Creating Healthy Habits To Stay Young As You Age

Episode 553 46m


​​What you eat literally controls almost every function of your body and mind. Food connects us to one another and to our bodies. At the same time, what we eat is only one “ingredient” needed to make a healthy human. We need real, whole, fresh food, but we also need things like movement, connection, meaning, and purpose. When you take out the bad stuff and put in the good stuff, you create balance. Your body knows how to create health from those ingredients.

In this episode, I feature an in-depth discussion on the importance of community, mindset, and optimism when it comes to increasing our healthspan from my Longevity Roadmap docu-series. In this series, I am joined by my colleagues at The UltraWellness Center: Elizabeth Boham, MD, MS, RD, Medical Director and Physician; Todd LePine, MD, Physician; and George Papanicolaou, DO, Physician. In this conversation we also delve into the fascinating topic of innovative anti-aging therapies based on the newest longevity research.

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Dr. Mark Hyman: (00:10) We all want to know what it takes to live a long, healthy, happy life. Is it just good genes? Well, that certainly helps as part of the equation, but it's so much more than that. You might've heard of the Blue Zone communities before. They're regions around the world with a concentrated amount of centenarians, these people who live to be a hundred and beyond and do it well and vibrantly. So what do these communities have in common? Well, they're able to evade the chronic lifestyle diseases that we've been discussing throughout this docuseries, and to live long, healthy, engaged lives. We call this the rectangularization of the survival curve, which is a rectangular shape of the survival curve versus a slow gradual decline..

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Ep. 553 - Creating Healthy Habits To Stay Young As You Age