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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
February 6, 2024

Secrets to Reversing Your Biological Age: Younger You Protocol

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we explore the science of reverse biological aging and Dr. Kara Fitzgerald's Younger You protocol to help you estimate and reverse your biological age. You’ll hear us discuss:

  1. How to estimate your biological age

  2. How to reverse biological age through diet and lifestyle

  3. The role of DNA methylation and the pace of aging

  4. Foods that support methylation and DNA health

  5. The Younger You program and the Free Younger You Training Sponsored by Rupa Health!

Dr. Fitzgerald is a well-known figure in the field of functional medicine, actively engaged in clinical research on functional longevity and epigenetics through diet and lifestyle intervention. Her groundbreaking book, "Younger You: Reduce Your Bio Age and Live Longer, Better," encapsulates her research findings and tools for reversing biological age. She also serves as a faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM), authored numerous scientific papers and textbooks, lectures internationally, and hosts the podcast "New Frontiers in Functional Medicine." Dr. Fitzgerald holds a doctorate in naturopathic medicine from the National University of Natural Medicine in Oregon.

Labs Mentioned:

  • DNA methylation test
  • Complete blood count panel (CBC)
  • White blood cell counts
  • Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) test
  • Serum chemistry panels
  • C-reactive protein (CRP) test
  • DHEA test
  • A1C test

Guest Details:

  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald’s Website
  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald on LinkedIn
  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald on Facebook
  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald on Instagram
  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald on YouTube
  • Dr. Kara Fitzgerald on X
  • The Younger You Book
  • New Frontiers in Functional Medicine, Longevity & Epigenetics Podcast

Rupa Health Details:


02:15 - Epigenetics, lab technology, and shaping modern healthcare

05:28 - How diet and lifestyle impact biological aging

09:40 - Affordable testing and practical tools for a younger you

14:36 - Why should you reverse your biological age?

18:15 - Understanding DNA methylation

24:18 - Transforming health through nutrient-dense eating

26:53 - Food VS supplements in epigenetics and health

32:02 - Balancing exercise and nutrition for a younger you

36:16 - The Younger You program

39:30 - Beyond eight hours of sleep to optimal health and longevity

43:39 - Meditation practices and healthy minds app

45:23 - Integrating wellness into family life

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