Plant Prescription Podcast

Nutrition and Heart Disease with a cardiologist and former president of American College of Cardiology, Dr. Kim Williams

October 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20
Plant Prescription Podcast
Nutrition and Heart Disease with a cardiologist and former president of American College of Cardiology, Dr. Kim Williams
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Plant Prescription Podcast
Nutrition and Heart Disease with a cardiologist and former president of American College of Cardiology, Dr. Kim Williams
Oct 12, 2020 Season 1 Episode 20

We are joined by the former president of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Kim Williams. Vegan since 2003, he has been a prominent figure in advocating for the role of a plant-based diet in the cardiology field. Dr. Williams is quite well known for his famous quote: “There are two kinds of cardiologists: vegans and those who haven’t read the data.” 

We cover: 

  • His prowess as a tennis player & why he became vegan 
  • Modifiable risk factors for COVID-19 
  • Protecting children early 
  • The role of sugar, sat fat & cholesterol 
  • How heme iron (found in meat) oxidizes cholesterol 
  • His thoughts on coconut oil, fish oil, & dairy 
  • Reversal of heart disease 
  • The role of statins 
  • High HDL & mortality 

You can connect with Dr. Williams on Twitter: @cardio10s and through his RUSH Website 

Episode Resources: 

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IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fuel

Show Notes

We are joined by the former president of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Kim Williams. Vegan since 2003, he has been a prominent figure in advocating for the role of a plant-based diet in the cardiology field. Dr. Williams is quite well known for his famous quote: “There are two kinds of cardiologists: vegans and those who haven’t read the data.” 

We cover: 

  • His prowess as a tennis player & why he became vegan 
  • Modifiable risk factors for COVID-19 
  • Protecting children early 
  • The role of sugar, sat fat & cholesterol 
  • How heme iron (found in meat) oxidizes cholesterol 
  • His thoughts on coconut oil, fish oil, & dairy 
  • Reversal of heart disease 
  • The role of statins 
  • High HDL & mortality 

You can connect with Dr. Williams on Twitter: @cardio10s and through his RUSH Website 

Episode Resources: 

Thank you for tuning in! Make sure to subscribe to the Plant Prescription Podcast so you get notified when new episodes are published. 

IG: Muzammil: @dr.plantbased, Cass: @plant_fuel