1 hr 28 min

#255: The Wild and Crazy Science on How to Age in Reverse with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald Dhru Purohit Podcast

    • Alternative Health

This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, BiOptimizers, and Eight Sleep.
It’s true: getting older is inevitable and our chronological age can only move in one direction. But we also have a biological age, which scientists can measure by assessing how our genes are expressed through epigenetics.
This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sat down with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald to talk about the exciting new research that shows that our biological age can actually move in reverse and her groundbreaking, clinical trial that proved it’s possible.
Dr. Fitzgerald received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She is on faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is in private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Her study Potential Reversal of Epigenetic Age Using a Diet and Lifestyle Intervention: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial is the first of its kind to show biological age reversal in humans.
In this episode, we dive into:  
-The top three things you can do to age in reverse (6:56)
-Why stress is one of the biggest drives of aging (8:43) 
-How much of our genes are set in stone (13:17) 
-How epigenetics are involved in cellular aging (18:58)
-DNA methylation and how it powerfully influences epigenetic expression (22:03)
-Zombie cells and aging (32:35)
-What we can learn from the centenarians of Sardinia (41:33) 
-Biological age vs. chronological age (45:56)
-Dr. Fitzgerald’s study for aging in reverse (50:41)
-How trauma can impact genetic expression (1:15:34) 
This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, BiOptimizers, and Eight Sleep.
InsideTracker looks at everything from metabolic and inflammatory markers to nutrients and hormones. Traditional lab tests can be hard to read on your own, but InsideTracker makes their results easy to understand and provides tips on how to use food first for optimal nutrition. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 25% off. Just go to insidetracker.com/DHRU.
 
BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough contains 7 different forms of magnesium, which all have different functions in the body. I haven’t found anything else like it on the market. Right now, BiOptimizers is offering my audience 10% off. Just head over to magbreakthrough.com/dhru, with code DHRU10.
 
Eight Sleep is the only system on the market that actively regulates temperature using their patented hydro-powered cooling technology and automatically gives you personalized recommendations on your ideal temperature zone. Go to eightsleep.com/dhru and use code DHRU to check out the Pod Pro mattress or mattress cover and save $150 at checkout.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, BiOptimizers, and Eight Sleep.
It’s true: getting older is inevitable and our chronological age can only move in one direction. But we also have a biological age, which scientists can measure by assessing how our genes are expressed through epigenetics.
This week on The Dhru Purohit Podcast, Dhru sat down with Dr. Kara Fitzgerald to talk about the exciting new research that shows that our biological age can actually move in reverse and her groundbreaking, clinical trial that proved it’s possible.
Dr. Fitzgerald received her doctorate of naturopathic medicine from the National College of Natural Medicine in Portland, Oregon. She is on faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is in private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut. Her study Potential Reversal of Epigenetic Age Using a Diet and Lifestyle Intervention: A Pilot Randomized Clinical Trial is the first of its kind to show biological age reversal in humans.
In this episode, we dive into:  
-The top three things you can do to age in reverse (6:56)
-Why stress is one of the biggest drives of aging (8:43) 
-How much of our genes are set in stone (13:17) 
-How epigenetics are involved in cellular aging (18:58)
-DNA methylation and how it powerfully influences epigenetic expression (22:03)
-Zombie cells and aging (32:35)
-What we can learn from the centenarians of Sardinia (41:33) 
-Biological age vs. chronological age (45:56)
-Dr. Fitzgerald’s study for aging in reverse (50:41)
-How trauma can impact genetic expression (1:15:34) 
This episode is brought to you by InsideTracker, BiOptimizers, and Eight Sleep.
InsideTracker looks at everything from metabolic and inflammatory markers to nutrients and hormones. Traditional lab tests can be hard to read on your own, but InsideTracker makes their results easy to understand and provides tips on how to use food first for optimal nutrition. Right now, they’re offering my podcast community 25% off. Just go to insidetracker.com/DHRU.
 
BiOptimizers Magnesium Breakthrough contains 7 different forms of magnesium, which all have different functions in the body. I haven’t found anything else like it on the market. Right now, BiOptimizers is offering my audience 10% off. Just head over to magbreakthrough.com/dhru, with code DHRU10.
 
Eight Sleep is the only system on the market that actively regulates temperature using their patented hydro-powered cooling technology and automatically gives you personalized recommendations on your ideal temperature zone. Go to eightsleep.com/dhru and use code DHRU to check out the Pod Pro mattress or mattress cover and save $150 at checkout.

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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