, bestselling author and nutrition specialist, to develop a line of food products that meet his guidelines for preventing and reversing heart disease.
10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Reader's Digest magazine announced today that Dean Ornish
The implications of this relatively small pilot study may go beyond men with prostate cancer," said Dean Ornish
, a professor at the University of California in San Francisco, who led the study.
Professor Dean Ornish
, from the Preventive Medicine Research Institute at the University of California in San Francisco, US, who led the team, said: "If validated, these comprehensive lifestyle changes may significantly reduce the risk of premature mortality.
Our genes, and our telomeres, are not necessarily our fate, said lead author Dean Ornish
, MD, UCSF clinical professor of medicine, and founder and president of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute.
The study was conducted by Dean Ornish
at UC San Francisco and the Preventive Medicine Research Institute, investigated the effect of diet and lifestyle choices on health and disease.
, lead author of the study, said: "Our genes, and our telomeres, are not necessarily our fate.
, Jon Kabat-Zinn, Joan Borysenko, Jane Fonda, and Rabbi Tirzah Firestone.
Faculty include Ray Kurzweil, Director of Engineering at Google, Co-founder & Chancellor at Singularity University; Atul Butte MD PhD, Professor at UCSF; Peter Diamandis MD, CEO at XPRIZE; Jose Gomez-Marquez, Director at MIT Little Devices Lab; Mina Hsiang, Health Data Advisor at The White House US Digital Service & Office of Science and Technology Policy; and Dean Ornish
, founder at Preventative Medicine Research Institute.
Dr Dean Ornish
, from the University of California, tested the effects of lifestyle changes on the length of telomeres.
The speakers included many of the movement's high-profile leaders, including Dean Ornish
, Mehmet Oz, and Kenneth Pelletier.
Mehmet Oz, Dean Ornish
, Mark Hyman and Jeffrey Bland, PhD, FACN, chief science officer, Metagenics, San Clemente, CA.