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Change Your Metabolic Rate to Better Lose Weight

Summary: Cardiologist and author of Burn Calories While You Sleep, Dr. Tim Fischell, provides diet and exercise tips to help you lose weight fast.
Air Date: 11/22/13
Duration: 10
Host: Dr. Leigh Vinocur, MD
Guest Bio: Tim Fischell, MD
Dr.Tim Fischell is Professor of Medicine at Michigan State University and Medical Director of the Department of Cardiovascular Research as well as Director of the Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program at the Borgess Heart Institute in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He also has an active practice as an interventional cardiologist at the Heart Center For Excellence in Kalamazoo.

After receiving his medical degree from Cornell University Medical Center in New York City, Dr. Fischell completed an internship and residency in internal medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard University in Boston, and then completed his interventional cardiology fellowship at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California. He was on the faculty at Stanford for five years, and then Director of the cardiac cath labs and interventional cardiology at Vanderbilt University from 1992-1996.

Dr. Fischell is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular medicine and interventional cardiology. He is the inventor or co-inventor of more than 80 patented medical devices. He has served as principal investigator for three National Institutes of Health grants, as well as several other research grants. Dr. Fischell has presented more than 200 papers in the United States and abroad. A member of the editorial board of Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine,Journal of Invasive Cardiology, and the Journal of Interventional Cardiology, Dr. Fischell has authored more than 100 publications in peer-reviewed journals and more than 27 book chapters. He has received numerous awards and honors, including the Thorax Center Andreas Gruntzig Award for Inventor of the Year in 1997.  He has had a longstanding interest in health and fitness and the effects on heart disease. Most recently he has authored the health and fitness book Burn Calories While You Sleep; Change Your Metabolism to be Thin, Fit, Healthy and Live Longer, with forward by Dr. Dean Ornish.

Change Your Metabolic Rate to Better Lose Weight
Did you know that you can exercise while you drive?

Doing so builds core strength and even changes your metabolic rate. This equates to burning more calories and losing weight.

Cardiologist and author, Dr. Tim Fischell, joins Dr. Leigh to discuss his new book, Burn Calories While You Sleep. He shares proper nutrition strategies, as well as some exercise and diet tricks to help you lose that unwanted weight quickly and easily.