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Joel Kahn

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– Obtained a BA in 1980 and MD in 1983 from the University of Michigan
– Clinical Professor of Medicine at Wayne State University School of Medicine
– Associate Professor of Medicine at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine
– Founder of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity in Bingham Farms, Michigan
– Fellow of the American College of Cardiology

Diet and Health Recommendations:
– Promotes a whole-food plant-based diet
– Advocates for a diet consisting of fruit, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, and whole grains
– Aims to prevent a million heart attacks during his lifetime
– Stresses the importance of a plant-based diet low in oils, sugar, and salt for heart disease prevention
– Advises on vitamin supplements for nutrients commonly deficient in both omnivores and vegans

Professional Affiliations and Influences:
– Member of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine
– Has authored articles for HuffPost and Readers Digest
– Influenced by Caldwell Esselstyn and Dean Ornish
– Promotes healthy nitric oxide levels through exercise and juicing
– Founded a vegan café, the GreenSpace Café, in Ferndale, Michigan

– Accused of promoting heavy metal detox quackery
– Criticized for unproven health claims about CBD oil
– History of promoting conspiracy theories including anti-vax material
– Accused of spreading COVID-19 misinformation
– Criticized by Science-Based Medicine for misinformation

Selected Publications:
– “The Whole Heart Solution” (Trusted Media Brands, 2014)
– “Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses: The Ultimate Guide To Survive Your Career With A Healthy Heart” (Book Publishing Company, 2018)
– “The Plant-Based Solution: America’s Healthy Heart Docs Plan to Power Your Health” (Sounds True, 2018)
– “Lipoprotein(a): The Heart’s Quiet Killer” (2020)
– Various articles and publications in the field of cardiology

Joel Kahn (Wikipedia)

Joel K. Kahn (born May 19, 1959) is an American cardiologist, integrative medicine practitioner and promoter of whole food plant-based nutrition. He has been criticized for promoting anti-vaccine and COVID-19 misinformation.

Joel Kahn
May 19, 1959
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