Dr. Joe Galati Podcast

Dr. Joe Galati Podcast

A native of Long Island, New York, Dr. Joe Galati was raised in a family where good nutrition and family were ways of life. Today, his practice, Liver Specialists of Texas and the Metabolic Liver Center (Fatty Liver Disease Clinic), is devoted to the care of patients with all facets of liver diseases, obesity, fatty liver, and related disorders. Based in Houston, Texas, Dr.Galati is an expert “physician-communicator”, and brings his listeners the information they need to to get on a healthy path to wellness, understand what’s needed to remain healthy, with a solid foundation of food and nutrition. Each week he is joined by experts from around the world to shed light on these important topics to keep America healthy. Since 2003, Dr. Galati has created consumer-oriented radio programming on health and wellness, producing and hosting “Your Health First,” a one-hour radio program each weekend, heard on iHeart Radio’s 740 am KTRH. When he’s not practicing medicine, Dr. Galati is an avid photographer and is a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, supporting entrepreneurs in all corners of the world. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.


September 29, 2023 26 mins

Dr. Stephanie Coulter from Texas Heart Institute joined Dr. Joe Galati this week on the radio discussing heart health in women. Dr. Coulter is the Director of the Women’s Center for Heart & Vascular Health, the Director of Cardiology Education, and the Program Director of the THI Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship.

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A Listener Calls In

This past week on Your Health First, Paul, a listener from New Jersey, called into the broadcast, and shared his recent experience with the results of his coronary calcium score. The tests results showed a very high calcium score, putting Paul at risk for a cardiac event-such as a heart attack. Joining us on the program was Dr. James Wilson, a cardiologist in the Texas M...

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April 21, 2023 22 mins
This week on the radio, Dr. Galati invited his sister Celeste to comment on our health and wellness as we age, paying attention to our parents. In a sense, our parent are a window into our future. What diseased did they suffer from? What can we/you do now to intervene early and lower your risks. A lively discussion between brother and sister and they sort out a strategy for themselves.


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April 4, 2023 22 mins

Natalie Amante, Physician Assistant, joined Dr. Galati this past weekend discussing fatty liver disease. Natalie is a PA-C at Liver Specialists of Texas, located in Houston, Texas.

Fatty Liver, also called Metabolic Associated Fatty Liver Disease (MAFLD) is a leading cause of chronic liver disease, cirrhosis, and liver cancer.

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March 31, 2023 19 mins

Dr. Joseph Rogers, CEO and President of Texas Heart Institute, joined Dr. Galati recently on his weekly radio program, sharing his thoughts on heart disease.

Dr. Rogers spoke about risk factors for heart, disease, and lifestyle changes that can be made to reduce the progression of heart disease, as well as its associated mortality.

Information on Dr. Rogers is available here, along with information...

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This week we dedicate our program to the "Cost of Wellness". Jackie DeAngelis from Fox Business Network and John Grover from Grover Planning and Investing at Raymond James join the discussion.

Without your health, you are jeopardizing your financial prosperity. Higher medical costs, reduced income and job advancement, earlier retirement, disability, and an overall decline in your financial outlook develop with chronic illness.

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February 20, 2023 38 mins

This week on the radio, we discuss a study looking at prostate cancer progression and a plant based diet. No surprise, the plan based diet slowed down the cancer growth. We fully endorse a plant based diet for overall health and wellness.

Check out our latest webinar series replay where we discussed nutrition, FODMAP diet and intestinal gas, and the intestinal microbiome.

The American Heart Association posted an excellent pa...

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February 8, 2023 30 mins

#Fentanyl accounts for 67% of overdose deaths in the past year, with over 100,000 people in the United states dying of drug overdose or drug poisoning.

The fentanyl crisis is truly the number one public health crisis that America faces. Many of these deaths are related to fentanyl being mixed in with other illegal drugs like heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine, and marijuana. It's being found that many users ...

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February 1, 2023 26 mins

Personal Chef Chris Spinosa, who is on Season 2 of Fox's Next Level Chef, joins Dr. Joe Galati on the radio.

They discussed food, cooking, and how not to overthink the fear of cooking. Chris shares his Chef journey, and the joy he gets from preparing food for his clients in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Chris Spinosa and the Next Level Chef contestants will air on Fox following Super Bowl Sunday, F...

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January 25, 2023 17 mins

So what is a FODMAP diet? 

FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols, which are short-chain carbohydrates (sugars) that the small intestine absorbs poorly. Some people experience digestive distress after eating them. Some of the symptoms that people may develop, if they are intolerant of these foods high in fodmap, include stomach bloating and distention, intestinal ...

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This podcast discusses robotic surgery, specifically robotic surgery for live liver donor transplant.

The two experts that are with me in the studio today are Dr. Yee Lee Cheah and Dr. Caroline Simon. Both are transplant surgeons that are at Houston Methodist Hospital and the JC Walter Jr Tran...

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January 20, 2023 6 mins

This week we share with you a brief podcast episode which came from this past Sunday evening. On the radio, I talked about the various mentoring activities I been involved in over the past several years, working with high school students through young entrepreneur's. The theme of personal and business success is commitment, a sincere desire to achieve, put in the time, and do not take any shortcuts. It dawned on me that these sa...

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January 10, 2023 43 mins

Suffering a #stroke is a devastating medical complication. In this #podcast, we go over the various symptoms of stroke, the need to act quickly and initiate emergency medical services, and the risk factors of stroke. The hope is that after listening to this segment, you can make the necessary changes to reduce your risk of developing stroke.

The risk factors for stroke include the following:

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January 1, 2023 13 mins

Happy 2023! For this podcast episode, I want to share with you an unexpected medical emergency I faced right before Christmas, which warranted emergent surgery. All turned out well, and on the grand scheme of things it brought to light an important health and wellness concept I want to share with you all.

Getting perfectly honest with yourself, are you, right now, prepare to undergo any kind of emergency surgery, emerge...

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December 15, 2022 59 mins

On our latest SiriusXM radio program, I sat and spoke with Al Danto.

Where to find Dr. Joe Galati and his team:

Dr. Galati's newsletter sign-up

Medical Practice: Liver Specialists of Texas

Dr. Galati's Book Site: Eating Yourself Sick

Facebook: Dr. Joe Galati

Dr. Galati's YouTube Channel

Please send feedback and suggestion. You can message me here.


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December 15, 2022 35 mins

This episode is from an interview with Jackie DeAngelis, Fox Business Network correspondent, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. Jackie updated us on her recent diagnosis of breast cancer and her continued recovery.

Diagnosed in 2021, she elected to undergo a bilateral mastectomy to reduce the chance of any further recurrence of the cancer. A big physical and emotional undertaking, Jackie was kind enough to share he...

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Early this morning, I was interviewed by Frank Morano, who hosts The Other Side of Midnight on 77WABC in New York City. We discussed fatty liver, obesity, and strategies to stay healthy and prevent chronic liver disease. The Other Side of Midnight is a weeknight show on between 1 am and 5 am EST and covers a wide range of topics. Outside of the New York metro area, it can be picked up through wabc.com or the iHeartRadio app.


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November 15, 2022 43 mins

This weeks YOUR HEALTH FIRST is dedicated to better understanding liver health, and how to begin thinking about raising your health IQ.

Our registered dietitian comes on to discuss our new e-Book filled with health recipes for the upcoming Thanksgiving Holiday. Eating healthy can be filled with flavor.

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This podcast episode features Bob Delaney, author of the new book Heroes are Human: Lessons in Resilience, Courage, and Wisdom from the Covid Front Lines. The interview we had with Bob was part of the Sirius XM-Catholic Channel series that aired this past week. Bob Delaney was born and bred in Paterson, New Jersey, joined the New Jersey, State P...

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August 13, 2022 33 mins

This past Friday morning, Dr. Galati was a guest on THE OTHER SIDE OF MIDNIGHT, a great radio program that is hosted by Frank Morano.

The program originates in New York City on 77 WABC. Frank and Dr. Galati talked about the obesity crisis, including the obesity crisis in young children and teenagers. They talked about why this is happening, and strategies for everyone to become a better consumer of healthcare and to ra...

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