The Health Edge: Weight and Metabolism

In this episode of The Health Edge Mark reviews weight loss and metabolism from a systems-biology perspective. Mark reviews the central connection between lifestyle-environment and insulin-leptin feedback. Enjoy!

An Integrative Approach to Weight Loss: Pettus Grand Rounds

Calories quantityvsQuality

How calorie -focused thinking about obesity and related diseases may mislead and harm public health. An alternative.

Dietary carbohydrate restriction as the first approach in diabetes management. A critical review of the evidence

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The Health Edge: Non-Alcohol Fatty Liver Disease

In this episode of The Health Edge Mark and John discuss the growing epidemic of non-alcohol fatty liver disease (NAFLD). They review the contributors and share a lifestyle roadmap for prevention and reversal of NAFLD. Enjoy!

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The Health Edge: Questioning current sodium guidelines

In this episode of The Health Edge, Mark and John review current guidelines with respect to sodium intake and the risks of cardiovascular disease. It is hard NOT to conclude that the current guidelines are not well aligned with current best evidence. This is another clinical, public health and cultural meme that should be re-examined.

Sodium, Potassium Intake and Cardiovascular Events

Cochrane Review- Reduced Dietary salt for the prevention of cardiovascular disease

Montana Azul CR Retreat with Mark and John December 3-8, 2017

 

 


The Health Edge: Social Connection and Well Being

In this previously recorded episode of The Health Edge Mark reviews the research and mechanisms that powerfully link the quality of meaningful relationships in our lives with longevity and reduced disease risk.

Social Connection and Health: Are we born to bond?

Costa Rica la Montana Azul Retreat with Mark and John December 3-8



The Health Edge: Vitamin K2

In this episode of The Health Edge Mark and John review the sources and biologic activity of Vitamin K2. This critical and oft overlooked fat soluble vitamin protects against calcification of vasculature, reduces risk of heart disease and cardiovascular morbidity, and is critical for maintaining bone health.

Vitamin K2 and Vascular Calcification

Coronary Calcium

Rotterdam Study

Vitamin K2 and Bone Health

 

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The Health Edge: A Look at the PURE Study

PURE Study Lancet Abstract

In this episode of The Health Edge Mark and John discuss the recently published PURE study. This was a large study including over 13k participants in 5 continents from 18 countries. Lower amounts of carbohydrates and higher amounts of fat intake, as a percentage of daily calories were associated with significant reductions in mortality and stroke.

John’s Martha’s Vineyard Retreat

Mark and John’s La Montana Azul Retreat December 3-8, 2017