CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

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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The Survey Says………Get Back in the Kitchen

I recently posted a question on my general Facebook page that asked why people did not like to cook.  I was looking to see if anything in particular was hindering people from the joys of cooking plant based meals.  The most popular responses were: They do not enjoy cooking for one, or separate meals, for […]
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Blogpost: In Search of the Perfect Burger

Most people that have recently started their transition to plant based nutrition are looking for a “good” veggie burger.  You know, the one that tastes like a “real” hamburger. What do you associate with the perfect burger?  McDonalds BigMac? The Whopper? Backyard BBQ? Or a giant burger topped with bacon and cheese and onion rings and […]
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Blogpost: A Letter to Visitors in Your Home

Dear friends and relatives coming to visit, We are anxiously awaiting your arrival and hope spend the days showing you are favorite places and catching up on what is new.  It seems as though the world is becoming a more unhealthy place.  Our oceans are suffering from algae blooms and plastics.  Our fish and wildlife […]
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Blogpost: Are you Worried about Your Health

  When populations are polled about important things in their life, health almost always makes the top five on the list.  The other phrase that comes up repeatedly is that they are “worried” about something concerning their health.  You know the song; Don’t Worry Be Happy, but can you still be happy if you are […]
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Trouble shooting your body

When our cars starts shaking or pulling to one side, we take them to the garage to get the tires balanced or rotated.  When it grinds to start, we worry about the battery and have it checked.  When the red light comes on that says check engine, we make an appointment at the garage right […]
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Blogpost: Trying Hard not to be an Angry Vegan Doctor

I agree we are entitled to our own opinions and choices, but we have to be very in tune from where our nutritional information is being derived. My vegan feathers got ruffled last evening while lifting weights with the TV on for distraction.  The Five, a Fox News channel show, had a segment reporting on […]
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