CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

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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Blogpost: Work a Little Harder

I am not getting any bigger. Do I need more protein? I have been working out. I am not loosing any weight, and I am eating perfectly. It was my birthday and we had company. I want to run an 8:30 pace. It is just not dropping off like it did before. We all want. […]
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Blogpost: Happiness is Contagious

“If I were any happier, I would be twins” said one of my members as he smiled ear to ear. He is 84 and had just come into the office after chatting with a 91 year old in the parking lot. Both of them were happy and smiling with a youthful spring in their step. […]
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Half Way Through the Year… Time to Check In!

A Thursday Thought from Dietitian Addie We check our email, we check how many likes or followers we have on social media, but how often do we truly check in on our health? Typically, we pay attention to our health when something goes wrong or at the first of the year when the hot topic […]
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Blogpost: Sports Drinks and Recovery Drinks: Harm or Good?

The pros are doing it. Why not us regular folks? Drink chocolate milk to recover from triathlon training, touts a famous female triathlete. She is a fabulous athlete that is sponsored by the milk industry, and I would give anything to run like she does. Will chocolate milk make me faster, stronger, and less likely […]
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