Ask the Doc: Detox and Cleanse Tips, Niacin For High Cholesterol, Hormonal Response and Positives/Negatives to HIIT, and More

January 23, 2014
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Dr. David Minkoff joins the show to answer your sports medicine and health questions on:

-safe ways to cleanse and/or detox
-is it safe and a good idea for a recreational endurance athlete to take niacin (1500 mg/day) for high cholesterol in order to avoid statins
-explanation of the myth that “cholesterol is bad” and foods with cholesterol are bad.
-harms of having high resting glucose, and how to fix it through diet when still training for triathlon
-making a comeback to exercise after illness
-hormonal response of high intensity interval training (HIIT), and is it something that we need to be concerned with? how often is it safe to do HIIT
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