CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Blogpost: You Have Got to Have Heart

It is heart month. Headquarters of our soul. At least I would like to think so given I am a cardiologist. The heart is probably the strongest muscle in our body. It never gets a time out. It responds to our every emotion as well as every movement. We take it for granted by stressing […]
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Blogpost: Wondering About Bread

I was driving the other day and an Arnold Bread Truck went by me as I was at a red light. The truck was wrapped in a picture of their famous potato bread. I remembered the taste instantly. Soft, but a little heavy, sweet and more dense than traditional white bread. I used to buy […]
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Blogpost: Who or What Are You Going to Blame this Week?

Blaming is like worrying. It is really easy to do and rarely fixes the problem. However, both are good at causing a distraction. My husband is not supportive. My wife is not supportive. My coworkers are not supportive. My kids are not supportive. My workplace is not supportive. I have too much work. I am […]
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Blogpost: Maybe the Chief’s would have won had they had better nutrition.

Kansus City Chiefs quaterback Patrick Mahomes admitted to local reporters that he puts ketchup on his steak. He also told media he puts ketchup on his macaroni-and-cheese. He tweets he wants a Whataburger franchise to come to Kansus City. Ketchup companies were offering free ketchup to celebrate at local establishments for the Chief’s playoff victory. […]
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Blogpost: You May Think You are Alone but You Are Not

The U.S. News and World Report Magazine just published the best diets of 2018. Forty-five million Americans are dieting. I would be comfortable in saying that many of those are experiencing health problems in addition to being overweight. Another common ground is that everyone believes vegetables are healthy. Plant based nutrition is for life and […]
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Blogpost: You Look Marvelous!

You have not changed a bit! Does that mean you still look good or you have looked bad for a long time? My mother once said “it is better to look good than to feel good” She still views that as fairly accurate. Then again at 85, she still feels and looks good. We all […]
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Blogpost: Get Ready for the Life Hacks

Happy New Year, and welcome to the month of quick fixes for all of your problems. If you subscribe to all of the advertisements for quick fixes this week, you can be cured by Valentines day to begin indulging again for 2019. We are all looking for the magic bullet to turn back the clock […]
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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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