The mindbodygreen Podcast

473: How to age backwards | Mark Hyman, M.D.

Feb. 23, 2023

Order a copy of my new book The Joy Of Well-Being at!  Mark Hyman, M.D.: “There's very little in the process of aging that we can't control.” Mark, a practicing family physician and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in the field of functional medicine, joins us to discuss the “new rules” of longevity, plus: - The root causes of aging (~01:17) - What you can & cannot control when it comes to aging (~08:44) - What labs to get to assess you biological age (~11:36) - Mark’s take on mTOR & protein consumption (~17:10) - How to get enough protein if you’re vegan (~21:56) - How Mark’s wellness routine has evolved over the years (~27:52) - Can you really exercise your way out of a subpar diet? (~29:29) - How to track your cardiovascular fitness (~31:14) - The best exercise for longevity (~32:28) - The most overrated & underrated biohacking tools (~34:36) - The best diet for overall longevity (~38:27) - Why Mark prefers goat whey over grass-fed whey (~40:43) - Sneaky habits that are accelerating aging (~42:15) - The most exciting, cutting-edge longevity treatments (~42:47) - How to reprogram your genes to reduce your biological age (~45:05) - Top 3 things everyone should do to increase healthspan (~47:25) Referenced in the episode: - Mark's newest book, Young Forever: The Secrets to Living Your Longest, Healthiest Life. - Check out Mark's previous books. - mbg Podcast episodes #283, #193, #45, and #22, with Mark. - Quest Diagnostics, Labcorp, Function Health, TruDiagnostic, Grail, Cleerly. - mbg Podcast episodes #366 and #241, with Kara Fitzgerald, N.D., plus her study on aging. - mbg Podcast episode #466, with Don Layman, Ph.D. - Learn more about the TAME Trial. - Kevin Hall's study on processed food. - A study on parabiosis. - David Sinclair, Ph.D.'s study on epigenetics. - Sign up for The Long Game.  Take 25% off vitamin D3 potency+ with code D3POD. Cannot combine with gift cards or other discount codes. Apply code at checkout. We hope you enjoy this episode, and feel free to watch the full video on YouTube! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: [email protected]. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.