How Saturated Fats Affect your Health

How Saturated Fats Affect your Health - Medicine On Call
Obesity has become an epidemic in the US. Today Dr. George talks to Dr. Even Allen about the dangers of saturated fat & how some diets may be bad for you.Original air date: September 07, 2019

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BY: Dr. Elaina George, Host & Contributing Health Editor
PUBLISHED: September 07, 2019

 

Medication is Not the Only Answer to Losing Weight

Dr. Evan Allen, a physician board-certified by the American Board of Obesity Medicine and the author of Oversaturated: A Guide to Conversations about Fats with Your Patients joins me to discuss the importance of eating a diet low in saturated plant and animal fats to significantly lower the risk of heart disease and strokes. We also discuss the importance of understanding how cholesterol, LDL, and HDL affect your health. 

About Dr. Evan Allen

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Dr. Evan Allen has been practicing medicine for a quarter century, and in that time, he’s opened two practices in Henderson, Nevada, and received board-certification from the American Board of Obesity Medicine. When Dr. Allen began to pay more attention to nutrition, the health of his patients improved. This discovery sent him on a search for a book like this one–a search that came up empty. With this book, Dr. Allen wants to give healthcare providers what he never had: a guide for talking to their patients about a healthy diet that’s low in saturated fat.

 •[Ger Dr. Allen’s Book – Here]

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Dr. Elaina George is a Board Certified Otolaryngologist. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in Biology, received her Master’s degree in Medical Microbiology from Long Island University, and received her medical degree from Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York.

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