CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Blogpost: That One Second Decision

Everything was going great. You had your morning oatmeal with flaxseed and blueberries and did your morning walk.  You pull into Starbucks to order a tall black coffee and in a split second before the barrister takes your order you change to a venti Christmas Ginger Latte with whipped cream.  You drink it and in […]
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Blogpost: Uncle Bob Walked 4 Miles a Day

I am saddened to say that my much loved and respected Uncle Bob passed away this week at age 87. He died in Greene County, Pennsylvania, in the town he was born. He had his first heart attack on his 50th birthday which is July 4th and very fitting for this patriotic veteran of the […]
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Blogpost: How Does Your Nutrition Plan Hold Up on Thanksgiving?

By this time most people have their Thanksgiving dining plans finalized.  We all grew up with our own traditions and memories.   I hope you are surrounded by friends and family and are enjoying happiness and good health.   Interestingly,  most people in our practice said they would be dining  out or going to another […]
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Blogpost: What is Your Purpose for Eating Out?

When I was growing up, my family would go out to dinner occasionally on Saturday night.  I can recall about three or four restaurant choices.  We got dressed up and were joined by my parents friends.  It was a time that I learned to sit in a chair and learn appropriate behaviors.  There were few […]
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Blogpost: Minimal Efforts to get Big Gains in Health

I am convinced that a whole foods, plant based diet gives one the best chance at a healthy, long, life.  Some think that is extreme, and it requires giving up happiness which would make a long life less desirable. There are those that think happiness is not the correct target anyway, and we should look […]
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Blogpost: Soy Misconceptions

I recently spent the day at a local health fair promoting the benefits of plant based nutrition.  Soy was brought up more than once as a reason for not being plant based.  Apparently, there must be a rule somewhere that makes soy a mandatory ingredient in a vegan diet.  I have not been able to […]
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Blogpost: Why do We Fear Push-ups but not Cheese

After 21 years of a traditional medical practice, I made a huge change to a membership practice.  It has been official for just over a year.  The emphasis of the practice is reversing lifestyle diseases, and achieving optimal health for as long as possible.  You would think that would be the emphasis of all medical […]
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Blogpost: Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink labels on products line the shelves.  The focus in on early detection and donating to find a cure.  One in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime.  There will be an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 63,960 cases of […]
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Blogpost: We Physicians need to Teach more and Tell Less

What is the role of a physician? We undergo the most extensive training in the sciences of the human body and are in training a minimum of seven years after college, with some fellowships extending that by another four years. We are taught to diagnose, educate, and treat the sick. However, if we know the […]
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