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Joel Kahn, M.D.

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Dr. Joel Kahn has been plant-based for 40 years and is known as “America’s Healthy Heart Doc.” He has expertise in both interventional and preventive therapies emphasizing lifestyle changes. He combines his university professorship with his love of patients, making his presentations sought after coast to coast. He is the author of three books and hundreds of health articles. Dr. Kahn owns GreenSpace Café in Ferndale, Michigan, the largest plant-based café in the Midwest. He practices heart disease reversal in his boutique clinic, the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity. He has been married for 35 years to Karen, RN, BSN and has four children and two dogs that he loves dearly.

Lectures and Private Consultations for the 2019 Cruise

Keynote Lecture: How to Detect and Prevent Heart Disease
Dr. Kahn is a national expert on early heart disease detection. He will describe the history and progress that has been made in detection of artery damage at its earliest phases. He will discuss up-and-coming approaches that will be released soon. His goal is to prevent one million heart attacks, starting with yours.

Lecture: The Miracle of Heart Disease Reversal
Dr. Kahn will describe the origins and importance of heart disease, relying on his more than 25 years of experience treating heart attacks and heart disease. He will describe the role of food as a vascular irritant as well as the evidence that plant-based foods directly improve heart and artery health. He will describe his approach in using plant-based nutrition in both his practice and his restaurant to reverse heart disease.

Saturated Fat vs Sugar: How We Got So Confused
The cover of Time announces that butter is back and the internet is full of claims that the American Heart Association is a terrorist organization that kills people. Seriously, how did we get bamboozled by the power of social media, TV and books to lose our way? The science behind the health consequences of excess saturated fat and excess sugar will be presented, and a unified approach to healthy nutrition will be laid out.

Cardiovascular Evaluation - $600/person, 50 min.
Dr. Kahn will perform a detailed history of environmental, dietary and other lifestyle factors related to heart disease. He will provide personalized assessments of heart disease risk. Methods to reduce risk will be discussed. After the cruise, Dr. Kahn will arrange advanced laboratory evaluations in your home town that reveal the nature of inflammatory and other pathways to heart disease. He will perform a cutaneous skin antioxidant assessment during the session.

Books by Joel Kahn, M.D.

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