Dr. Joel Kahn is a cardiologist and vegan. He believes in plant-based nutrition as preventative medicine. Dr. Kahn wrote the book "The Plant-Based Solution: America’s Healthy Heart Doc’s Plan to Power Your Health."
This week's episode of Nutrition Rounds features Plant Based Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn. This is Part 1 of a 2 part interview with Dr. Kahn. In Part 1 - We discuss the extensive history of research and evidence that has supported why plant based nutrition is the most healthful diet to prevent and reverse chronic disease. We discuss how plant based nutrition can reverse cardiovascular disease, hypertension and diabetes. We discuss the role of plant based nutrition in optimal health for millennial women: including skin, fertility, and PCOS. Dr. Kahn starts to begin to delve into fad diets, and why they are inferior to a plant based diet. We will deep dive into fad diets in Part 2, stay tuned. About Dr. Kahn: Joel Kahn, MD, of Detroit, Michigan, is a practicing cardiologist and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Michigan Medical School and trained in interventional cardiology in Dallas and Kansas City. Known as "America’s Holistic Heart Doc," Dr. Kahn is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine and maintains sub-specialty board certification in Cardiovascular Medicine. He was the first physician worldwide to complete the Metabolic Cardiology curriculum in conjunction with A4M.com/MMI and the University of South Florida. Dr. Kahn has authored scores of publications in his field including articles, book chapters and monographs. He writes articles for MindBodyGreen, Thrive Global, and Reader’s Digest and has five books in publication including Your Whole Heart Solution, Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses and The Plant Based Solution. He has regular appearances on Dr. Phil, The Doctors Show and Fox 2 News. He has also debated plant diets on the Joe Rogan Experience and has been featured with Larry King Live in a recent heart special. He has been awarded a Health Hero award from Detroit Crain’s Business. He owns 3 health restaurants in Detroit and Austin, Texas. Dr. Kahn can be found at drjoelkahn.com Follow Dr. Danielle Belardo on Instagram! @theveggiemd Produced by: Dr. Kasey Johnson Instagram: @drkaseyjohnson
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On this episode, we welcome Dr. Joel Kahn to the show. He is a decorated cardiologist and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit. Dr. Joel is a proponent of using lifestyle choices to prevent and even reverse heart disease. We discuss diet and dietary fat, heart health, The Daniel Plan, The North Karelia Project, Ancel Keys, commonalities between Paleo and Vegan diets, and much more.
Links for this episode:Plant Paleo Part 2: Grains, Legumes, Fiber, and Antinutrients – Humans Are Not BrokenHidden Kingdoms: Launch Trailer - BBC One - YouTubeHidden Kingdoms on NetflixNatural Treatments and Preventative Methods to Heart HealthDr. Joel Kahn on mindbodygreenJoel Kahn MD (@drjkahn) | TwitterTwo-Week International Diet Swap Shows Potential Effects of Diet on Colon Cancer RiskOrnish Lifestyle MedicineThe Daniel PlanAthlete/Author Rich RollDietary fat and heart disease study is seriously misleading | The Nutrition Source | Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthNorth Karelia Project « Heart Attack PreventionEt Tu, Olive Oil? Fats and Endothelial FunctionNew Report Questions Health Benefits of Olive Oil | Linda Larrowe BergersenChimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story | TED Talk | TED.com