preventable deaths are third only to heart disease and cancer as the number one killer of patients. As hospitals try to accommodate nurses schedule preferences of 4 days a week with long shifts, Patient care is experiencing killer drops in effectiveness and proficiency. The problem stems from the lack of communication between hospital staff and their patients. And with patients having the most to lose the responsibility is resting on their shoulders. This book hopes to help patients ask the right questions and prevent deaths based on simple human error.    


Key Takeaways:

[1:05] 400,000 deaths were preventable in the U.S.

[2:21] 3rd only to heart disease and cancer

[3:10] This negatively impacts the bottom line and reputations

[4:31] One death at a time keeps it quiet

[5:45] This problem is systematic 

[6:20] Cooks wash their hands more than nurses?

[7:02] Humans choose to break the rules 

[7:34] Communication is key 

[8:15] The handbook was designed to close the gap 

[9:52] When the shift ends so does the attention to detail

[11:00] The backside of the clock degrades service

[11:16] Work preference shifts don’t benefit patients 

[12:12] The 20th hour cognitive functions are equivalent to being intoxicated 

[12:55] Best industry practices have hurt more than helped

[14:23] The AMA does care but is not sure what to do

[16:02] The patient and family has the most at risk, the most to lose

[17:24] Does the physician understand your problem and situation?

[18:42] Do you think it could be anything else doctor is a powerful question. 

[19:38] An advisory council for patient's needs?

[20:40] The book has sections for different steps of the healthcare process

[21:52] Very little patient rating systems online



Synensis Health

The Patient Survival Handbook 


Health Grades


Leap Frog

Jul 2, 2015

Description: As your age increases society will have you believe that you need to start forgetting things and slow down. Well it’s just not true. With these 20 Tips you can be aware of what changes your body is encountering physically so you can be prepared mentally. Supplements can replace dwindling hormones and erase vitamin deficiencies (be sure to get quality supplements). Meditate with your new pound puppy for 10 minutes a day for a new outlook on life. It really helps! 


Key Takeaways:

[:39] Deborah’s vast experience

[2:35] Life is hard, wear a helmet

[5:11] Free Report for our listeners! 

[5:55] Hormones affect your cognitive abilities

[6:20] Hypo-thyroidism largely goes undiagnosed

[7:11] Both genders can have hormone deficiencies

[8:28] Definitive tests you should request from your Doctor

[9:48] A moderate amount of coffee is ok?

[10:18] The internal microbiome aka gut flora

[1:17] UTI’s can trigger dementia like symptoms in older adults

[12:37] Candida is caused by heavy sugar consumption

[13:52] You need 3-5 cfu’s of bacteria and yogurt just can’t supply it

[15:18] Meditation is backed by science, relax and heal

[17:34] H2Ohhh, you need more water

[18:41] Pet ownership is good for your brain

[20:07] Strengthen your synaptic connections through sleep

[21:59] Omega 3 fats, try a fish oil supplement

[22:59] Get you vitamin D tested 

[23:36] Learn a musical instrument teaches your brain new things

[24:36] Up your B12 intake vegans

[25:52] Coconut oil, you can use it so many ways

[27:38] We are born to get wild

[28:28] I’m old so I don’t remember is based on a myth, get sharp

[30:02] Watch some movies from the 80’s, 60 is the new 40

[31:20] The idea of retirement can be hazardous to your health

[33:17] Discover your purpose in life

[34:50] FISH - First in still here, keep a list 




Neuro Vitality

20 Tips to Keep Your Brain Sharpened - Sign up and get this report free!

Holistic Survival podcast 




Man’s search for meaning - Viktor Frankl

Jun 16, 2015

Matt Fitzgerald is an endurance coach and the author of many books, including his most recent book entitled Diet Cults. In his book, he doesn't bash the popular fad diets, but instead makes a point that there are many different ways people can eat healthy and choose what's right for them. He talks to Jason on the Paleo diet, interval training, and the 80/20 method to endurance training. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:50] This year Jason started on a lightweight version of the Paleo diet. 

[4:50] There is no single ideal diet for humans. 

[8:10] There are positive affects to eating diary products and whole grains. 

[12:40] What should people expect in Matt's Diet Cults book? 

[14:50] You could say a particular diet fad is more about the community aspect than it is about the actual diet. 

[19:55] Vegan and vegetarian athletes can develop muscle tone just fine. 

[23:25] What does Matt think about interval training? 

[28:35] Matt talks about the 80/20 method applied to endurance sports. 


Mentioned In This Episode:

Diet for A New America by John Robbins

Jun 11, 2015

Dr. Michael Roizen is an award-winning author and the founder of He talks to Jason about his newest book, This Is Your Do-Over, the Real Age website, inflammation in the body, and much more on today's episode. 


Key Takeaways:

[1:25] Michael talks about his latest book, This Is Your Do-Over. 

[3:30] There are 151 things that can change your rate of aging. 

[7:00] Real Age will be improving soon where you can enter in more data to the site. 

[9:35] Do our bodies start to die at age 30? Is this true? 

[13:30] Michael explains how your body repairs injuries. 

[18:45] What really is inflammation? 

[24:45] What kind of supplements should we really take? 

[31:15] We all wish we could just take one magic pill to fix us. 


Mentioned In This Episode:

Jun 10, 2015

Dr. Gerald Epstein is the pioneer in the use of mental imagery for treating physical and emotional problems. He is one of the few doctors that does not use Eastern methods for healing and utilizes only ancient Western tradition of health care and spirituality. Gerald teaches Jason's audience today how you can use mental imagery to heal yourself and boost your well being.


Key Takeaways:

[1:54] Dr. Gerald recommends his book Healing Visualization as a good starter for everybody who wants to create health through visualization. 

[6:50] If you look up the root word, 'KAILO', it automatically leads to health, whole, heal, and holy.  

[9:25] Gerald talks about the dark currents of will. 

[13:50] How can we implement visualization into our lives? 

[18:30] If you're feeling happy, depressed, or anxious, try and imagine what those feelings look like visually. 

[19:20] What's the image of calm? Gerald talks about how you can reverse anger into calm. 

[24:55] Homeopathy has two fundamental principles associated with it. 

[26:55] What's better for your longevity and well being, being married or unmarried? 


Mentioned In This Episode:

May 25, 2015

David Ewing Duncan is an award-winning, best-selling author of eight books, with his newest book titled When I'm 164:The New Science of Radical Life Extension, and What Happens If It Succeeds. David talks on four technological advances that can help increase our life span, why we can't clone human beings yet, and much more on today's episode. 


Key Takeaways:

[4:50] What are some of the technologies that can help increase life span? 

[7:40] Why can't we clone humans yet? 

[10:15] Jason just got his telomeres tested and thinks it's a sham. 

[14:45] We're too early to see the real impact of these potential technologies. 

[17:40] In 2029, we might have the next big technology boom that will change everything.

[20:40] Why don't people want immortality?  

[22:35] The longest person who has lived was almost 123. 


Mentioned In This Episode:

May 16, 2015

Alexander Jamieson is a holistic health counselor and a natural foods chief. She was the co-creator of the documentary Super Size Me and is out with a new book out entitled Women, Food, and Desire. Alexander talks to Jason on bacteria, GMO, cravings, and much more on today's show.  


Key Takeaways:

[1:25] What does gut health really mean? 

[7:20] There are four root causes to cravings. 

[17:45] Is there a difference between what we've been doing to plants for centuries versus what Monsanto does to food? Alexander talks GMO. 

[20:55] According to organic food standards, food labeled organic can not be GMO. 

[21:50] Check out the Environmental Working Group website to see what fruits and vegetables have the most/least pesticide and herbicide. 


Mentioned In This Episode:

May 5, 2015

Dr. Chris Meletis has written over 15 books on the subject of naturopathic medicine, health, and more. He talks to Jason on how to keep your body healthy, have it quickly repair damage through the use of hyaluronic acid, and he also his 3,2,1+1 diet. 


Key Takeaways:

1:35 – What is hyaluronic acid?

4:30 – Technically, you can't be deficient in hyaluronic acid.

11:20 – Do we have cravings because we're eating low-quality food or is it something else?  

14:05 – What is the three, two, one plus one diet? 

17:30 – Chris explains why it may be better to eat frozen vegetables versus fresh food that's been picked too early. 

21:30 – Can anything be done on increasing your fertility? 


Mentioned In This Episode:


Apr 28, 2015

Ted Anton wrote the book The Longevity Seekers and speaks to Jason on some of the interesting developments that have happened in the longevity industry. He believes insulin is a huge predictor as to whether you'll live in your 100s or die in your 50s and explains how you can change the expression of your genes. 


Key Takeaways:

1:40 – Lab researchers discovered that they can extend the life of mice, worms, and flies by up to six times. 

3:15 – Why can't we do this with humans? 

8:50 – Ted believes the next major breakthrough will be in the next 25 years.

10:00 – If you eat right and exercise, you can change the expression of your genes. 

11:45 – Ted lists some helpful resources that can help you stay up to date with the latest clinical trials. 

15:40 – The highest thing you can do for your health is to have a strong circle of friends.


Mentioned In This Episode:

Nevery Say Die by Susan Jacoby

Quest for Immortality by Jay Olshansky

Frankenstein's Cat by Emily Anthes

Apr 20, 2015

Inactivity of youth, fast food meals and high sugar intake are sure to cause a shorter life expectancy in the future. Physical activity keeps the body healthy, the brain healthy and is your best preventative measure against disease and aging. Dr. Osborn talks about testosterone and hormone replacement therapy for both men and women. 


Key Takeaways:

[0:55] A Neurosurgeon’s guide to optimal health

[2:36] Physical training helps how?

[5:16] A shorter life expectancy 

[6:58] Testosterone levels plummeting

[8:05] Testosterone supplementation

[10:41] Hormonally sensitive tumor

[11:48] Will the body keep producing?

[12:43] Coming off of testosterone

[13:50] HCG diet

[15:21] Women are candidates also

[16:00] Get your youth back

[17:06] Women are more labor intensive

[17:20] Dr. Osborn’s website


Mentions In This Episode:

Get Serious book

Fed Up documentary

Apr 10, 2015

Today's guest Dr. Paul Drouin is the founder of the International Quantum University of Integrative Medicine as well as the author of the book Creative Integrative Medicine – A Medical Doctor's Journey toward a New Vision for Health Care. Paul comes on to the show to share his thoughts and theories on natural medicine, genetics, the old-fashioned model of conventional medicine, and more. 


Key Takeaways:

1:25 – What does Paul mean by integrative medicine. 

4:58 – We have to look at the human body from a deeper angle, there's more to us than just the physical.

7:50 – How you think and your beliefs can affect your genes. 

11:15 – If the mind believes you age faster, then chances are you probably will. 

14:50 – We can' solve a health problem without first understanding the connection between mind and body. 

20:30 – What can people do to increase their wellness and longevity? 

21:30 – Paul shares his thoughts on what will happen in this field in the next 5 years. 


Mentioned In This Episode:

Anatomy of an Illness by Norman Cousins

Apr 3, 2015

Science journalist and executive producer at BBC Michael Mosley joins the Longevity Show. He talks to Jason about the research that shows living an intermittent lifestyle is better for your health as well as talks about his documentary where he had paradises living inside of him. Michael says on the show that the intermittent lifestyle can help cut down the risk of diabetes, cancer, and common diseases. He also talks about his book The Fast Diet and more on today's episode. 


Key Takeaways:

01:15 – Most people think interval training is about pushing yourself to the limit, but it's really about doing 20 second bursts three times a week.

02:50 – Research shows that people who do an intermittent workout produce better and more efficient energy.

11:08 –  Michael made a documentary about what it was like having parasites living in the human body.

13:54 – Intermittent fasting will improve insulin sensitivity and cut your risk of diabetes and other diseases.

16:10 – How long should you rest during your 20 second interval training? 

18:40 – Take one rest day a week and switch up your routine regularly.  


Mentioned in this episode:

Fast Exercise: The Simple Secret of High-Intensity Training by Michael Mosley

Infested! Living with Parasites by Michael Mosley

The Fast Diet by Michael Mosley

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