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PROLON

EMBARGOED UNTIL FEBRUARY 16, 2017, 2:00 PM EST

A new study finds that providing the body with a temporary, specifically formulated Fasting Mimicking Diet (FMD™) called ProLon® causes cellular changes normally generated by several days of consecutive water-only fasting, and may increase health and lifespan by partially turning back the aging clock. After publishing in Cell Metabolism the animal results showing that this FMD reduces incidence of cancer and inflammatory diseases and extends lifespan, the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California (USC) today publishes in Science Translational Medicine the results of a randomized Phase II clinical trial demonstrating that ProLon targets the aging process and reduces risk factors for age related diseases such as diabetes, cancer, and cardiovascular disease in humans. These effects are believed to be caused by an increase in stem cell number and regeneration.

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