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An evidence-based, personalized approach to health

Michael Lustgarten probes at the science behind living forever in this 2015 TEDx talk

Key points:

Epidemiological studies don’t take into account our personal DNA

Obama announces $215m of funding for Precision Medicine Genetic Plan

Certain genes linked to certain health outcomes

Can check secondary impacts – eg monitor urea to determine personal optimum protein intake

Speaker decreased his mortality risk by reduction in protein intake

Reference ranges don’t directly map to minimum mortality risk.

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See also: Academic Michael Lustgarten - Scientist II at USDA Jean Mayer Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging