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"Understanding the Role of Fasting" with World Renowed Cardiologist Dr. Joel Kahn via Skype

  • First Congregational Church 6105 Center Road, Traverse City Michigan (map)

April 30th: PBLTC's 'monthly collaborative learning, tasting, & networking event'.

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April 30th: Dr. Joel Kahn, MD, FACC presents via Skype, “Understanding the Role of Fasting, in Overall Health and Wellness within a Whole Foods, Plant-based Nutrition Lifestyle”. 

Over 20 years of research, basic science models and now human volunteer studies have revealed that fasting, particularly if extended for 5 days or so, can activate pathways that heal, regenerate and rejuvenate the body. However, a 5 day water fast is not safe for all and is not easily practical. Therefore, other approaches have been developed. Fasting restricted diets (12-18 hours a day), every other day fasting, and the fasting mimicking diets (FMD) are popular. The FMD is backed by solid science, is plant based, and can support healthy metabolism. 

Events 6:30-8pm, First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road, TC, MI 49686. 6:30-7 social/food tasting, 7-8 pm presentation

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Dr. Joel Kahn is a cardiologist focused on teaching millions of people the method of identifying silent heart disease, preventing it, and reversing it before it strikes down more people. Dr. Kahn combines the best of Western and complimentary therapies for total healing. He is known as “America’s Healthy Heart Doc”, a title given to him by Reader’s Digest Magazine. Dr. Kahn graduated Summa cum Laude (#1) from the University of Michigan Medical School in Ann Arbor. He has been practicing invasive, interventional and preventive cardiology in Detroit since 1990. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Wayne State University School of Medicine and an Associate Professor of Medicine at Oakland University Beaumont School of Medicine. In 2013, Dr. Kahn received a certification from the University of South Florida in Metabolic Cardiology; and became the first physician to complete the program in the world. The American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine has certified Dr. Kahn in Metabolic Cardiology, which he teaches to other medical professionals, focusing on how to prevent heart attack deaths and cardiac events.

Over the past 25 years, Dr. Kahn has improved the lives and vitality of thousands of his patients. Taking many of them from chronic health to vibrant living. His passion for education and prevention is recognized by his patients and peer doctors alike. Reader’s Digest magazine selected Dr. Kahn for their Heart Doc column and their publishing arm published his first book, The Whole Heart Solution, an Amazon #1 Top Selling book. His second book, Dead Execs Don’t Get Bonuses, was published in 2015 and is on the Bestseller List as well. His most recent book, The Plant Based Solution, again hit #1 spots on healthy book lists. Dr. Kahn’s medical views are published regularly on health sites, he is frequently interviewed on podcasts, and he is a frequent radio and TV including the Dr. Phil show and The Doctors Show. He also appears regularly on Fox TV 2 in Detroit as a health commentator. To learn more about Dr Kahn, your can also visit