A Round Table Discussion Among The Who's Who Of Health
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Dr. Malcolm Bacchus, Dr. Grant Anderson, Dr. Tara Dall, Dr. Peter Attia, Robb Wolf, And Gary Taubes Discuss Mental Health And Neurodegenerative Diseases
The very best in the world have come together to discuss the topic of diet, the brain, and the influencers of mental disorders and aging. What's good for the heart is good for the brain and our cells.
Doctor's often see the end result of a lifetime of poor lifestyle choices. From their experience plus new scientific research, what can we do now to prevent as much as we can future health disorders? There are treatment options for obesity related health issues, but the same can not be said about mental diseases. Prevention is the best option.
Understand the harmful effects of sugar and the benefits of fats. Policies can take decades to change and most of us can't wait around decades. Hear it from the people who are at the cutting edge of health and medicine.
Dr. Malcolm Bacchus
Dr. Grant Anderson, Robb Wolf, and Dr. Peter Attia
Dr. Tara Dall
Gary Taubes Part 1
Gary Taubes Part 2
Dr. Malcolm Bacchus, MD is a psychiatrist and neurologist in Reno, Nevada and is affiliated with Renown Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 12 doctors at Renown Regional Medical Center who specialize in Neurology.
Dr. Grant Anderson, MD, ABCL, Vascular Health, Board Certified, and a member of the American Board of Lipidology. He has worked as a physician in nursing homes for over 35 years and was the first physician in northern Nevada to do the carotid IMT test and is considered a pioneer in heart disease risk assessment.
Dr. Tara Dall, MD graduated in the first class of Diplomates of the American Board of Clinical Lipidology and is President-Elect of the Midwest Lipid Association; her clinic has been nationally recognized as the first fully certified Level II lipid clinic in the United States. She is also one of a handful of United States physicians treating pediatric dyslipidemia. She attended University of Wisconsin-Madison for undergraduate, medical school training, and family medicine residency. Entering private practice in 2001, she formed the Cholesterol & Lifestyle Center in 2006 with the goal of aggressive detection and treatment of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. In 2008 she formed Advanced Lipidology, Early Detection Center for Heart Disease and Diabetes. She has a special interest in advanced lipid testing and CIMT technology, women’s heart disease, polycystic ovarian syndrome, and pediatric obesity. A published author in the field of lipidology, she has also been involved in CIMT research in collaboration with University of Wisconsin-Madison. In 2010, she co-founded Lecturepad.org with Bajet Nour, MD, with the hopes of advancing clinical understanding and application of advanced lipid testing.
Dr. Peter Attia, MD, NuSI President, Director. Peter is a former McKinsey & Company consultant, where he was a member of both the corporate risk and healthcare practices. Prior to McKinsey, Peter spent five years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital as a general surgery resident, where he was the recipient of several prestigious awards and the author of a comprehensive review of general surgery. Peter also spent two years at the National Institutes of Health as a surgical oncology fellow at the National Cancer Institute under Dr. Steve Rosenberg, where his research focused on the role of regulatory T cells in cancer regression and other immune-based therapies for cancer. Peter is a 2012/2013 recipient of the French-American Foundation Young Leader’s Fellowship, which recognizes the most promising leaders in the United States and France under 40. Peter earned his M.D. from Stanford University and holds a B.Sc. in mechanical engineering and applied mathematics from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada, where he also taught and helped design the calculus curriculum.
Robb Wolf, is a former research biochemist and the best-selling author of The Paleo Solution – The Original Human Diet. A student of Loren Cordain, author of The Paleo Diet. Robb has functioned as a review editor for the Journal of Nutrition and Metabolism, is co-founder of the nutrition and athletic training journal The Performance Menu, and co-owner of NorCal Strength and Conditioning and he is a consultant for the Naval Special Warfare Resiliency program. He serves on the board of Directors/Advisors for: Specialty Health Inc, Paleo FX, and Paleo Magazine. He coaches athletes at the highest levels of competition and consults with Olympians and world champions in MMA, motocross, rowing, and triathlon. Wolf has provided seminars in nutrition and strength and conditioning to various entities including: NASA, Naval Special Warfare, the Canadian Light Infantry, and the United States Marine Corps.
Gary Taubes, co-Founder of the Nutrition Science Initiative, is a science and health journalist and currently a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Independent Investigator in Health Policy Research at the U.C. Berkeley School of Public Health. He is the author of Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories. Gary has been a contributing correspondent for the journal Science since 1993, and has contributed articles as a freelancer to The Atlantic Monthly, The New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Slate, and numerous other publications. His 1997 book, Bad Science was a New York Times Notable Book and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Awards. He has won the Science in Society Award of the National Association of Science Writers three times and was awarded an MIT Knight Science Journalism Fellowship for 1996-97. Gary received his B.S. in physics from Harvard University, his M.S. in engineering from Stanford University, and his M.S. in journalism from Columbia University.
Dr. James Greenwald, MD, Medical Director of Specialty Health. Dr. James Greenwald is board certified in orthopedic surgery and has over 30 years of experience in the orthopedic field. He has served as the team physician for the University of Nevada football and baseball teams for many years. Dr. Greenwald is one of the founding physicians of the SpecialtyHealth Clinic, a Reno, Nevada, based company focusing on cardiac wellness for many of Nevada’s police officers and fire fighters.
Read Part 1: Dr. Thomas Dayspring, Gary Taubes, and Dr. James Greenwald talk diet
Read Part 2: Dr. Michael Lucia discusses sleep deprivation and your health
Read Part 3: Dr. Tara Dall and Dr. James Greenwald on cardiovascular disease, diabetes, insulin resistance, PCOS, and women's health
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