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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 16, Part 2
February 18, 2019
Men who can do 40 push-ups are 96% less likely to have cardiovascular risk; Daily diet colas increase risk of premature heart attack, stroke; Why exercise can stave off hunger pangs; What type of exercise is best for weight loss? A caller with ulcerative colitis reports intestinal perforation during colonoscopy; A diabetic complains he can’t control his blood sugar despite a low-carb diet—what to do? Vitamin D improves aging markers in overweight African Americans—and reduces arterial stiffness; Which is more important for anti-aging—NT Factor or nicotinamide riboside? Quercetin reverses post-exertional muscle damage, hastens recovery. 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: New Risk Factors for Prolonged TV Watching
February 13, 2019
Prolonged TV watching a risk factor for colorectal cancer in younger age groups; What are your thoughts on a vitamin D lamp in conjunction with or as a replacement to oral vitamin D supplementation?; I was about to buy Spry oral rinse for its xylitol benefits but the third ingredient is alcohol. Won't that dry out my mouth and kill the beneficial bacteria?; Is dark chocolate sweetened with stevia and erythritol safe to eat in moderation? Are fat-soluble vitamins like D and E okay to take in one dose rather than throughout the day like water soluble vitamins? I was going to purchase Osteothera when I noticed a "warning" for California residents that the product may contain lead and other chemicals. What gives? Click HERE for part 2.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for February 9, Part 2
February 11, 2019
Are claims that “probiotics are dangerous” substantiated? Anti-depressants uniformly cause weight gain; An amino acid that may counter Alzheimer’s, ALS; Phthalates in plastic impair fertility—are they lurking in IV bags, catheters, and other disposable medical devices? Supplements and lifestyle to lower C-reactive protein; A caller attests to reality of Zyrtec withdrawal—how to wean off dependency; Vitamin D helps overcome drug-resistant tuberculosis; Flaxseed may aid metabolism, promote weight loss; Healing with essential oils. 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 19, Part 1
January 21, 2019
Lancet “EAT” report declares environmental emergency, urges virtual cessation of animal protein consumption to “save the planet”; Churg-Strauss Syndrome—it’s a rare disease but natural support may help; Vitamin D vs. COPD; A common food additive may be turning you into a couch potato; What to do for a borderline thyroid; Concerns over the safety of new blood thinners for atrial fibrillation. Click HERE for part 2. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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Leyla Weighs In: Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D, Curcumin, and Isoflavones
January 18, 2019
Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life; Vitamin D deficiency is associated with reduced lower limb muscle strength; Curcumin improved muscle function, exercise capacity in heart failure studies; Foods containing isoflavones may help control diabetes.



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ENCORE: Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for December 29, Part 1
December 31, 2018
The #1 drug for the flu is an epic-fail; Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D give birth to fatter children; Low blood pressure, frequent urination—is it ADH or AVP? Suggestions for tenacious mucus after the flu; IV vitamin C in the intensive care unit; Link confirmed between highly processed food and cancer; Does this non-stick pan make me look fat? 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 December 8, Part 1
December 10, 2018
Only 1 in 8 Americans “metabolically healthy”—are you? The self-test that predicts your risk of dying from heart disease or cancer (HINT: It helps to live in an old NYC brownstone!); Modified citrus pectin for cancer; Canada, where a cholesterol of 7 can make you a ticking time-bomb! A Siberian husky administers an accurate “pet” scan; Kids adopt dangerous sedentary habits as early as six; Vitamin D/schizophrenia link confirmed; Study heralds end of pulling “all-nighters” for exam success. 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 December 8, Part 2

A new scan may soon revolutionize screening for osteoporosis; Solutions for adrenal fatigue in multiple myeloma; Sweetened drinks—but not fresh fruit—may hike risk for diabetes; Is Miacalcin nasal spray a viable treatment for bone loss? Fruits, vegetables forestall memory loss in men; Does saturated fat consumption increase the risk for Alzheimer’s? Vitamin D may get you discharged from the hospital sooner; Nestles tests new probiotic that promises to combat dandruff. 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 2
November 15, 2018
What is the impact of Lipitor on vitamin K? Could statins increase calcification in the heart?; Folic acid and B12 supplementation and the risk of colon cancer; Could EcoPhage be as miraculous as described?; What do you think of the study correlating high vitamin D levels to prostate cancer?; What's the correct dosage of strontium to take? Click HERE for part 1.



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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for November 3, Part 2
November 5, 2018
Does taking oral glutathione raise glutathione levels? Vitamin D for a marathoner? A listener recalls nutrition pioneer Dr. Carlton Fredericks; Can supplements lose their efficacy after long-term use? Father jailed in France for child abuse—with Coca Cola! It’s true: Stress impacts fertility! Abstinence makes the brain grow sharper—when you stop using marijuana; Curcumin safe to use with blood thinners, thyroid meds; Low Vitamin D levels correlated with risk of dementia, prostate cancer death; Today’s medical students, raised on screens, have trouble performing surgical task requiring manual dexterity. Click HERE for part 1. Click HERE for articles and resources relating to this podcast episode.



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