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Dr. Joel Kahn

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The Gut-Heart Connection
Joel Kahn, MD, Cardiologist

Joel KahnOne of the most exciting areas of new knowledge is the importance of the GI tract and its bacterial population in relation to heart health. This exploding field has already lent itself to new testing and therapies never heard of 2-3 years ago. Learn about the role of plant-based nutrition to optimize the gut microbiome and heart health.

Dr. Joel Kahn is an activist cardiologist whose passion is to identify and reverse coronary artery disease, and to prevent it. Dr. Kahn has been practicing invasive, interventional, and preventative cardiology in Detroit since 1990, combining the best of Western and complimentary therapies. He is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of the University of Michigan School of Medicine, and is certified in Metabolic Cardiology. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine in Cardiology at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and Associate Professor of Medicine at Oakland University Beaumont School of Medicine. His core belief is that plant-based nutrition is the most powerful source of preventative medicine on the planet.

Dr. Kahn was titled “America’s Holistic Heart Doc” by the Reader’s Digest, who selected him for their Holistic Heart Doc column. He is the author of three books, all #1 best sellers on Amazon, over 150 medical articles and book chapters, and he contributes to the Huffington Post and MindBodyGreen. He lectures at conferences throughout the country on topics relating to prevention tactics and nutrition-based recovery protocols, and is a frequent guest on Detroit area TV and radio shows, inspiring others about the body’s ability to heal itself through proper nutrition.



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