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Heart Doc VIP with Dr. Joel Kahn

Aug 26, 2022

Would you like to know the details of the diet of a world-leading nutrition scientist, celebrated worldwide for his research contributions? And the science behind the diet?
This week, Dr. Kahn discusses a recent paper by Valter Longo, Ph.D. on nutrition for longevity and the pillars of research that have built his...

Aug 19, 2022

Dozens, if not hundreds, of research studies, connect meat consumption and increased heart disease risk (and cancer risk). The pathways have included the saturated fat and cholesterol content, a rise in inflammation, a rise in insulin resistance, lack of fiber, and nitrosamines.
This week, Dr. Kahn reviews new...

Aug 12, 2022

What is the longest nerve in the body? Of course, it is cranial nerve X called the vagus nerve. The vagus nerve carries impulses from the parasympathetic nervous system or the "rest and digest" part of our nerve pathways.
Can you increase the activity of the vagus nerve to get better "rest and digest" activity?...

Aug 5, 2022

Cholesterol is necessary in the body for healthy functions but in some individuals, it leads to clogged arteries. Lowering cholesterol by lifestyle is usually the first step but Rx medications play a role.

This week Dr. Kahn discussed the RACING study of one or 2 Rx medications for cholesterol lowering. Can you keep the...