CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: plant based nutrition

Raw BBQ Sunflower Salad/Sandwich

This sweet & savory sunflower seed mixture is great on top of a salad or as a plant-based and raw version of the classic pulled pork sandwich.   These tiny seeds are a great source of a variety of vitamins and minerals, plant-based protein,  fiber,  inflammation fighting antioxidants, and essential fatty acids. In ¼ cup […]
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Be Plant-Based Prepared

Here in Southwest Florida, we are anxiously awaiting the end of hurricane season. We wanted to go ahead and provide you with tips for being prepared in terms of your nutrition, as well as an example list of items to stock up on in case of an emergency. The good news is that being plant-based […]
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Podcast Episode 132-Hurricane Irma Plant Strong

Welcome and thanks for listening. I am relieved to have survived Hurricane Irma and my thoughts and prayers go out to all the people affected by Harvey and Irma. In this episode I discuss my preparations for Irma and my plant based routine. It is certainly easier to do if you have been plant strong […]
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Episode 130 with Dr. Bulsiewicz-HappyGutMD

  Welcome and thank you for listening. When your gut is happy you will be happy. Mainly because you gut contains 100 trillion microbes that can either help to make you very healthy or perhaps very sick. Today I welcome Dr. Bulsiewicz or as he prefers, Dr B. Dr. B is a gastroenterologist and gut […]
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Episode 129-Eating Healthy at Any Age

Where did your eight year old child or even your 18 year old child get their nutrition degree? Certainly not school where ketchup is considered a vegetable. The reality is they get their wants and desires from media aimed directly at them. Cool kids eat burgers, fries and cheese pizza. Vegetables are for old people. […]
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The Wellness Model vs The Sickness Model

In today’s healthcare world the disputes are over insurance coverage for illness. The price of insurance has skyrocketed over the past several years in part because the “health” of those covered continues to worsen. Insurance plans have higher and higher deductibles so that premiums can be afforded. Instead of focusing on health we are worried […]
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It is my thyroid’s fault

I want to address the role of thyroid disease and obesity. This discussion will center on low circulating thyroid levels or hypothyroidism. In the United States rarely is inadequate intake of iodine a cause of low thyroid. The RDA for iodine is 150 micrograms daily and most people ingest iodized table salt and baked goods […]
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Episode 58-Ian Cramer-Vegan Cyclist and Athletic Trainer

Welcome. This episode features Alfred University Athletic Trainer Ian Cramer. He is a vegan athletic trainer and competitive cyclist. His plant based journey started like a lot of ours after watching the documentary, Forks over Knives. He is excelling in his cycling eating plant based and is spreading the word through cycling adventures such as […]
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