CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Are Kale chips equivalent to Kale salad?

The word “Kale” is not the problem.  It is more that “Chips” bring to mind a better image for most than “Salad”.  Chips mean snack and eat what you want.  Salad is associated with health food and no body wants that. Yet we are all trying to get healthy.   We want health,  but we […]
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Blogpost: Enlightenment: Lessons from a 100 year old.

I am not exactly sure if our relationship started as a doctor-patient or meeting at the Special Olympics sporting events because it was many years ago. When I moved to Florida, 85 seemed to be an old age, at least on paper. But it certainly was not for Winnie. She was heavily involved with Special […]
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Blogpost: Do you want to know an Investment secret?

What is the best investment you can make with regards to your health and the health of your family?  It is not a treadmill or a gym membership.  It is not life insurance.  It is not supplement.  It is fruit.  Colorful fresh or freshly frozen fruit.   The red, purple, orange, pink, green and yellows […]
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Your Dietitian’s Earth Day Tips!

Earth, what a beautiful place we are blessed to live. Not only to live however, but to take care of in all of its wondrous glory. This Earth Day I would like to share with you some tips & tricks to combat one of the ways us humans can improve how we are taking care […]
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How Golf is Like Plant Based Nutrition?

I grew up playing golf.  I have many great memories golfing with my Dad and his friends.  I also had some of my most frustrating days playing golf.  Just when you think you have it, something happens and you mess up.  Everyone from amateurs to professionals use the same excuses.  The wind, the temperature, someone […]
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Why does fruit get a bad rap?

I often connect with my audience when I relate that growing up I never ate fruit that was not in a pie. We laugh and it amazes me each time that I say it because it is so absurd. Now,  I eat fruit at all three meals and mainly fruit at breakfast. My audience always […]
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Why Health Insurance is not “Health Insurance”

Many of us learned about insurance as we played “the Game of Life”  as children.   We purchased  insurance for protection against catastrophes.  Our first purchase of  insurance as adults was car insurance to protect from the disaster of an auto crash.  Health insurance was something to supplement our wages supplied impart or fully by […]
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Blogpost: Sometimes we get in own way

I watched two of my favorite basketball teams play this past weekend. Both lost their games not because they did not have the physical skills but because of their mindset. The first team was leading the whole game and lost in the closing minutes the same way they have lost to several other teams that […]
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Duct tape or Cure

“The patient has had stability of cardiac status on current medication schedule. The current medication regimen will be continued”. That was noted in a medical chart by a cardiologist. The reality is the same quote could be found in many charts, and most physicians and chart reviewers would be quite content with the statement. But […]
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