Siim Land Podcast

#160 Calorie Restriction VS Intermittent Fasting with Mark Mattson PhD

January 31, 2020

Which one is better - calorie restriction or intermittent fasting? 

Welcome to the Body Mind Empowerment Podcast I’m your host Siim Land and our guest today is Mark Mattson. Mark is a professor of neuroscience at John Hopkins University and known for his research on intermittent fasting. The National Institute of Health considers him "one of the world’s top experts on the potential cognitive and physical health benefits of intermittent fasting".


  • How Mark Got Into Intermittent Fasting 01:40
  • Current State of Intermittent Fasting Research 07:20
  • Fasting and Brain Development 13:20
  • Importance of Autophagy and mTOR 19:55
  • Can Fasting Extend Your Lifespan 27:18
  • Do You Have to Be Hungry While Fasting 37:15
  • Calorie Restriction Mimetics Like Rapamycin 45:00
  • Mark's 2019 Review Article 47:27
  • What Diet Mark Recommends 54:50
  • Xenohormesis From Eating Plants 01:00:40

And much more...

Here are the links to the podcast on all platforms

If you want to support this podcast, then I'd greatly appreciate if you could join my Patreon community. You'll be able to get access to unique worksheets about Body Mind Empowerment, a lot of exclusive videos about my routines, biohacking workshops, and a privilege for your questions on the next Q&A.

 Click Here to Support the Show on Patreon! 

 Show Notes

Stay Empowered


Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App