The Joe Rogan Experience #1979 – Dr. Aseem Malhotra & Joe Rogan

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Dr. Aseem Malhotra

Aseem Malhotra is a British cardiologist, public health campaigner, author, and advocate against the use of COVID vaccines. He campaigns for people to reduce sugar in their diet, promotes a low-carb and high-fat diet, and encourages the reduction of medical overprescribing. He was the first science director of Action on Sugar in 2014. He was listed as one of The Sunday Times 500 most influential people in 2016 and was twice recognized as one of the top fifty black and minority ethnic community member pioneers in the UK's National Health Service by the Health Service Journal. Malhotra is co-author of a book called The Pioppi Diet.

Books Mentioned in JRE #1979 - Dr. Aseem Malhotra & Joe Rogan

Book Title: The Pioppi Diet

Author: Dr. Aseem Malhotra & Donal O’Neill

Book Title: The Real Anthony Fauci

Author: Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Dr. Aseem Malhotra: Unraveling the Myths of Cholesterol and Statins

In an enlightening episode of The Joe Rogan Experience, cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra delves deep into the world of cholesterol, heart disease, and the often controversial use of statins in medical treatment.

The Cholesterol Conundrum

For years, high cholesterol has been touted as a significant risk factor for heart disease. Dr. Malhotra sheds light on the misconceptions surrounding cholesterol, emphasizing the need for a nuanced understanding of its role in heart health.

Statins: A Double-Edged Sword?

Statins, widely prescribed to lower cholesterol, come under scrutiny in the conversation. Dr. Malhotra discusses the mechanism of statins, their benefits, and potential side effects, offering a comprehensive perspective on their use in treating heart disease.


The dialogue between Joe Rogan and Dr. Aseem Malhotra provides a deep dive into the complexities of heart health, cholesterol, and medication. As the medical community grapples with evolving knowledge and practices, such discussions play a crucial role in informing public understanding and shaping medical protocols.