Volume 32 · August 22nd 2016 · Michael Greger, M.D.

A newer study just came out this month. Entitled Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality, Harvard researchers concluded “Replacing animal protein of various origins with plant protein was associated with lower mortality.”

The IGF-1 story is so pivotal that it’s one of the first video series I ever did on I’m so glad to finally get around to the long-awaited update. If you want a blast from the past, you can see the original series starting with Engineering a Cure.

For more parallels between the tobacco industry and the food industry, see:

American Medical Association Complicity with Big Tobacco

The Healthy Food Movement: Strength in Unity

Evidence-Based Nutrition

Big Food Using the Tobacco Industry Playbook

For more on healthy aging and longevity, see:

Increased Lifespan from Beans

Caloric Restriction vs. Animal Protein Restriction

The Okinawa Diet: Living to 100

Methionine Restriction as a Life Extension Strategy

Do Flexitarians Live Longer?

Note the so-called “low” protein intake is actually the recommended protein intake, associated with a major reduction in cancer and overall mortality in middle age, under age 65. But note it says not among older individuals. All covered in my next video, Increasing Protein Intake After Age 65.