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Lignans: The Health Secret In Seeds

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Lignans are a group of chemicals in plant foods but are not often discussed. Dr. Kahn discusses a new large study showing less heart disease with more lignan-rich diets. The winners are flax seeds and sesame seeds, followed by kale and berries. Other seeds like chia and hemp are also the focus of this edition of Heart Doc VIP on Empower Radio.

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About Dr. Joel Kahn:

Dr. Kahn is America's Healthy Heart Doc and Professor of Medicine. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been healing hearts for over 30 years. He founded GreenSpace Cafe in Ferndale, Michigan to extend his clinic to your plate. He is director of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity focused on early detection and reversal of heart disease. He has authored 6 books and a national public TV show and hundreds of health articles. He was previously voted Sexiest Vegan Over 50 awarded by PETA and a Health Hero from Crain's Business Detroit. He can be found at