Scientific Breakthrough Technology

The ProLon® Fasting Mimicking Diet® is a nutritional breakthrough that was scientifically developed and clinically tested by Dr. Valter Longo and his team at the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California (USC).

1992

UCLA lab work

Dr.Longo began his work in Roy Walford’s “calorie restriction” lab at UCLA.

1997

Longo Doctoral Thesis, and USC transition

He completed his doctoral degree under Joan Valentine studying antioxidant enzymes and anti-aging genes. He then began his postdoctoral training in the neurobiology of Alzheimer’s Disease at USC under Caleb Finch.

1999

Publication by Valter Longo touching on the potential for a conserved mechanism from yeast to mammalian neuronal cells on stress resistance and longevity.

2002

Publication for a conserved mechanism, from yeast to humans, on the regulation of longevity and stress resistance.

2009

Publication on case studies for fasting and cancer.

2015

Publication on proof of concept for fasting-mimicking diets in mice and small safety and feasibility trial in humans.

2016

ProLon Launch

L-Nutra officially launched ProLon into the market.

2016

The Longevity Diet Book Published

The culmination of 25 years of research on aging, nutrition, and disease across the globe.

2017

Publication on the fasting-mimicking diet in generally healthy humans.

2019

100,000 unique ProLon users

By 2019, there were more than 100,000 unique ProLon users with some having had done ProLon multiple times over.

2020

Clinical Trials

8 completed, 16 ongoing, and 20 planned.

2020

ProLon Professional Launch

L-Nutra officially launched ProLon® Professional exclusively to healthcare providers.

THE PROLON® FASTING MIMICKING DIET®

No other fasting program has been clinically tested for results or patented for healthy-aging benefits like the ProLon Fasting Mimicking Diet.
By offering this product to your patients, you are helping them maintain metabolic and balance as well as lose excess body fat and promote cellular clean-up for overall rejuvenation.

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