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KEYNOTE: Optimal Diets for Longevity with Valter Longo, PhD

Valter Longo, PhD

Dr. Longo’s keynote will share insights on how to live a longer, healthier, and fulfilled life.

Can what you eat change how long and how well you live? The clinically proven answer is “ yes”.

The culmination of 25 years of global research on aging, nutrition, and disease, this unique combination of an easy-to-follow “everyday” diet and short periods of fasting-mimicking diet (FMD) is the key to living to a healthy old age.

FMD does away with the misery of fasting while you reap all the health benefits of a calorie-restrictive diet. It avoids the negative stressors of starving yourself, such as low energy and sleeplessness.

Valter Longo, Director of the Longevity Institute at USC and the Program on Longevity and Cancer at IFOM in Milan, developed the FMD after making a series of remarkable discoveries in mice and humans. He discovered that specific diets can activate stem cells and promote regeneration and rejuvenation in multiple organs to reduce the risk for diabetes, cancer, Alzheimer’s and heart disease. His daily nutrition plan, together with periodic fasting-mimicking techniques, has yielded startling results in the lab and in clinical trials.

About Dr. Longo

Dr. Valter Longo is the Edna M. Jones Professor of Gerontology and Biological Sciences and Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California –Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles, one of the leading centers for research on aging and age-related disease. Dr. Longo is also the Director of the Longevity and Cancer Program at the IFOM Institute of Molecular Oncology in Milan, Italy.

Professor Longo’s core objectives are: to offer treatment and other health services to patients with serious diseases and to those who seek to halt the onset of such diseases; to educate the public—both adults and youth—about how to live a long and healthy life; to sponsor research to develop innovative and creative treatment strategies that are affordable and accessible to all; and to identify ways to prevent specific diseases.

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Event details

Hyatt Regency La Jolla at Aventine
3777 La Jolla Village Drive
San Diego, CA 92122
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Date and time

Fri, Jan 27, 2023

7:30 pm - 9 pm