The role of diet and supplements in longevity - the science behind the hype.

The next ExtroBritannia event is scheduled for Saturday the 28th of February 2009; 2:00pm - 4:00pm. Venue: Room 153, 1st floor (via lift B), Main Building, Birkbeck College, Torrington Square, London WC1E 7HX. The event is free and everyone’s welcome.

Alistair Tweed of Aging-management.com will highlight the results of the latest scientific research into a series of diets and dietary supplements that have been held up as capable of extending our healthy lifespan.

The talk will include:

-The role of diet and supplements in longevity.
-A primer on how to choose and use supplements to optimise your health for longevity.
-Advanced supplement strategies.
-Which supplements and nutraceuticals to look out for in the coming year - and the science behind them
-How people can meaningfully contribute to the progress of of anti-aging science and medicine.

About the speaker:

A long time health and fitness enthusiast, Alistair Tweed developed a keen interest in longevity and anti-aging about 10 years ago and has continued to learn about and live by these principles ever since. He set up Aging Management Ltd in July of 2007 and is webmaster, company director, primary business developer and general dog's body for the company. In March 2008, he was invited to become "Methuselah Foundation Outreach Coordinator - UK", official volunteer lead for the Methuselah Foundation for business and outreach activities in the UK, working closely with the Methuselah Foundation Board and especially Aubrey de Grey, as he promotes the Foundation's mission and donors in the UK. Alistair lives in Essex with his family.

Pre-meeting and post-meeting activities:

Why not join some of the UKTA regulars for drinks and/or a light lunch beforehand, any time after 12.30pm, in The Marlborough Arms, 36 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HJ? To find us, look out for a table displaying a copy of Aubrey de Grey's book "Ending Aging".

For those able to stay after the meeting, discussion is likely to continue in one of the pubs near Birkbeck College.