Episode #3 - Michael Thomsen: Fasting Protocols for Increasing Your Healthspan and Lifespan
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Michael Thomsen is a herbalist, naturopath and original author of the popular Phytotherapy Desk Reference now in its fifth edition having sold 10,000 copies worldwide. He has a Master of Science, Graduate School of Integrative Medicine, Swinburne University, and a PhD scholar from Sydney University Medical School, and has extensive industry experience as past technical manager of leading herbal medicine companies in Australia.
Currently based in Tasmania, Michael specialises in integrative oncology supporting patients with lifestyle and dietary advice, nutritional and herbal medicines and hyperthermia via allied clinics. His company, Eusano Healthcare, has pioneered whole body and local hyperthermia in Australia, importing and distributing ARTG listed medical infrared and hyperthermia devices made in Germany. Michael is also currently director of L-Nutra Australia, supplier of ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet developed by Prof Valter Longo.
In this episode full of nuggets of wisdom, Michael and Gabe talk everything fasting! They cover the different types of fasting and how they work, what the current science says about fasting and longevity, whether women should fast and if there's any impact on hormones, lifestyle practices as well as herbs and nutrients to increase lifespan, and so much more.
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