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Talking Nutritionelly Episode 15: Demystifying Cholesterol With Dr Lucy Burns.

In Episode 15 I welcome Dr Lucy Burns, she is a General Practitioner specialising in Lifestyle Medicine. She in based in Frankston just south of Melbourne, Australia. She graduated from Monash Medical school in 1993 and received her fellowship with the RACGP in 1998. She also has a diploma of obstetrics, a certificate in clinical hypnosis and has board certification as a lifestyle physician with ASLM. When she isn’t doctoring, Lucy lives with her husband, 2 teenage daughters, 2 dogs, 4 cats, 3 horses, 4 ducks, 3 frogs a goat and a miniature cow.

In this interview Dr Lucy Burns very beautifully explains what cholesterol is and what the numbers on your blood test results mean. She explains the influence of inflammation on the development of atherosclerosis as well as the contribution of dietary carbohydrates, Hyperinsulinemia and liver function.

If you have a history of elevated cholesterol, know someone with elevated cholesterol or if you are genuinely confused about cholesterol then this interview is one you don’t want to miss.


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