CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

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Blogpost: That One Second Decision

Everything was going great. You had your morning oatmeal with flaxseed and blueberries and did your morning walk.  You pull into Starbucks to order a tall black coffee and in a split second before the barrister takes your order you change to a venti Christmas Ginger Latte with whipped cream.  You drink it and in […]
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Blogpost: Uncle Bob Walked 4 Miles a Day

I am saddened to say that my much loved and respected Uncle Bob passed away this week at age 87. He died in Greene County, Pennsylvania, in the town he was born. He had his first heart attack on his 50th birthday which is July 4th and very fitting for this patriotic veteran of the […]
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Blogpost: How Does Your Nutrition Plan Hold Up on Thanksgiving?

By this time most people have their Thanksgiving dining plans finalized.  We all grew up with our own traditions and memories.   I hope you are surrounded by friends and family and are enjoying happiness and good health.   Interestingly,  most people in our practice said they would be dining  out or going to another […]
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Blogpost: American Heart Association Says Just Move!

New physical activity guidelines were released by the American Heart Association (AHA) at the annual meeting.  They added to the current guidelines.  However, approximately 80% of Americans are currently not meeting the previous guidelines.  What!  Of course physicians are quick to point the finger and pull out presciption pads to write for BP and cholesterol […]
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Blogpost: Minimal Efforts to get Big Gains in Health

I am convinced that a whole foods, plant based diet gives one the best chance at a healthy, long, life.  Some think that is extreme, and it requires giving up happiness which would make a long life less desirable. There are those that think happiness is not the correct target anyway, and we should look […]
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Blogpost: Soy Misconceptions

I recently spent the day at a local health fair promoting the benefits of plant based nutrition.  Soy was brought up more than once as a reason for not being plant based.  Apparently, there must be a rule somewhere that makes soy a mandatory ingredient in a vegan diet.  I have not been able to […]
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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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Podcast Episode 182-Ironman Chattanooga Recap

Welcome and thank you for listening. In this episode I recap my sixth Ironman Finish in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is my third time racing in Chattanooga. It is a great town with friendly people and offers a lot of great places for plant strong eating. I am not going to give the race details away […]
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