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Live Longer Regardless of Your Biological Age with Kara Fitzgerald

The Flipping 50 Show

Release Date: 03/26/2024

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The Flipping 50 Show

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Older-shmolder! How taking control of your biological age can help you live longer, better. This episode is going to have something for everyone in your life. From the food you eat and daily habits you have, you will findout how to reverse your old age before it even happens.

My Guest

Dr. Kara Fitzgerald is an award-winning clinical researcher of biological age reversal using a diet and lifestyle intervention developed in her virtual and in-person Functional Medicine clinic. She is the author of the book, Younger You and Program based on her ground-breaking 8-week clinical study and follow up case series that resulted in a 3-year and 4.6-year average reversalof biological aging, respectively. She also has a Younger You companion cookbook, Better Broths and Healing Tonics. Dr. Fitzgerald is an educator at the Institute for Functional Medicine(IFM), and is an IFM Certified Practitioner. She regularly lectures internationally and hosts the podcast New Frontiers in Functional Medicine.

Questions We Answer in This Episode:

  • What prompted you to write this book (Younger You: Reduce Your Bio Age and Live Longer, Better? [00:03:36]
  • What is DNA Methylation? [00:09:19]
  • Why should you include mushrooms in your diet? [00:14:15]
  • Which is more advantageous when it comes to biological age? Plant-based or animal-based products? [00:16:44]
  • Talk to me a little bit about exercise. So what did you find was key? [00:23:38]
  • How important is joy? [00:26:59]
  • That period of time you were going through a really hard time. Is there any equivalent to that with resilience in life? [00:31:29]

 

Connect with Dr. Kara

Website: You can keep up-to-date with Dr. Fitzgerald’s work and programs by joining her e-newsletter list here https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com

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Low Energy Availability in Menopause? Eating Too Little to Feel Good or Age Well

https://www.flippingfifty.com/low-energy-availability-in-menopause/

 

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