CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Podcast: Plant Based Mom Mom

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  I am very lucky that the various hats I wear seem to connect easily with my nutritional choices.   I was a daughter, doctor, wife and mother in that order, before  I became plant based nutritionally.  I became Mom Mom recently, and it is my favorite of all.  My roles […]
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Podcast: Run, Swim, Rock Climb Repeat: Plus a Little Cardio Talk as Well.

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  The American Heart Association minimal weekly cardiovascular exercise suggestion is 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous exercise.  The funny part is that most of those committee members probably don’t meet the goal and cannot define what moderate to vigorous exercise might look like.  Thirty minutes three times a week […]
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Blogpost: Dehydration is Not a Weight Loss Hack

While out running on a sunny, humid Florida morning, I passed a fellow walking in a sweat suit.  I have been running in my neighborhood for about 14 years.  I vary the streets and route but see the same few people most mornings with the occasional new person.   Exercisers come and go and only a […]
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Blogpost: Guess How Many Plants I ate Yesterday

People that do not fully understand the concept of plant-based eating describe it as restrictive or boring.  I’m eating lettuce and carrots like a rabbit.  Some people say they like things simple and can eat the same thing every day.  But the beauty of eating plant based is the wide variety of healing nutrients that […]
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Podcast: Alzheimers Awareness Month

Welcome! and Thank you for listening. June is Alzheimers awareness month.  I think a better name would be Alzheimers prevention month.  Alzheimers is one of many subtypes of dementia.  It is mainly a pathologic diagnosis described as abnormal amyloid plaques and protein tangles in the neurons.  Symptoms are usually progressive but the onset and course […]
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Podcast: Intangibles

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Intangibles as defined by Webster’s dictionary, are things unable to be touched, or are vague and abstract.  They are not easily grasped or precisely measurable.  This episode will try to shed some light on how we might train intangibles on a journey to becoming plant based.  Should you get […]
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Time to Take Care of Your Ticker Today! 

We are approaching the end heart month, and being a runner it is no secret that getting this organ pumping through my workouts is one of my favorite things to do. But it goes beyond the fitness endeavors and is trumped by nutrition and what is put into our bodies. But WHY? Let’s get to […]
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Health Takes Intentionality

Wishful thinking rarely leads to results… let’s chew on that. Healthy living takes intention. The photos we see on TV or Instagram of beautiful recipes or healthy individuals are due to time spent setting a plan into place to achieve goals. Health doesn’t just happen. Learning new styles of cooking doesn’t just happen. We cannot […]
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January – A time to start the next challenge!

Each month within our practice, I host a wellness challenge of sorts. We go from steps to strength training, circuits to mobility, cardio minutes to nutrition check-ins. It is a way to up the ante if you will. You may be doing very well with your nutrition and wellness but feel in a rut. January […]
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What is Your Tone Towards Health Benefiting Foods? – Dietitian Addie

I am often asked how someone should limit a helpful food source such as beans, greens, colorful vegetables and fruit. The lower fat foods that do not cause a large pleasure response in our brains, however a large beneficial response in our body’s metabolic systems. Instead of asking how much can I have (positive connotation) I get […]
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