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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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. 


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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? 


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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. 


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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. 


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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? 


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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

Mar 27, 2015

On this episode of The Longevity Show, Jason talks to Budge Collinson about the importance of vitamins in achieving health, longevity and energy.


Key Takeaways:

[00:01:06] Budge speaks about his background

[00:02:08] Budge and Jason discuss artificial ingredients in the marketplace

[00:04:13] Jason and Budge talk about GMOs

[00:06:04] Mystery ingredients in restaurants

[00:06:34] Budge reveals what vitamins to take to feel young, healthy, & energetic

[00:07:51] Optimizing your vitamin intake

[00:08:59] Budge talks about sun exposure and vitamin D

[00:10:06] What makes Youth Infusion different?

[00:12:06] Pharmaceutical involvement in vitamins

[00:13:16] Jason and Bugde discuss the effects of energy drinks and stimulants


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Mar 22, 2015

On this episode, Ari Tulla speaks about his website Better Doctor and the way the healthcare market is changing and updating with today’s technology.


Key Takeaways:

[00:02:25] Five different data points

[00:03:45] Booking online and the future of tech (calling, teting patients, etc)

[00:04:54] Obamacare involvement

[00:07:30] Doctor quality

[00:10:13] malpractice

[00:13:54] medicare procedures data & price

[00:14:43] How the company started


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Mar 17, 2015

Zoltan Istvan joins the show to discuss The Transhumanist Party, his 2016 Presidential Candidacy, and technology in our present and future.


Key Takeaways:

[00:01:08] Zoltan explains the Transhumanist Party.

[00:03:10] Zoltan talks about post genderism in the future.

[00:06:45] What exactly is Transhumanism?

[00:07:55] Zoltan explains uploading your mind

[00:10:27] Expansion of the human lifespan

[00:11:03] Are Cyborg and Robotic body parts in our future?

[00:11:51] Zoltan gives his response to the skeptics

[00:12:33] We can't stop this science, we better understand it

[00:14:01] Bionic eyes that will help people with complete blindness to see

[00:19:50] Zoltan speaks about free education

[00:25:08] How to start a political party.


Mentioned in this Episode:

The Transhumanist Wager by Zoltan Istvan on Amazon =

Mar 7, 2015

Dr. Edmund Chein joins the show to talk about anti-aging hormones that can lengthen your lifespan with Jason Hartman.


Key Takeaways

01:52 – Hormones that decline with age. 

02:44 – If you have a good doctor you shouldn't have side effects when taking hormone supplements.

03:30 – The Difference between non-bio-identical and Bio-identical. 

06:19 –  Most effective hormone in lengthening telomeres.

14:48 –  A important thing to good is to check your hormones and optimizes it. And test for   environment factors like: heavy metal, chemical and pesticide poisoning.


Mentioned in this episode

Living to 120 and Beyond by Dr. Edmund Chein

 Age Reversal by Dr. Edmund Chein

Bio-identical Hormones and Telomerase by Dr. Edmund Chein

Feb 20, 2015

Dr. Joseph Maroon joins Jason Hartman to talk about increasing healthspan and lifespan.


Key Takeaways

02:03 – There are four factors in epigenetics. 

05:30 – It's best not to do too much exercise or too little.

06:57 – There are simple blood work tests in order find inflammation levels.

07:57 – Diet, exercise and stress control are very important in reducing  inflammation.

10:28 – Walking for thirty to forty-five minutes a day will do wonders for your brain and body cause they need the exercise.

14:58 – For more go to

15:44 – People who are calm and positive attitude when going into surgery.


Mentioned in this episode

The Blue Zone

Feb 14, 2015

Whether it’s your spouse, significant other, family, friends, or even business associates, each individual speaks his or her own love language.  “The Five Love Languages” are:  Words of Affirmation, Quality Time, Receiving Gifts, Acts of Service, and Physical Touch.  Understanding which of these languages makes that special someone feel loved can be essential to the success of any relationship.   Join Jason Hartman and renowned author, Dr. Gary Chapman as they discuss these timeless concepts and how our primary language affects our interactions in our relationships.  Please visit:


Dr. Gary Chapman seeks to fulfill his call to the ministry as a pastor, speaker, and author. He speaks extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally on marriage, family, and relationships. The government of Singapore invited him to present his marriage seminar there and the Chaplain’s Office of NATO issued a special invitation for Dr. Chapman to speak to the NATO forces in Germany. Other engagements have taken him to England, Africa, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Mexico and Hong Kong. Sales exceeding 5 million copies earned him the Platinum Book Award from the Evangelical Publishers Association for The Five Love Languages, which has been translated into over thirty-six languages. Twenty-seven other books and five video series are also among his publications.

Feb 13, 2015

Dr. Carri Drzyzga joins today to talk about what causes fatigue and how to naturally treat it with Jason Hartman.


Key Takeaways

01:50 – a lot of doctors don't take their patients fatigue really seriously, which is how Dr. Carri got into treating fatigue and finding the causes of it.

03:12 – The fourteen causes of fatigue which only two are check at by doctors.

04:48 – People have a sleep cycle of ninety-minutes and research says seven and a half hours to nine hours is the  optimal amount of sleep for most people.

06:48 – Cortisol imbalance is very common for people with fatigue, which is a stress hormone people often have despite not feeling stress and can be found with saliva testing.   

07:57 –  Blood sugar imbalance lot of it has to with what you're eating.

10:17 –  Craving sweets after a meal could be because you had too many carbs than your body can take.

13:47 –  Fatigue often is cause by brain imbalances, and people can fix those imbalances by doing three things. 

17:49 – The top food allergies and sensitivities are often the common food that people have, like eggs, wheat, and yeast.

18:41 – Good easy ways to test for chronic infection is to do a breath or stool or urine test to check for common  parasite or  yeast overgrowth and also H. pylori.

21:34 – For more info for Dr. Carri and her books go to and closing thoughts.


Mentioned in this episode

Reclaim Your Energy and Feel Normal Again! By Dr. Carri Drzyzga.

Feb 9, 2015

Today's show has Dr. Charles Tandy talking about his thoughts on the human health and life span with Jason Hartman.


Key Takeaways

01:11 –  When Dr. Tandy was undergraduate he read The Prospect of Immortality by Robert Ettinger who talked about the possibility of preserving the human body and reviving it in the future.

04:46 – Microtechnology and nanotechnology has come a long way, and so has the scientists and technicians who are much better at the science now more then ever.

09:20 – K. Eric Drexler would want focus to be spent on developing nanotechnology devices for an atomic level in the present.

11:23 – Aubrey de Grey does experiments on expanding mice life, and if successful can be implanted on human life span; which goes hand in hand with health span as well.

16:34 – for more info. For closing thought on expanding human life.


Mentioned in this episode

The Prospect of Immortality by Robert Ettinger

Engines of Creation by K. Eric Drexler 

The Rebel by Albert Camus

Jan 31, 2015

Dr Calvin Mercer teaches Religious Studies at East Carolina University and talks with Jason Hartman about transhumanism science, and the future social and religious implications of it.


Key Takeaways

01:35 – Transhumanism is a scientific and cultural movement that is using various technologies and therapies to enhance qualities and traits that people consider desirable, and remove ones that aren't.

02:43 – There are many different camps within the transhumanism community, but the more radical ones believe that in the future people will be able to download their personality into a computer and live forever.

05:58 – The questions people need to think about, are the implications of fiscal and others matters that will happen in future society.

08:08 – Radical life extension thinks about what changes that indefinite life will have on economic, political, and social in society. 

11:05 – Religions will respond in many different ways to transhumanism science, but it's important to have them in the discussion to have be remind on the quality of life and not just the quantity of life.

13:28 – Human enhances seems to draw the line on altering the gene pool in a way that impacts future generations.

16:21 – There should be a law in the future, that if people are going to participate in the life extension therapies to live indefinitely, then they can't have children. To help keep the population levels low. Many young people are interested and in the radical life extension community.

20:25 – Google Calvin Mercer for more info. One of Dr. Calvin project is with Palgrave Macmillan  co-editing books in social sciences and religion.


Mentioned in this episode

East Carolina University

Creating Wealth Show

100 Plus: How the Coming Age of Longevity Will Change Everything, From Careers and Relationships to Family and Faith by Sonia Arrison

Palgrave Macmillan 

Palgrave Studies in the Future of Humanity and its Successors

Jan 24, 2015

David Kekich, president of the Maximum Life Foundation talks with Jason Hartman about his book Smart Strong and Sexy at 100? and each of the subjects involved.


Key Takeaways

03:47 – Eating less animal protein is very important, cause it increase aging and risk of dieing early.

07:20 – Best to exercise moderately.

08:02 – Artificial intelligence technology is being develop to help answer medical questions and find useful medical techniques. Getting blood check-ups for inflammation done every year. 

11:09 – Drugs sometime are very good life savers, but accounting to the AMA a hundred and nine-thousand people die from proper dosage prescriptions drugs. Hopefully AI will help in drug discovery within a couple of a years.

13:26 – Developing the SENS strategy would help keep people alive and youthful for a long time.

15:46 – Be prepare for emergencies, the longer people live, more likely they will be effected by   accidents in life.

18:22 – It's very important to put work into finding a good doctor. And having any attitude will affect your lifespan.

21:52 – Rejuvenation technology that will make younger stem cells, and maybe lengthen telomeres.

25:50 – Amazon for the book, and websites and for more information.


Mentioned in this episode

Smart Strong and Sexy at 100? by David Kekich 

The Law of Accelerating Returns by Ray Kurzwiel

SENS Research Foundation

Holistic Survival Show

Jan 10, 2015

Today's Longevity episode has Max More, president and CEO of Alcor Life Extension Foundation. Talking about cryogenics and the future of medical technology to bring back people from a cryonics state with Jason Hartman.


Key Takeaways

02:28 – It's not currently possible to bring people back from being cryopreserved yet, but what has been brought back and used are frozen eggs, sperm, embryos and types of tissue, and as showed with 21st Century Medicine who had successfully cryopreserved a kidney and re-implanted back into a rabbit, it's possible, just not there for people yet.

04:43 – One misconception people tend to have is, when a person is brought back from being cryopreserved is that they would still be the same age as when they were cryopreserved, but unless the aging process is reverse there won't be much point to bring a person back, and that will require major advances in regenerative medicine and maybe nanomedicine.

06:34 – To cryopreserve patients one has to wait for declaration of legal death, which is unfortunate for people who have brain diseases like Alzheimer, that are gradually destroying their brains and as it's against the law they can't ask for lethal injection in able to be cryopreserve. The meaning of clinical death has change many times and will counties to do so in the future.

10:25 –  Judging by medical technologies, we might be waking up cryonics patients in a century.

11:56 – There appears to be re-interest in interstellar travel, organizations like NASA are starting to think about using cryonics for star traveling.

12:46 – Membership is lot less expensive than people think. Most of Alcor members pay their membership with life insurances.

14:32 –  Alcor Life Extension Foundation has been for forty years and they are always thinking on how to stay for an even longer terms. People can always know more about the facility and the company and it's long history.

17:04 – Dewars are storage containers that store liquid nitrogen and patients. They do not run on electricity, no issues will arise if there is power outages.

19:15 – for Alcor Foundation website and subscription to their monthly magazine. Looks like cryogenics is going more accepted in the near future.


Mentioned in this episode

Alcor Life Extension Foundation

21st Century Medicine



Dec 26, 2014

Founder of Aging Backwards, Jackie Silver joins the show today. To talk about how to live long and stay looking young with Jason Hartman. 

Key Takeaways

01:12 – Studies on the brain showed that sleeping is not just for resting and dreaming, but help detox proteins that can cause Alzheimer. Catabolysis is also actived when one is asleep.

02:06 –  Eight hours of sleep is really the best way for your body to remove and heal the toxins that are store in your body.

03:21 – Melatonin a natural supplement that can help you get a good night's rest.

06:04 – Smell can change as people get older. Scientific studies also showed that certain scents can make people seem younger.

08:35 – Number one secret in keeping young is exercise, though that doesn't have to be an hours' worth of exercise.

11:42 – Number two is super-sizing your veggies and half sizing everything else.

14:20 – Volunteering is a great way to have a happy, healthy, and longer life.

20:10 – for the website and the final thought of aging backwards.

Mentioned in this episode

Dec 20, 2014

New York Times bestsellers Chris Crowley coauthor of Thinner This Year comes on the show to talk about the formula of a good healthy life with Jason Hartman.

Key Takeaways

01:35–  Revolution in behavior and aging, and the third act of life.

02:42–  A good life needs serious exercise to really change and eliminate inflammation.

04:37–  Sarcopenia reduced muscle mass and bone density but can thankfully be offset by strength training.

06:46–  Dr. Henry Lodge and Prof. Jen Sacheck both powerfully insist that supplements are not a good source for nutrients.

07:55– The body needs a broad spectrum of nutrients and staying away from prepared foods.

09:32– No scientific study has been done on paleo or gluten-free that showed they're not just another fad that go through anti-grain beliefs, despite the whole grain benefits.

12:19 – and for information and books. 

Mentioned in this episode

Younger Next Year  byChris Crowley and Dr. Henry Lodge

Younger Next Year for Women  byChris Crowley and Dr. Harry Lodge 

Thinner This Year byChris Crowley and Prof. Jennifer Sacheck

Dec 20, 2014

Dr. Joel Fuhrman joins the show today. To talk about his bestseller book Eat to Live and how the American diet is destroying people's health with Jason Hartman.

Key Takeaways

01:23 – Eat to Live is the gold standard of diets styles and helps to prevent cancer naturally.

03:20 – The American diet is 52 percent of macronutrients foods which can be very harmful to health.

05:16– There's not a big difference between white meat and red meat despite what most people think.

07:24 – People who ate less animal products had lower IGF-1 which is a chemical that promote not only growth, but cancer as well.

13:51 – Having a rainbow color diet definitely improves the body immune system and would help against the high cancer rates.

17:06 – The breast cancer awareness has not put any money in the nutrition studies for preventing breast cancer. Our population seems to think that they can't live without processed junk foods and it makes it easier for the processed food merchandisers to make more money.

19:54 – Fantastic recipes for salad dressing.

22:08 – Healthy delicious desserts recipes.

25:22 – Juicing should be adjunction to your whole fruits and vegetables not the main source of them.

26:53 – for more great advice. Closing thoughts from Dr. Joel Fuhrman.

Mentioned in this episode


Eat to Live by Joel Fuhrman

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