Contributors

Leyla Muedin, MS, RD, CDN

Leyla Muedin, MS, RD, CDN

Leyla Muedin received her Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Food Science at Hunter College (City University of New York) and her Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences at Queens College (CUNY). She was formerly a nutritionist at the Atkins Center for Complementary Medicine where she worked with the late Dr. Robert Atkins, and later as a nutrition consultant for Atkins Nutritionals. Leyla is a clinical nutritionist and educator at the Hoffman Center specializing in the clinical application of diet and supplements for a wide range of medical problems. Leyla lectures regularly at the Hoffman Center as well as professional conferences and corporate wellness programs.

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Dr. Stephen Sinatra is a highly respected and sought-after cardiologist whose integrative approach to treating cardiovascular disease has revitalized patients with even the most advanced forms of illness.

His expertise is grounded in more than 30 years of clinical practice, research, and study beginning as an attending physician at Manchester Memorial Hospital (Eastern Connecticut Health Network). His career there included nine years as chief of cardiology, 18 years as director of medical education, seven years as director of echocardiography, three years as director of cardiac rehabilitation, and one year as director of the weight reducing program. In 1987, Dr. Sinatra founded the New England Heart Center. Through it, he became a well-known advocate of combining conventional medical treatments for heart disease with complementary nutritional, anti-aging, and psychological therapies.

Dr. Sinatra’s written works include more than a dozen books, including The Great Cholesterol MythReverse Heart Disease Now, and Heartbreak & Heart Disease, as well as dozens of contributions to peer-reviewed medical journals such as the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), Heart DiseaseCT Medicine, and the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation. He also wrote the monthly newsletter Heart, Health & Nutrition for more than 15 years.

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jacob-teitelbaum-portrait-for-press-pageJacob Teitelbaum, MD, is a board certified internist and nationally known expert in the fields of chronic fatigue syndrome, fibromyalgia, sleep and pain. He is the creator of the popular free iPhone application “Cures A-Z,” and author of the best-selling books From Fatigued to Fantastic! (Avery Penguin), Pain Free 1-2-3 — A Proven Program for Eliminating Chronic Pain Now(McGraw-Hill), the Beat Sugar Addiction NOW! series (Fairwinds Press), and Real Cause, Real Cure(Rodale)His latest book, The Fatigue and Fibromyalgia Solution (Avery, August 2013, Paperback Original & Ebook) is available for pre-order now (Amazon, Barnes & Noble and other online book stores). He is lead author on several studies showing effective treatment for fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome, and a recent study on effective treatment of autism using NAET. Dr. Teitelbaum does frequent media appearances including Good Morning America, CNN, Fox News Channel, the Dr. Oz Show and Oprah & Friends. He lives in Kona, Hawaii.

Dr. T battled CFS and fibromyalgia while attending medical school in the mid 70’s. In his struggle to heal, he discovered treatments that were unknown to the medical community and began a quest that became his life’s passion — helping those who suffer from these debilitating illnesses. The S.H.I.N.E.-based treatment program he developed has helped tens of thousands of sufferers reclaim the vitality CFS/FMS once robbed from their lives. Through his books, speaking engagements and private practice, Dr. T has also reached many of you.

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Dr. Leo Galland, M.D. received his education at Harvard University and the New York University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at the N.Y.U.-Bellevue Medical Center. He has held faculty positions at New York University, Rockefeller University, the State University of New York and the University of Connecticut. Dr. Galland is the author of dozens of scientific articles and textbook chapters.

An award-winning clinician who is regularly chosen for America’s Top Doctors, Dr. Galland is also the author of three highly acclaimed books: The Fat Resistance DietPower Healing and Superimmunity for Kids. A board-certified internist, he is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Nutrition.

Dr. Galland is the Director of the Foundation for Integrated Medicine, a non-profit educational organization committed to integrating nutritional therapies into clinical practice.

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David Perlmutter, MD, FACN, ABIHM drperlmutterphotois a Board-Certified Neurologist and Fellow of the American College of Nutrition. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine where he was awarded the Leonard G. Rowntree Research Award for best research by a medical student. After completing residency training in Neurology, also at the University of Miami, Dr. Perlmutter entered private practice in Naples, Florida.

Dr. Perlmutter serves as an Associate Professor at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Perlmutter is a frequent lecturer at symposia sponsored by such medical institutions as Harvard University, the University of Arizona, Scripps Institute, New York University, and Columbia University. He has contributed extensively to the world medical literature with publications appearing in The Journal of Neurosurgery, The Southern Medical Journal, Journal of Applied Nutrition, and Archives of Neurology. He is the author of many books, including:The Better Brain Book, Raise a Smarter Child By Kindergarten, Power Up Your Brain: The Neuroscience of Enlightenment, and the #1 New York Times Bestseller,Grain Brain – The Surprising Truth About Wheat, Carbs, and Sugar – Your Brain’s Silent Killers, and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of nutritional influences in neurological disorders.

Dr. Perlmutter has been interviewed on many nationally syndicated radio and television programs including 20/20, Larry King Live, CNN, Fox News, Fox and Friends, The Today Show, Oprah, Dr. Oz, Montel Across America, and The CBS Early Show. He serves as medical advisor to the Dr. Oz Show. In 2002, Dr. Perlmutter was the recipient of the Linus Pauling Award for his innovative approaches to neurological disorders and the Denham Harman Award for his pioneering work in free radical science and its application on clinical medicine. In 2006, Dr. Perlmutter was the recipient of the National Nutritional Foods Association Clinician of the Year Award and in 2010 was awarded the Humanitarian of the Year award from the American College of Nutrition.

The cornerstone of Dr. Perlmutter’s unique approach to neurological disorders is founded in the principles of preventive medicine. He has brought to the public awareness a rich understanding that challenging brain problems including Alzheimer’s disease, other forms of dementia, depression, and ADHD may very well be prevented with lifestyle changes including a gluten free, low carbohydrate, higher fat diet coupled with aerobic exercise.

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Jeffrey Dach, M.D. is Board Certified in Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology. He retired from the practice of radiology in 2004 after 25 years experience as a hospital based physician with Radiology Associates of Hollywood, FL. 

In 2005 Dr. Dach founded TrueMedMD in Davie, Florida specializing in bioidentical hormones, natural thyroid and natural medicine. Dr. Dach currently serves as the clinic’s Medical Director.

Dr. Dach has been a member of the American Medical Association since 1976, the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M) since 2004, the American Academy for the Advancement of Medicine ACAM since 2005, the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology 1996, the American College of Radiology since 1981, the Society of Nuclear Medicine 1986, and the Radiologic Society of North America since 1981.

Dr. Dach is licensed to practice medicine in the State of Florida and has been published in numerous medical journals.

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