This week’s featured guest is Dr. Joel Kahn, a cardiologist and founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity. He’s launched a campaign to prevent 1 million heart attacks through healthy living. Joel is the #1 bestselling author of The Whole Heart Solution and Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses.
In this episode, we discuss:
- You can detect heart disease early on and reverse it
- We have so far to go before hospitals become health centres
- The gut-heart connection
- Probiotics have been shown to lower blood pressure & cholesterol
- How toxic food negatively effects your artery function
- The paleo diet vs. the low-fat vegan diet… how can both be healthy?
- The only diet that helps clean up your arteries is plant-based low-fat
- The 3 things Joel recommends to each of his patients
- The rate of heart disease has dropped over the last 30 years but has now plateaued
- Most people who have heart disease, don’t know it
- Early detection of heart disease… 3 strategies
- Heart healthy foods are often red in colour
- TMAO causes a blockage in your arteries and messes with your HDL (good cholesterol)
- Is Splenda disrupting your gut microbiome?
- Splenda can be metabolized in your body into ammonia and formaldehyde… scary!
Dr. Joel Kahn – The Whole Heart Solution (book)
Dr. Joel Kahn’s website
Follow Dr. Joel Kahn on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Listen to Dr. Joel Kahn previously on TUHP (episode #018)
Seth Godin – The Dip (book)
Ban Hospital Food CarciNOgens Facebook Page
Listen to Vani Hari (Food Babe) previously on TUHP (episode #020)
David Perlmutter – Grain Brain (book) & Brain Maker (book)
Dr. Daniel Amen (books)
Listen to Tana Amen previously on TUHP (episode #063)
Super Size Me (documentary)
Listen to Mark Hyman previously on TUHP (episode #084 & episode #074)
Dr. Dean Ornish (books)
Dr. Neal Barnard (books)
Dr. Gabriel Cousins (books)
Dr. John McDougall (books)
Rallis ice pressed olive oil
Forks Over Knives (documentary)
Plant Pure Nation food delivery
22 Days Nutrition
21 Day Vegan Kickstart
The Widowmaker (documentary)
Dr. Gregers / Nutritionfacts.org – Effect of Sucralose (Splenda) on the Microbiome (video)
Dr. David Katz
Headspace (guided meditation) app
Inner Balance by HeartMath
Sunwarrior <== 20% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $50 (US only)
302: Udo Erasmus – Fats That Heal… Fats That Kill, Practice Stillness, Health Is Your Responsibility
276: Chris Wark – Chris Beat Cancer • Toxic Emotions Suppress Immunity • Gratitude Is The Secret To Happiness
202: Dr. Steven Gundry – The Plant Paradox • What Are Lectins? • Fruit Might As Well Be Candy
166: Nina Teicholz – Stop Fearing Saturated Fat • What’s The Deal With Cholesterol? • The Coconut Oil Controversy
068: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn Jr. – Prevent And Reverse Heart Disease (minicast)
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