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Jan 27, 2021

In today's episode, we focus on the DASH diet, a heart-healthy, evidence-based diet which has been shown to be effective for lowering blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. An extra bonus is that it can also be an effective strategy for weight loss - as it is both clear and easy-to-follow and high in fiber. We dive into...


Nov 18, 2020

Join us for a fascinating discussion on sleep with Marie-Pierre St-Onge, PhD, the Center Director of the Sleep Center of Excellence at Columbia University Irving Medical Center. In this role, Dr. St-Onge conducts research on sleep, diet, weight and cardiometabolic health and the surprisingly elaborate connections...


Oct 25, 2020

Why consider a plant-based diet? There is a lot of evidence that a well-balanced plant-based diet can be beneficial for the heart and can also help people lose weight and maintain a healthy weight. In this episode, I interview Registered Dietitian Sharon Palmer, who is well known for her plant-based approach to...


Oct 5, 2020

Chronic inflammation is the driving force behind heart disease and atherosclerosis as well as a host of other chronic diseases. Learn which foods are anti-inflammatory and which tend to create inflammation in the body so you can gain control over your health.

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Sep 28, 2020

This episode features my interview with David Maron, M.D., the Director of Preventive Cardiology at Stanford University. We discuss tips for managing heart disease and reducing your risk for heart disease. Can you guess what the #1 tip is? I was surprised!

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