This episode explores the human body's miraculous power to build and regenerate its intricate structures, and how the inevitable dimishment of that ability brings about aging and death.

Exercise and a healthy diet are the best ways to keep you looking years — or decades — younger. But certain foods possess qualities that will improve your skin, boost your energy, and even fight off disease.

His research is aimed at understanding why we grow old and using this knowledge to prevent and treat both rare and common diseases. He is perhaps best known for identifying resveratrol from red wine as an anti-aging molecule. He has founded four biotechnology companies; to treat age-related diseases (Sirtris), improve female reproductive health and IVF (OvaScience), treat type 2 diabetes (Cohbar), and develop vaccines against malaria, chlamydia, tuberculosis, pneumonia, and cancer (Genocea).

How could insulin-signlalling pathways in our bodies be manipulated to make us live longer? Can centenarian studies reveal the secret of longevity? Does calorie restriction slow down aging? These and other questions are answered by Prof. David Sinclair.

How to prevent growing old or ageing.  A BBC Documentary

Learn the right balance of foods to maximize your health and energy level through an anti-inflammatory eating plan. Vicky Newman, MS, RD, will provide practical tips for controlling your weight, maintaining bone strength, and reducing the risk of common chronic diseases associated with aging. Learn about foods that support the body's immune and detoxification systems, how to maintain a healthy (and happy) gut, and balance your fats to support your health and well-being.

Eat, Fast & Live Longer

The quest to live longer has been one of humanities oldest dreams, but while scientists have been searching, a few isolated communities have stumbled across the answer.


On the remote Japanese island of Okinawa, In the Californian town of Loma Linda and in the mountains of Sardinia people live longer than anywhere else on earth.


In these unique communities a group of scientists have dedicated their lives to trying to uncover their secrets.