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DR. DAVID SINCLAIR | Longevity & Increasing Our Pets' Lifespans

Updated: May 13, 2020

Dr. David Sinclair, TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” (2014), mind-jams with Dr. Karen Becker on aging and what we can do to slow down the aging process in our pets' lives and increase lifespan. This bonus segment is a sneak-peak excerpt from Rodney and Dr. Becker's upcoming book The Forever Dog.




Harvard Professor, Dr David Sinclair, one of the most influential and awarded researchers in the healthcare sphere today, mind-jams with Rodney Habib and Dr Karen Becker on the topic of longevity for our pets and the actions people can take to promote long lives and influence aging at an epigenetic level.

David A. Sinclair, Ph.D., A.O. is a Professor in the Department of Genetics and co-Director of the Paul F. Glenn Center for the Biology of Aging at Harvard Medical School. Dr Sinclair is the co-founder of several biotech companies and of the journal "Aging". He is an inventor on 35 patents and has received more than 35 prestigious awards and honors including being listed in TIME magazine’s “100 most influential people in the world” (2014), and appearing on their list of the "Top 50 in Healthcare" (2018). Dr. Sinclair is best known for his work into anti-aging and longevity, putting forth the idea that aging is a disease and we can uncover the tools to put it into remission. His book "Lifespan: Why We Age ---and Why We Don't Have To" is a New York Times Bestseller, described as paradigm-shifting and ground-breaking. It presents a new vision of aging, sharing the scientific discoveries on how the aging process can be slowed down, even reversed.


In this episode:

What Dr Sinclair is doing with his own dogs in relation to longevity ( 0:25 )

David enlightens on writing his book Lifespan ( 1:05 )

Treating aging as a disease ( 2:27 )

Lifestyle changes we can make to help out our longevity genes ( 5:02 )

Despite damage by line breeding and genetic flaws, can we make a difference with nutrigenomics and epigenetics? ( 6:35 )

Things we can do on a daily basis to epigenetically influence our pets for the best ( 7:52 )

Why our pets lives can be great up to the end ( 12:09 )

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Mentioned in this episode:

Lifespan: Why We Age ---and Why We Don't Have To

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