Episode 40: The Heart of the Matter (Part 1) - Why heart disease shouldn't be a leading killer

Heart disease is the number one killer in America. But this need not be the case. Heart disease is preventable and if we have it already, it can be reversed by applying key lifestyle principles.

This is part one of a health talk given by Pathways medical director Dr George Cho and Dr Shanny Chang, dentist at Junction Family Dental Care, presented at Lunch with the Doctor event in partnership with the Downsview Seventh-day Adventist Church in Toronto, Canada. Lunch with the Doctor is a free community event featuring delicious plant-based food and engaging health talks by doctors on lifestyle medicine. This episode focuses on the importance of aerobic exercise and whole foods plant-based nutrition for preventing and reversing heart disease.


Plant-based diets lower risk of hypertension (DrGeorgecho.com)

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The Lifestyle Is Medicine podcast is produced by Pathways to Wholeness Lifestyle Medicine in Toronto, Canada. Pathways is a medical centre that promotes wholistic health through lifestyle medicine. Pathways provides compassionate, evidence-based medical care at two clinics in Toronto: the North York Lifestyle Medicine Clinic and Junction Lifestyle Medicine Clinic. Learn more at: www.pathwaystowholeness.ca

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