There are a number of situations (stated below) that mean that you/the person/persons you are ordering on the behalf of, are unable to safely complete the Longevity Fasting Diet. Please read this document in full. By continuing with your purchase, you declare that you have read the following information and, given this information, you have determined that you and/or the person/persons you are ordering on the behalf of, are safely able to complete the Longevity Fasting Diet.

You are unable to complete the Longevity Fasting Diet if:

  • You are pregnant
  • You are breastfeeding
  • You have signs of a current infection* eg fever, diarrhoea, cough
  • You are underweight, malnourished or have experienced protein deficiency
  • You suffer from an eating disorder such as anorexia
  • You are an athlete who has a high training load or is competing 
  • You have completed a Longevity Fasting Diet or other fast within the past month

*If you have signs of a current infection then it is recommended that you do not purchase the Longevity Fasting Diet or do not start the Prolon protocol until your symptoms resolve.

Allergens

You are unable to complete the Longevity Fasting Diet if you are allergic to, or are unable to consume the following:

  • Nuts
  • Soy
  • Seeds including sesame seeds
  • Coconut products
  • Celery/celeriac
  • Tomatoes
  • Foods that are not low FODMAP
  • Histamines

Medical Conditions

You must consult your doctor or medical professional before purchasing the Longevity Fasting Diet if you have:

  • Diabetes (type 1 or 2)
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Cancer
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • A history of fainting
  • A genetic mutation that blocks the ability to produce glucose from glycerol and amino acids (gluconeogenesis)
  • Low blood pressure or are taking medications for hypertension
  • You are on prescription medications

Other

You must also consult your doctor or medical professional* before purchasing the Longevity Fasting Diet if:

  • You are over the age of 70
  • You are under the age of 18
  • Your BMI is under 18 

*If your healthcare practitioner is not familiar with The Longevity Fasting Diet, or if you have any concerns about being able to safely complete the Longevity Fasting Diet then you should contact Integrative Nutritionist Kaytee Boyd at info@longevityfasting.co.nz before purchasing the Longevity Fasting Diet. 

Frequency of Completion

It is recommended that you do not participate in the Longevity Fasting Diet or other fast within a month of completing the last Longevity Fasting Diet or other fast to avoid nutrient deficiencies. Please see our recommendations below on how frequently you should participate in the LFD:

  • Once a month for those who are obese or overweight with at least two risk factors: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer or neurodegenerative disease
  • Once every three months for those who are of an average-weight with at least one risk factor: diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer or neurodegenerative disease
  • Once every four months for healthy people with a normal diet who are not physically active

If you are unclear on any of the above information or would like to consult our Nutritionist, please email info@longevityfasting.co.nz before purchasing the Longevity Fasting Diet.