Manage episode 301218305 series 2891560
Diet plays essential roles in immune function. Consequently, deficiencies or insufficiencies in vitamins or minerals can impair immune function. The gut microbiota also modulates immune function, so maintaining a healthy gut is crucial. However, when the immune system becomes overactive, autoimmune disorders can arise. A growing body of evidence indicates that the fasting-mimicking diet may be beneficial in treating autoimmune disorders.
In these Aliquot segments, Dr. Rhonda Patrick and Dr. Valter Longo describe the roles that diet and fasting play in maintaining or restoring proper immune function.
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You can see the original first interview with Dr. Longo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6PyyatqJSE
FoundMyFitness episode page: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/valter-longo
You can see the original second interview with Dr. Longo on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evGFWRXEzz8
FoundMyFitness episode page: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/valter-longo-2
You can see the original full Q&A with Dr. Patrick: https://youtu.be/yRlOJRxNZe0
FoundMyFitness episode page: https://www.foundmyfitness.com/episodes/covid-19-episode-2