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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for June 6, Part 1
June 8, 2020
Lessons of the pandemic—cultivating resilience in the face of challenging circumstances; More evidence that the coronavirus is weakening; Laypersons score poorly on proper use of N95 masks; The remarkable concordance between blood sugar control and susceptibility to coronavirus; How primary care doctors miss the boat on diabetes prevention; Lockdown has fostered digital dependency—with adverse effects on mood and metabolism; Two large studies purporting to prove worthlessness of hydroxychloroquine withdrawn for research malfeasance; Besides aiding sleep, what are health benefits of melatonin? Solutions for a highly allergic patient; Lack of exposure to green landscapes associated with unhealthy cravings. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 2: COVID-19 Update and More
April 15, 2020
Surprising finding: Smokers no worse off in Coronavirus pandemic; I got a fatty liver diagnosis. What foods should I avoid and what supplements should I take?; What changes can my son make to his diet to combat his animal dander allergies?; What do the various food labels mean like, natural, organic, grass-fed, free-range, etc? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for March 7, Part 1
March 9, 2020
Coronavirus update: Botched initial Chinese containment efforts; Natural products disappear from store shelves; Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture on the front lines; A new drug that may hold promise; Thousands die of the flu—are we overreacting to Coronavirus? AHCC to ward off Coronavirus; Kids consume more calories in post-activity snacks than they burn during physical activity; Is Daylight Savings time bad for our health? Does breastfeeding shield kids from allergies and asthma? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 1, Part 2
February 3, 2020
Does AHCC work for kids? Is there such a thing as an allergy to vitamin C? Pregnant women who consume artificial sweeteners give birth to heavier babies; We’re running out of antibiotics to treat ordinary strep throat; Resistance training is the key to healthy aging; Berberine vs. colon cancer; Cocoa’s performance-enhancing effects; Seniors who consume mushrooms suffer less cognitive decline. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 25, Part 2
January 27, 2020
Acid blocker medications raise risk of allergies; How to wean off PPIs; What’s erysipelas? U.S. deaths from lead exposure 10 times higher than previously thought; IV vitamin C vs. sepsis; Can fish oil supplements make men sexier? Pomegranate juice forestalls memory loss in older adults; Sunshine can keep you svelte. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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The Role of the Digestive Tract in Determining Overall Health, Part 1
January 14, 2020
Liz Lipski, Ph.D., CNS joins us to discuss the latest edition of her authoritative book, "Digestive Wellness." First written in 1995 when I first interviewed her, she just updated it (5th edition!) in light of all the recent new developments in GI science. She discusses the pervasive role of the digestive tract in determining overall health; there are ramifications for the heart, the brain, and even bones and skin. Dr. Lipski weighs in on leaky gut syndrome, small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO), fecal transfer, probiotics, gluten intolerance, food allergy, the role of stress, and the low-FODMAP diet. She discusses protocols for GERD, IBS, and colitis as well as key supplements to support GI health. There’s no one-size-fits-all diet for GI problems; protocols need to be individualized to suit patients’ unique characteristics and may require detective work. Empowering breakthroughs can be achieved through proper natural interventions. Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for January 4, Part 2
January 6, 2020
Collagen supplements—hype or hope for skin health? Personal care products hasten puberty in young girls; A rancher defends responsible use of antibiotics in livestock; Heartburn drugs found to prompt allergies; Moon landing pioneer Neil Armstrong survived space travel, Korean War jet combat, experimental supersonic rocket plane trials—yet newly-released records show he succumbed to avoidable heart surgery errors; Children who drank whole—not reduced-fat—milk 40% less likely to suffer obesity; Your aromatherapy oil diffuser may be making your pet sick; Fish oil supplements found not to increase of surgical bleeding. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Q&A with Leyla Christmas Edition, Part 2: Food Intolerances
December 25, 2019
My 5-year-old son has multiple food intolerances, asthma, eczema, and now bed-wetting. Help!; What do you think of the hCG diet? Would you advise it or do you think it's dangerous?; After Verticle Sleeve Gastrectomy, I've regained the weight! Would low carb dieting and intermittent fasting help me?; I'm APOE 4/4. Where do I go from here? Is Alzheimer's a certainty for me? Click HERE for part 1.



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Q&A with Leyla, Part 1: Shoulder Pain and Sciatica
November 13, 2019
Medical students around the world are poorly trained in nutrition; The Body Gym for shoulder pain and sciatica pain; I have a CRP level of 13 but no heart disease. What is causing it?; I use a lot of D-ribose daily. Does all that sugar stress the pancreas and microbiome?; What can I use to help blepharitis aggravated by allergies? Click HERE for part 2.



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The World Food Supply and Your Health, Part 1
November 5, 2019
Baffled by her kids’ challenging health problems and finding no answers, an ordinary mom, Zen Honeycutt, embarked on a journey to discover the underlying causes of the modern epidemic of childhood illnesses like life-threatening food allergies, ADHD, and autism. Her search led her to found Moms Across America, a grassroots organization dedicated to forging a new standard for a healthy planet. Zen reveals startling details about the coverup of the toxic impact of GMO foods and glyphosate. Her children’s health was materially improved when she cleaned up her family’s diet, based on organic, minimally processed foods. She now travels across the country and around the world spreading awareness and mobilizing activism to support safe and sustainable agriculture and food production. Moms Across America is initiating a “Gold Standard” certification program to highlight safe brands. Her documentary, “Communities Rising,” describes her grassroots efforts and a new book, "Unstoppable, showcases her mission. Click HERE for part 2.



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