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Background

I came to America when I was 10 years old. At the age of 15, I started training in martial arts. By the time I turned 18, I was running a Taekwondo studio. In 1994, I became the head instructor for UCLA Taekwondo program and successfully ran the program for 4 years.

During this time I completed my undergraduate studies and went on to obtain a Masters of Science degree in Physiological Science at UCLA. After this I moved to San Diego for medical school and decided to pursue Internal Medicine upon graduation.

During this time, I focused my research on diabetes and obesity. After reviewing the scientific literature on numerous weight-loss diets out there, I designed a 3-step weight-loss program that I tested in a 6 month trial. The results were very promising. During this time, I became very interested in the role of nutrition, metabolism and kidney disease.

I decided to pursue a fellowship in Nephrology at UCLA. Currently, I work as a fulltime Internal Medicine/Nephrology physician and in my spare time do consulting for nutrition and fitness magazines and websites.

To learn more about Sean Hashmi, please visit www.drseanhashmi.com.

Sean Hashmi

Articles

  • 6 Common Medical Myths... Demystified - The Truth Is Revealed!

    If enough people believe that the earth is flat, does that make it true? From ancient Babylon and Egypt to Greece and China? Let's look at some of these myths to see how they went from fiction to fact. Read on.

  • The Skinny On Vitamin D: Fat-Soluble Vitamin Important For Health!

    Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that has recently garnered much media attention. The difficulty with Vitamin D is that it is naturally present in very few foods. Learn more...

  • The Facts On Green Tea!

    Can green tea help you lose weight, improve performance, lower cholesterol, treat diarrhea, and more? Find out if it is right for you!

  • Just The Facts: Whey Protein!

    What is whey protein, why do I need it, what is is made from and anything else you would like to know about whey protein is here!

  • Dietary Fats!

    There are many different types of fats and they can be conveniently divided into four main categories: saturated fats, monounsaturated fats, polyunsaturated fats, and trans fatty acids. Learn more about them!