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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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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for July 4, Part 2
July 5, 2015
Huge new study finds NO relationship between dietary cholesterol and cardiovascular disease; Vigorous exercise promotes longevity in middle-aged and seniors; What's your fitness age (Hint: mine is 27!); 20 supplements that men with prostate cancer need to know about; Bergamot--a safe, effective cholesterol-lowering agent. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
June 24, 2015
Is coconut oil raising my cholesterol? What is leaky gut and how do I treat it? What types of excess protein raise blood glucose levels? Click HERE for part 2.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2
June 17, 2015
Can I take Diflucan long term for candida? Help! I think I’m “allergic” to my wife! I’m allergic to all insect bites, what can I do? Trying to regain weight after food poisoning. The benefits of bergamot for normalizing cholesterol levels. Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 11, Part 2
April 13, 2015
Commonly-used anti-depressant Zoloft increases atherosclerosis in primate studies by SIX-fold! Herbal supplement Rhodiola scores comparably to Zoloft against major depression with fewer side effects; Heart risk calculator overestimates need for statins by 78%; New study finds statins boost diabetes risk in men by 43%; New-think on eggs: not only do they NOT boost cardio risk, they reduce chances of diabetes by a third! Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1
February 18, 2015
Cholesterol is okay! Eat your eggs! Xylitol toxic to dogs (and other animals). How many vitamins can I swallow at one time? Does L-carnitine turn into plaque? Click HERE for part 2.



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