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May 16, 2016

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!

Links to things we mentioned:

Sunwarrior <== 10% off all Sunwarrior products (free shipping over $100)*

Sign up for Jason Wrobel's upcoming class in Toronto - Eat For Better Sex

Dr. Joel Kahn's website

GreenSpace Café

Dr. Joel Kahn - The Whole Heart Solution United States*/Canada*

Dr. Joel Kahn previously on TUHP (episode #18)

Seth Godin - The Dip (book) United States*/Canada*

Ban Hospital Food CarciNOgens Facebook Page

Vani Hari (Food Babe) previously on TUHP (episode #20)

Wellness Mama

David Perlmutter - Grain Brain (book) United States*/Canada* & Brain Maker (book) United States*/Canada*

Dr. Daniel Amen

Tana Amen previously on TUHP (episode #63)

Super Size Me (documentary) United States*/Canada

Mark Hyman previously on TUHP (episode #84 & episode #74)

Dr. Dean Ornish

Dr. Neal Barnard

Dr. Gabriel Cousins

Dr. John McDougall

Rallis ice pressed olive oil

Forks Over Knives (documentary) United States*/Canada*

Plant Pure Nation food delivery

22 Days vegan meal delivery

21 Day Vegan Kickstart

The Widowmaker (documentary) United States*/Canada

Dr. Gregers / Nutritionfacts.org - Effect of Sucralose (Splenda) on the Microbiome (video)

Dr. David Katz

Headspace (guided meditation)

Inner Balance by HeartMath* United States/Canada*

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