How Fasting and Diet can Prevent Heart Disease Especially for High Risk Patients like South Asians Max Health Wealth

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This lecture is centered around Coronary Artery Disease in South Asians, but most of this information applies to everyone. Understanding the links between heart disease and our Diet, genetics, hormones, and gut bacteria is so important. It was great to partner with the Indian American Business Association with our first Heart health Event together. We hosted it here at Cardiovascular Interventions and provided members with tours of our facility then ended the night with this lecture.

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My previous lectures I mention during the video that discuss the topics of Diet and fasting in more detail:
“The Fat Lies” –
“Fasting for Survival” –
“The Bittersweet Truth” –

More about the Calcium Scoring Study:
What is a Coronary Calcium Score? –

The Blood Test I mentioned:
What is a Kraft Test? –

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0:50 – Why is the prevalence of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) so high?
2:25 – our whole methodology in measuring diabetes is flawed
6:05 – Risks of CAD
8:28 – prevalence of CAD
9:45 – how our genetics have not evolved to today’s Diet
13:59 – risk factors for south Asians
23:36 – How What we eat has changed
30:50 – The increase in use of vegetable oils
36:57 – How to diagnose CAD
41:37 – Why fast?
49:23 – Reducing risk of CAD with Diet
52:53 – Reducing risk of CAD with exercising

Questions and Answer Session
1:01:21 – Many people say to eat every two hours. Should this be done?
1:03:19 – What about olive oil? Should it be fried?
1:05:24 – What is the best oil to use?
1:06:27 – Are there good nuts and bad nuts?
1:07:25 – What about smoothies?
1:08:33 – What about dairy products and coronary artery disease?
1:10:01 – Should I buy vegan products or regular products?
1:12:50 – Is yogurt healthy for you?
1:14:03 – What vitamins should I take? Should I take a multi vitamin?
1:15:27 – Are South Asians born with smaller arteries?
1:16:10 – How long should I fast?
1:18:28 – Is it true that Stem cells reproduce during a fast?
1:22:05 – What can I drink during a fast?

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What is a CT Angiogram (CTA) of the Heart? –
What is Cardioversion? –
What is a Leadless Pacemaker? –
What is Right Heart Catheterization? –
What is a Heart Attack? –
Heart Attack Treatment –
What is an Echocardiogram? –
Monitoring Heart Failure with CardioMEMS –
Introduction to Cardiac Catheterizations –
What is a Loop Recorder? –
External Counterpulsation (ECP) for Chest Pain and Coronary Calcium –

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About Dr. Pradip Jamnadas, MD, MBBS, FACC, FSCAI, FCCP, FACP

The founder and Chief Medical Officer of Cardiovascular Interventions, P.A. in Orlando Florida where, since 1990, he has been repeatedly recognized in local publications as a Top Doctor performing thousands of interventional procedures in hospital and out patient settings. As a consultant cardiologist with a large diversified inpatient and outpatient practice he is noted for his passions for teaching and illuminating prevention for cardiovascular disease . He is also a clinical assistant professor of medicine at The Florida State University and University of Central Florida.

Disclaimer: The information provided is for general information and education purposes only and is not a substitute for individualized medical care by a qualified physician. All viewers should consult their physician before making any Diet, nutrition, medication, or lifestyle changes. Any action you take upon the information that you find within this content is strictly at your own risk. Nothing here should be interpreted to create a doctor patient relationship. Neither Dr. Pradip Jamnadas nor Cardiovascular Interventions, PA will be liable for any damages or losses in connection with the content on this YouTube Channel.

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