CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

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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Blogpost: Stretch your metabolic success

Everyone does a stretch now and then. Sometimes just to relieve a kink and other times a mindful stretch to release tension. Part of the practice of Yoga is to attain a new position a little further than the last attempt. It can be good to stretch muscles out after a workout. These attempts at […]
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Are you focused on achieving health or a number?

A Thursday Thought from Dietitian Addie Focusing on either maintaining or improving your current health is FABULOUS! Virtual HIGH-FIVE to you for noting the importance of taking care of your body by both what you eat and how you move! But are you truly looking at health changes or are you just a slave to […]
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Blogpost: Doctor I Need Something Crunchy

That is easy: carrots, broccoli, cauliflower, apples, and celery are all crunchy. It that what you mean? No, I mean something like a cracker that crunches. Umm. Those vegetables and fruit mentioned above crunch and make the same sound as potato chips, corn chips, and crackers. It is not really the sound, is it. There […]
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Blogpost: What is Your Nutritional Story?

I had a patient say to me years back, “never trust a skinny cook”. I guess that is partly why she is no longer my patient. Changing beliefs can be hard. We often construct our story around beliefs and hang on tight. We make justifications to suit our actions. Our words are powerful and our […]
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Blogpost: We, Must Make the Connection

The New York Senate Passes a Bill S1471 that would require hospitals to offer plant-based options for their patients IF signed. Should we really need legislatures telling hospitals and doctors that nutrition is a vital part of healthcare and needs to be taken as seriously as pills and procedures? I guess so. I am a […]
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