Episode 63

Reversing Your Epigenetic Age with Kara Fitzgerald


February 23rd, 2021

52 mins

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About this Episode

Kara Fitzgerald and her research team were the first to demonstrate potential reversal of biological age in humans by targeting methylation. In their study, the prescribed program included multiple components with documented mechanistic activity on epigenetic pathways. Tune in to hear the details of her research and learn how to influence your epigenetics.
Dr. Kara Fitzgerald has a doctorate of naturopathic medicine, and has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals. She is on faculty at the Institute for Functional Medicine, and is an Institute for Functional Medicine Certified Practitioner. She regularly lectures internationally for several organizations and is in private practice in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.

What motivated Kara to move into epigenetic research? (2:30)
Introduction to epigenetic clocks (9:00)
What positively impacts our epigenetics? (24:00)
Kara details her research (30:00)
Methylation adaptogens (35:00)

Kara’s hopes for future research (45:00)

*Useful Links and Resources *

For Kara’s list of methylation adaptogens and links to her books: https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com/professionals/methylation-diet-lifestyle/

Kara’s research - https://www.researchgate.net/publication/342929824_Reversal_of_Epigenetic_Age_with_Diet_and_Lifestyle_in_a_Pilot_Randomized_Clinical_Trial

Research links: https://www.drkarafitzgerald.com/professionals/research-news-ideas/

My DNA age - https://www.mydnage.com/

HK Epitherapeutics - http://www.hkgepitherapeutics.com/

About Moshe Szyf - http://www.hkgepitherapeutics.com/about/moshe-szyf/

Metagenics Congress - https://metagenicsinstitute.com.au/congress-2021