CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Blogpost: Ultra-processed

Even physicians are capable of giving the nutritional advise of decreasing processed food. Of course that is about as generic as exercise more and eat healthy. How about the words on a cereal box. “Part of a complete breakfast” And now we have ultra processed which is processed to the nth degree. Where do we […]
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Blogpost: Rehabilitation, Recovery, and Training; They are All the Same

Betty Ford may have been the one to change rehabilitation into a positive word. Rehabilitation used to be associated with substance addiction treatment for the most part. As orthopedic procedures became more advanced and aggressive, rehabilitation was something athletes did. It is now a standard part of orthopedic procedures, and inpatient centers allow patients to […]
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Blogpost: I Don’t See You in the Hospital Anymore

As a cardiologist, I have spent decades rounding in the mornings and evenings, doing cardiac procedures at my area hospitals, and taking night call seven days a week. Then plants came along. We started with a test evening nutrition class that gradually morphed into three weekly nutrition classes. Since I am a solo practitioner, I […]
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Blogpost: I get to..

I have to go to work. I get vacation days. I have to go to the dentist. I get to go out to dinner. We have an attitude about the experience before we ever start to do it just by how we frame it. You may be thinking that I will never look forward to […]
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Blogpost: Let’s put health on our schedules

I don’t have time to… exercise, prepare my meals.  I have found time to… check my Facebook, watch tv, and go out to dinner.  I schedule my hair appointment, dentist appointment…  What is most likely to get completed, a deadline assignment or an elective task? How often are things that are not part of a […]
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Blogpost: Menus of Change

I would like to start by giving a big shout out to Chef Keith Mayer for supporting my plant based dinning out efforts. We began working with Chef Keith when we first started a Meet-up group of Plant Based Foodies. His restaruant was host to our Thanksgiving Meetup. Part of my nutrition education program has […]
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My Big Fun Vegan Wedding

“How To” wedding planning advice from Dietitian Addie! July 23, 2016 … the best day of my life, the day I married my best friend and made lifelong memories with our closest friends and family. I had a few “must haves” that went in to our wedding planning, one in particular that pertained to the […]
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Blogpost: Athletics and Nutrition-the Next Level

This is an exciting time of the year for cycling fans. The Tour de France is one of the most grueling endurance events with 21 stages covering 3,360 miles at an average speed of 40.206 mph. The route varies each year but always has mountainous climbs through the Pyrenees and the Alps. Crashes are not […]
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Blogpost: The Time For You Prevent Heart Disease is Now

A recent study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology by Gidding SS, et al and Zhang Y, et al. showed that elevated BP and LDL cholesterol in young adults increased the risk for cardiovascular events later in life. How much later? The study followed people for an average of 17 years […]
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