L-Nutra Health
is a powerful nutri-technology

that unlocks the body’s own rejuvenation system to reduce medications and bring diabetes remission within reach

L-Nutra Health was founded based on the
discoveries made by Professor Valter Longo

Named by Time Magazine to be one of the Top 50 most influential people in health care in 2018, Dr. Valter Longo is a Professor and the Director of the Longevity Institute at the University of Southern California. He’s authored the best-seller The Longevity Diet, given Ted Talks on the subject, published roughly 150 scientific research papers, and launched his own non-profit foundation

Dr. Valter Longo’s pioneering research bridged important pathways now widely recognized to regulate aging and age-related chronic diseases.

L-Nutra Health
Research and Development

The time has come to make diabetes remission the new end goal. In fact, most professional societies now
acknowledge diabetes remission as the new standard of care

Years of research development

Universities around the world

in research grants

Nobel Prize for the discovery of autophagy

L-Nutra Health Executive Leadership

Joseph Antoun,

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 Health span 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 health span’.

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.


Chief Medical Officer
William Hsu,

Dr. William Hsu, a distinguished endocrinologist with a 20-year tenure at Harvard’s Joslin Diabetes Center, brings his wealth of expertise to L-Nutra as Chief Medical Officer since 2019. Leading the clinical development endeavors, Dr. Hsu oversees the Medical and Scientific Affairs team and established the L-Nutra Health program dedicated to diabetes remission and regression. Prior to joining L-Nutra, Dr. Hsu served as Vice President at Harvard’s Joslin Diabetes Center, where he pioneered global healthcare advisory initiatives across 12 countries. His contributions extended to national-level professional committees, including his involvement in setting national Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes at the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Hsu's research interests have spanned the pathophysiology of diabetes and the utilization of telehealth technology in managing chronic conditions. Dr. Hsu earned his medical degree from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, followed by residency training in internal medicine at Yale School of Medicine. He furthered his specialization in Endocrinology and Metabolism through a fellowship training at Harvard Medical School. Additionally, he served as an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, furthering his commitment to medical education and research excellence.


Chief Innovation Officer & Global Chief DTP Health Programs
Andrea Ghirardi

Andrea Ghirardi is the President of L-Nutra Europe and CEO of LNI a spin-off of L-Nutra INC 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. Active as startupper, mainly as shareholder & mentor for different young realities in healthcare and sustainability (as Bike-room.com, CareerMeetings) he is currently Board Member of IMO S.p.a. and Contributor @University of Milan, Pharmaceutical science department. Dr. Ghirardi had over 15 years of experience in Healthcare & Biotech around Europe and United States, is passionate about innovation & technology, and focuses on sustainability & healthspan. Before taking on these roles, he was the Managing Director of IMO Spa a Biopharma - Biotech company focused on the development, production, and distribution of innovative healthcare products and therapeutic solutions; the General Manager of Amoena, the world’s leading company in breast care and the Head of Sales of GUNA, a company in innovative integrative medicine through scientific research programs. Andrea Ghirardi completed his studies (Economics & Political science) at the University Sacro Cuore of Milan and he achieved an MBA at the University of Turin, Italy.


Sr.Vice President,
Growth Leader
Trenton J Orr

Trent Orr is a seasoned professional with over 20 years of expertise in healthcare sales, leadership, and thought leadership. He is joining us as the Senior Vice President of Sales and Growth Leader, having excelled in the employee benefits space, showcasing a track record of success in selling to employers, government entities, TPAs, and health plans. Trent brings a wealth of experience and a proven strategic approach to drive impactful results in the dynamic field of healthcare! Beyond his professional pursuits, Trent is a family man, sharing his life with his wife Jennifer and their three children: Holden (11), Andersen (10), and Laila (19) and dogs, Remi and Knox. A passionate golfer with a competitive edge, Trent finds joy on the golf course, showcasing the same determination and focus that characterizes his professional endeavors. This commitment to both family and personal interests reflects Trent’s well-rounded approach to life. Trent and his family relocated from the Northeast (Milford, CT) in 2022 and now call St. Johns, Florida, home.

President Corporate Functions Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer
Michael Lawsky

Michael Lawsky serves as President of L-Nutra Corporate and as Chief Corporate Development & Strategy Officer. L-Nutra, is a unique Nutri-tech company leading the Longevity Nutrition & 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.

Michael brings deep experience in the US, Europe and Asia across business strategy, distribution, product innovation, finance, and organizational leadership.

Before joining L-Nutra Michael was the Co-Founder & Managing Member of GLI Hospitality a closely held investment firm. Michael also invested in and was an Advisor to several startups and large corporations in HealthTech, FinTech and Financial Services. Michael also advises and supports the nonprofit sector focusing on Healthcare & Children’s’ Services.

Prior to taking on these roles Michael was a Managing Director at UBS, Barclays and Lehman Brothers Investment Banks in senior leadership positions across a number of global business verticals.

Michael completed his Masters at Cornell’s Brooks School of Public Policy and received his BA at Cornell’s College of Arts & Science.


General Manager, Asia Pacific Region
Samuel Huang

Samuel Huang leads the L-Nutra APAC region including. China, Japan, Australia, and ASEAN countries. He oversees APAC business development and business operation.

Samuel is a passionate, entrepreneurial business leader and brand builder with more than 20 years record of achievement and demonstrated successful turnaround business in SK-II P&G, new business creation with Yili Group, driving billion-dollar business growth in Pernod Ricard, and consistently delivered business commitment/results. Before joining L-Nutra, Samuel served as CEO/GM for GNC China, where he was instrumental in growing revenue by more than 30 percent.

Samuel Huang holds a doctorate degree in business administration from Grenoble Ecole de Management (France) an MBA from National Chengchi University and a bachelor's degree in Chemistry from National Taiwan University.


L-Nutra Health Leadership Team

Program Director
Tammi Hall

Tammi is responsible for managing the operations related to the member experience for L-Nutra Health for Diabetes. Tammi comes to L-Nutra with a diverse background. Early in her career she worked at several startups and held a variety of positions in Client Services, Customer Relationship Management and Survey Research.  After taking time away from the corporate world to raise a family, she pursued a master’s in human nutrition and became a board-certified health and wellness coach.  Prior to joining L-Nutra she worked at Livongo/Teladoc as a coach for diabetes prevention, weight loss and hypertension.  Working at L-Nutra has given Tammi the opportunity to continue to fulfill her passion for health and wellness and to help people reverse or prevent chronic diseases and live longer and healthier lives. Outside of work, Tammi enjoys spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.   She is an avid pickleball player, enjoys long walks on the beach, and cooking healthy nutritious meals. 

Scientific Director
Min Wei

Dr. Wei provides scientific and technical guidance and oversight in clinical research and development.  Prior to joining L-Nutra, Dr. Wei was an associate research professor at the University of Southern California with over 20 years of experience in basic and transitional research. His research centered around the genetic regulation of aging and characterization of mechanisms that underlie nutrient sensing and cellular protection in the body. He is passionate about translating cutting edge biogerontological research into clinical applications that can combat age-related diseases. Dr. Wei holds a doctorate degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Southern California, as well as a master’s degree in Genetics and a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology from Fudan University in China.

Clinical Nutrition Manager
Ashley Bizzell

Ashley has over 15 years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. She received her Bachelor of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Clemson University and completed her dietetic internship at Winthrop University.  Ashley has worked in the acute hospital setting as well as outpatient settings in the Charlotte area. Her areas of expertise include nutrition counseling for weight management, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, critical care, and renal disease. After 10 years in the hospital setting, Ashley left to return to her passion for preventing chronic diseases with an emphasis on lifestyle modification and has worked in telehealth ever since.  She enjoys helping clients feel empowered to make healthier food choices to sustain nutrition goals long term. Since joining L-Nutra Health, Ashley has seen first-hand how the application of nutri-technology coupled with lifestyle changes and accountability has positively impacted her member’s overall health. In her free time, Ashley enjoys trying new recipes, traveling, and spending time with her husband and children. 

L-Nutra Health is a proud member of the ACLM Corporate Roundtable.

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