Fasting diets are all the rage. But what does fasting have to do with longevity, and what are the optimal times to eat? In this episode, Dr. Joseph Anton, CEO of L-Nutra, breaks down the science behind how our bodies react to periods of fasting and its potential health and longevity benefits. Don’t miss Dr. Antoun’s evidence-based recommendations on the best time to eat and how to incorporate fasting strategies into your routine for weight loss and longevity.

In this episode you’ll hear:

1:45 – Difference between intermittent fasting and prolonged fasting

3:45 – Autophagy and the impact of fasting on cellular health

4:50 – 12-16 hour fast for weight loss

6:30 – Fasting mimicking nutrition and physiological fasting for longevity

11:00 – What happens when you don’t eat breakfast?

12:00 – Clinical trials on fasting mimicking diet

12:50 – Circadian fasting explained

14:25 – What happens in your body when you eat late at night?

15:25 – Help for the late-night snacker

18:30 – Who should not fast?

22:00 – What type of fasting and how often for women in perimenopause & menopause?

24:00 – Dr. Antoun’s warning about Ozempic® and Wegovy®

26:05 – What type of fasting and how often for a middle-aged male?

27:40 – Importance of circadian fasting

29:00 – Is fasting a fad?

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Executive Producer and Host: Esther Garfin

Sound Recording and Editing: Will Crann