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Intelligent Medicine Radio Show for April 6, Part 1
April 8, 2019
What’s the ideal Omega 6:3 ratio? Omega 6 and Omega 3 fatty acids have opposite effects on childhood asthma risk; Mick Jagger’s heart valve surgery explained; When cancer cells are found in the uterus, is hysterectomy mandatory? Does chocolate really make acne worse? Research dispels popular view that sugar is a “pick-me-up”; Globally 1/5 of deaths attributable to diet—but is red meat the culprit? Fatty fish reduces risk of gouty attacks; Fish oil, vitamin D—under fire lately—vindicated by latest study results; Are your mitochondria leaky? 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 March 30, Part 2
April 1, 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 March 2, Part 1
March 4, 2019
Is the Keto craze crushing Weight Watchers stock value? Are statins mandatory after a stroke or TIA? Judge muzzles plaintiff’s attorney in landmark Roundup trial; Hospital patients demand quiet to facilitate recovery; Does your blood type predict how much grey matter your aging brain will retain? Mothers’ vitamin D levels predict their offsprings’ muscle strength; Solutions for winter allergies; Supplements for osteoporosis. 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 1: Cardiovascular Fitness
February 27, 2019
Quick and dirty measure of cardiovascular fitness: Give me 40 push ups in 2 minutes; Is there any protocol to help reduce plaque buildup in the carotid arteries?; My son is 20 years old, healthy, and taking thyroid medication. What should I be concerned about?; Dog food company recalls its products due to illness from too much vitamin D. Click HERE for part 2.



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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 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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