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Hello and welcome to my website. I am a British-born, naturalized American, living in California. Based in Los Angeles, I work as a correspondent for BBC television, radio and digital outlets, covering everything from US politics and world affairs to technology, natural disasters and Hollywood. I also host the Live Long and Master Aging (LLAMA) podcast. My special interest is the science of human longevity - food, fasting, exercise and long-term health. All views expressed reflect my personal experiences. I advise anyone considering adopting a new diet or fitness regime to first consult with their doctor. Links on this site are to my personal portfolio of audio, video and text. Copyright of broadcast works remain with the BBC and LLAMA podcast content with Healthspan Media LLC. Thanks for the visit!

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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

Nick Engerer: Longevity Blog

Every now and then we find a kindred spirit in life. In the field of longevity research, Nick Engerer, PhD, lives and breathes the healthy aging aspirations embodied by the LLAMA podcast. The creator of Longevity Blog is on a mission to optimize his wellbeing through self-experimentation and science-based interventions. Crucially, he is also driven to share his knowledge to help everyone make lifestyle decisions that promote good health and vitality. In this interview Nick explains his real-world goal of optimizing longevity through a data-driven analysis of the latest research. He also discusses the power of exercise, the flexibility of dietary interventions and his belief that longevity breakthroughs should be accessible to everyone.

Interview recorded: February 24, 2022 | Read a transcript at the LLAMA podcast website.

This episode is brought to you by Longevity Blog, where Nick Engerer simplifies complex topics to help you build a personalized and affordable approach to wellness through self-experimentation. Find Longevity Blog at – and join Nick in your shared quest for maximum healthspan.
Affiliation disclosure: The LLAMA podcast receives a small commission when you use the code LLAMA for purchases at  It helps to cover production costs and ensures that our interviews remain free for all to listen. is offering listeners to LLAMA a 10% discount on its range of products – NAD boosters, Sirtuin activators, senolytics and more. Use the code LLAMA at checkout.  Any health queries can be answered by emailing the team at

The Live Long and Master Aging podcast, a HealthSpan Media LLC production, shares ideas but does not offer medical advice.  If you have health concerns of any kind, or you are considering adopting a new diet or exercise regime, you should consult your doctor.

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