Secret to Longer Life—in Fruit Flies
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 558 , Segment 6
Episode: White House Investigation, Brain on Soda, Secret to a Long Life
- May 22, 2017 11:00 pm
- 22:07 mins
Guest: John Chaston, PhD, Assistant Professor of Genetics, BYU We heard earlier in the show about how soda shortens your life—or at least shortens the quality of it, since it puts you at risk for stroke and dementia. Turns out the old adage, “You are what you eat” is still true. But wouldn’t it be nice if you could take a supplement that turns unhealthy food into something harmless in the body? BYU genetics professor John Chaston’s research is based on that very concept.