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ENCORE: Leyla Weighs In: High Fat Dairy
December 25, 2020
Nutritionist Leyla Muedin answers this listener question: I know you prefer high-fat dairy products. Can you comment on the study that shows that rates of Alzheimer's disease are rising everywhere people eat a lot of meat, sweets, and high-fat dairy products?



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for December 12, Part 2
December 14, 2020
Melatonin is more than just a sleep aid—it may boost memory; How much calcium and vitamin D for seniors? Natural treatments for hand pain; Are there natural alternatives to blood pressure medication? Magnesium is an essential co-factor for vitamin D, and plays an under-appreciated role in immunity; Gum infections hasten metabolic syndrome; Test your heart by timing your stair-climbing; Moms’ intake of fish boosts babies’ cognitive scores. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 28, Part 1
November 30, 2020
October surprise: POTUS hospitalized. What does it mean for the campaign? His regimen explained, from Regeneron’s experimental antibody cocktail to Gilead’s Remdesivir to a popular heartburn drug, to nutritional supplements; How daily rapid antibody screening got it wrong at the White House; Should you get the flu shot this year? HVAC systems contribute to coronavirus spread; CBD and memory; Should you take a break from supplements from time to time? Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Leyla Weighs In: Lowering Your Risk for Dementia
November 27, 2020
Higher glucose levels may be a risk factor for dementia in older adults; A whole foods diet lowers risk for dementia, increases cognition.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 14, Part 2
November 16, 2020
Phosphatidylcholine and vitamin D vs. dementia; How could it be that a superbly-trained marathoner still develops hypertension? DMSO for inflamed Achilles’ tendons; What to do for a low white blood cell count? Surprise billing for colonoscopies; Could excess B12 be causing your adult acne? Top US nutritionists call for rescinding limits on saturated fat; Positive outlook predicts less memory decline. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: The Epidemic of Diabetes, Part 1
November 3, 2020
Dr. David Perlmutter is America’s foremost Integrative neurologist and pioneering author of "Grain Brain." Five years after its publication, with over a million copies sold worldwide in twenty languages, he reflects on its success and the vindication of its central tenets: That America’s low-fat high/carb mania has promoted an epidemic of diabetes, just when optimal blood sugar is gaining recognition as fundamental to brain health; that gluten is demonstrably harmful via its effects on gut permeability; and that fat and cholesterol phobia has deprived our brains of essential nutrients. He emphasizes the centrality of exercise to prevention and reversal of dementia. The latest research underlies the concept of neuroplasticity—that the adult brain has the capacity to repair and regenerate. What newly-discovered factor helps to literally regrow brain cells? Does genetics dictate our neurological fate? Or can lifestyle overcome our heredity? What roles for sleep? Stress reduction? Coffee? Alcohol? Bio-identical hormone replacement? The microbiome? Cannabinoids? Ketogenic diet? What drugs take a toll on brain function? Dr. Perlmutter will soon be featured nationwide in a PBS Special entitled “Dr. Perlmutter’s Whole Life Plan”. Click HERE for part 2.



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ENCORE: The Epidemic of Diabetes, Part 2

Dr. Hoffman continues his conversation with Dr. David Perlmutter, America’s foremost Integrative neurologist and pioneering author of "Grain Brain." Click HERE for part 1.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for September 26, Part 2
November 2, 2020
Despite uptick in cases in certain regions, less than 1% of teachers, students infected since schools reopened, and COVID-19 fatalities dramatically lower; Advice on non-toxic cookware and bedding; Diet halves seizure rates among kids--and it doesn't even have to be strict Keto; Teen's death highlights risk of social media-driven "Benadryl Challenge"; Natural treatment for high platelet disorder; Study supports role of vitamin D in blood pressure control; A healthy microbiome may aid sleep; Exercise helps memory by kindling endocannabinoid system; DHA and vitamin E for male infertility. 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 October 24, Part 1
October 26, 2020
What’s missing from 2020 candidates’ talking points on healthcare; The controversy over “herd immunity” explained; How much zinc is too much? Coffee and green tea forestall diabetes death risk; D for dementia; The final word on the breast cancer/hair dye & straightener link. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for October 10, Part 2
October 12, 2020
Vagal nerve stimulation for atrial fibrillation? World Health Organization calls for avoidance of “non-essential” dental procedures amid pandemic—dentists push back; “Stop all supplements” before surgery—NOT! Is high-dose biotin a promising treatment for Alzheimer’s? Dietary flavonoids shown to fend off dementia; Can a blood test reveal the status of your immune system? Russia and China claim COVID-19 vaccine breakthroughs—are they ready for primetime? Mexico state bans sale of sugary drinks and junk food to children in effort to curtail skyrocketing obesity rates. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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