DiscoverPaul Saladino MD podcast226. Eating meat reverses aging
226. Eating meat reverses aging

226. Eating meat reverses aging

Update: 2023-08-01


In today’s podcast, Paul unpacks the myth that eating red meat is counterproductive to longevity. He explains all of the unique nutrients found in red meat, how much red meat he believes we need, and why he believes that red meat in fact reverses aging.

00:11:35 Mainstream view of red meat & the problem with epidemiology studies

00:19:35 Unique nutrients in red meat

00:30:30 Taurine

00:39:05 How much red meat we should be eating

00:43:35 Creatine, carnosine, anserine

00:53:55 The importance of B-12

00:58:10 Conclusion


Heart & Soil:

Carnivore MD Merch:

Make a donation to the Animal Based Nutritional Research Foundation: 

Animal Based 30, join the challenge!

Marek Health:, use code PAUL for 10% off your first lab order

Colima Salt:, for a free bag of Colima Sea Salt

Rhizal:, use code PAUL for 10% off your purchase

Joovv Light Therapy:, use code PAUL for an exclusive discount


Meat & Longevity Podcast:

Debuking Common Vegan Arguments Podcast:

Cutting red meat-for a longer life:

Mortality in vegetarians and comparable nonvegetarians in the United Kingdom:

Vegetarian diet and all-cause mortality: Evidence from a large population-based Australian cohort - the 45 and Up Study:

Meat intake and cause-specific mortality: a pooled analysis of Asian prospective cohort studies:

Bryan Johnson Supplements:

Important roles of dietary taurine, creatine, carnosine, anserine and 4-hydroxyproline in human nutrition and health:

Taurine deficiency as a driver of aging:

Animal-based calculator:

Use of creatine in the elderly and evidence for effects on cognitive function in young and old:

Dietary Intervention Modifies DNA Methylation Age Assessed by the Epigenetic Clock:

The effects of long-term daily folic acid and vitamin B12 supplementation on genome-wide DNA methylation in elderly subjects:

B vitamins, homocysteine, and neurocognitive function in the elderly:

Can Vitamins Slow Down the Body’s Aging Process?:









Sleep Timer


End of Episode

5 Minutes

10 Minutes

15 Minutes

30 Minutes

45 Minutes

60 Minutes

120 Minutes

226. Eating meat reverses aging

226. Eating meat reverses aging

Paul Saladino, MD