CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

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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Blogpost: Learning to Speak the Plant Based Language

Learning to speak a new language can be very difficult especially if that language was selected for you.  I took German in college because I was told that it was was a good language for chemistry majors.   The most fun I had with the language was translating letters that a family friend used to […]
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Blogpost: What I learned from Uncle Gary

What is your story? Perhaps it is different from what others might know. My Uncle Gary Guidi passed away this week and he did not want an obituary. He did not say he did not want a blogpost tribute so this one is dedicated to him. You see I don’t think he thought he was […]
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Blogpost: Everyone needs an adventure

It just occurred to me that the marketing world thinks that when you turn 50 all activity must revolve around food.  Let us make life easy. Gather at a restaurant with friends.  Go on a cruise and have food at your fingertips for five days straight! Are you in good condition for your next adventure? […]
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Blogpost: Hormone replacement and the fountain of youth

How do we do what we want to,  and eat what we want and yet stay young.  Funny thing is we don’t have the desire to be young until our chronologic age is no longer considered young.  Since hormone levels decrease as we age, we assume that it is the hormones that are causing us […]
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Blogpost: Comfort Foods

What is comfort food? Google says it is food that provides consolation or a feeling of wellbeing. It often has a high sugar content and is associated with home cooking.  Comfort foods are usually made with  simple ingredient and often high in carbohydrates. Southern living lists Mac and Cheese, fried chicken, creamy mushroom grits, biscuits, […]
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Blogpost: My fruit started out in a pie

Most of us did not start our lives eating just vegetables and fruits. We ate the “American Diet” which was a meat, a starch and a vegetable. In my grandmother’s house there was usually desert and most of the time there was a choice of pie. Fruit pie or filled pie. Why pie? Because it […]
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Blogpost: What do I do to fight the common cold or virus?

The one medicine that has been shown to prevent death from a bacterial infection is an antibiotic. It has markedly improved the lifespan of humans from the treatment of wounds to dysentery  to pneumonia. It has also changed the course of heart disease with regard to rheumatic fever that results from a particular streptococcus infection. So […]
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