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
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Produced by: Dr. Kasey Johnson