“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food" - Hippocrates

Joseph Antoun, MD, PhD, MPP

Joseph Antoun, MD, PhD passion is to enhance human longevity by nurturing a true healthcare system alongside the current sick care system.

Dr. Antoun is the CEO and Chairman of the Board of L-Nutra, a unique Nutri-tech company leading the Food as Medicine movement by applying cutting edge Science to Nutrition research first to uncover what humans should eat to live healthier longer and second to help patients achieve better health outcomes. Dr. Antoun served as the Chairman of the Board at the Global Healthspan Policy Institute (GHPI) and as a member of Forbes Business Development Council.

Before taking on these roles, Dr. Antoun was the CEO of Health Systems Reform, a boutique consultancy aimed at elevating public health through reforming health systems, strengthening healthcare management and improving healthcare delivery; the Co-Director of the Center for Health Policy at the University of Chicago; an adjunct Professor of Health Policy at the Buck Institute for Research on Aging; and a fellow at the Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr. Antoun founded and served as the Co-Editor in Chief of the Journal of Health Systems and Reform.

Dr. Antoun has dedicated his professional experience to reforming health systems towards preventive care, to create a market for healthy aging by launching the first aging and longevity product called ProLon, and to bringing back fasting as a longevity practice to humanity. In 2016, Dr. Antoun launched the Fasting Market, which by 2018, became the #1 nutrition regimen in the US, and continues to grow in popularity. In 2018, the Fasting Mimicking Diet was granted a patent on 'promoting longevity and healthspan’.

Dr. Antoun completed his Health Policy studies at Harvard University, Public Health at Johns Hopkins University, Medicine and Biological Sciences at Saint Joseph University, and his PhD studies in Mediterranean & Middle Eastern Studies at King's College. He is married to the loveliest Carine, has three amazing boys and stays healthy by practicing time restricted eating, periodic fasting and walking daily while on his phone