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Intelligent Medicine Update, Part 1
July 20, 2017
Do smart phones make us dumb? Does smelling food make us fat? Why are there no actual veggies in Hain “Veggie Straws? Does sugar consumption by expectant moms produce allergic kids? Is your doctor prescribing that expensive drug because of a lobster dinner? Repeated steroid injections for knee osteoarthritis thin cartilage, may hasten progression to knee replacement; Yet another super cholesterol drug crashes and burns; Can you still rely on your Epi-pen past its expiration date? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Update, Part 2

Do smart phones make us dumb? Does smelling food make us fat? Why are there no actual veggies in Hain “Veggie Straws? Does sugar consumption by expectant moms produce allergic kids? Is your doctor prescribing that expensive drug because of a lobster dinner? Repeated steroid injections for knee osteoarthritis thin cartilage, may hasten progression to knee replacement; Yet another super cholesterol drug crashes and burns; Can you still rely on your Epi-pen past its expiration date? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 3, Part 2
June 5, 2017
Replacing saturated fat with vegetable oil lowers cholesterol--but has no impact on death risk; Huge UK study comparing vegetarians to meat eaters shows no difference in survival; If I got cancer, does that mean my 17-year-old daughter is more susceptible? Hyaluronic acid supplements--do they help knee pain? Health benefits of aerobic vs. resistance training; Supplement of the Week: Bergamot; Resveratrol helps seniors build muscle. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Natural Cholesterol Lowering with Dr. Thomas Guilliams, Part 1
March 28, 2017
Is cholesterol that important? What are some of the adverse side effects of statins? Are they overprescribed? Is red yeast rice an acceptable alternative? What about other popular cholesterol-lowerers like niacin, policosanol, garlic, pantetheine, and guggulipids? Dr. Guilliams describes two “new kids on the block” for cholesterol management: berberine and bergamot. Do they provide additional benefits besides lowering cholesterol? Are there any side effects? Can they be safely taken with statins? What other supplements complement these agents for comprehensive cardiovascular prevention? Is lowering homocysteine still important? Click HERE for part 2.



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Natural Cholesterol Lowering with Dr. Thomas Guilliams, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Thomas Guilliams about natural cholesterol management. Click HERE for part 1.



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Integrative Cardiology, Part 1
January 24, 2017
Integrative Cardiology with Dr. Dennis Goodman. Dr. Goodman is a board-certified cardiologist who is Director of Integrative Medicine at New York University Hospital. He is well-versed in conventional medicine as well as natural modalities. Dr. Goodman discusses how advanced lipid profiles can be used to assess cardiovascular risk; additional information can be gleaned from non-invasive studies like EBT heart scans and carotid ultrasound. Should doctors rely on statins for prevention? Is the cholesterol hypothesis wrong? What’s the best diet for cardiovascular prevention? Dr. Goodman describes the cardiovascular benefits of magnesium and vitamin K2. He further recommends vitamin D, fish oil and coenzyme Q 10. He discusses the role of B vitamins in mitigating the risk posed by high homocysteine. Click HERE for part 2.



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Integrative Cardiology, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. Dennis Goodman, a board-certified cardiologist who is Director of Integrative Medicine at New York University Hospital. Click HERE for part 1.



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Leyla Weighs In: Cholesterol Phobia
May 27, 2016
Dietary cholesterol phobia continues despite amendment in US Dietary Guidelines; the calculation of cholesterol and the importance of a beneficial ratio. Plus, is it true that iodized table salt raises blood pressure but sea salt does not?



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Leyla Weighs In: Cholesterol
October 16, 2015
Still focusing on your 'total cholesterol' number as a risk factor for heart disease? Here are the markers you should really be looking at.



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Leyla Weighs In: Healthy vs. Unhealthy Fats
October 2, 2015
The American Heart Association touts vegetable oils as heart healthy, but are they really? Here's the lowdown on vegetable oils from how they're processed to their role in inflammation and chronic disease.



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