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Feb 26, 2024
01:32:32

#351: Nutrition, Lifestyle, and Longevity: A Heart Surgeon's Perspective with Dr. Philip Ovadia

In this episode, I welcome Dr. Philip Ovadia, a heart surgeon, author and founder of Ovadia Heart Health. In our conversation, Dr. Ovadia challenges the traditional view of heart disease – clarifying what cholesterol does for the body and emphasizing the need for more awareness around inflammation and insulin resistance. He discusses the drawbacks of weight loss medications, promotes the benefits of whole foods and animal protein, and shares the importance of early detection when it comes to issues of blood vessels and the heart. Dr. Ovadia also speaks on the misconceptions about statins, the importance of cholesterol quality, and shares actionable steps for optimizing metabolic health. Tune in to this perspective widening conversation about heart health and the ways we can not only live healthier, but prevent heart disease in the process.

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