CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

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Podcast-Navigating the Holidays Plant Based

Welcome and thank you for listening. It is the most wonderful time of the year. And it can be the most stressful time of the year. As a cardiologist, I often see more patients because of the food choices that they make. High fat, sugar and salty foods are all around and presented as an […]
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Podcast 142 with Addie Majnaric, RD-To Gluten or Not to Gluten

Welcome and thanks for listening. Gluten is the new villain on the nutrition scene or so it seems. Many people don’t even know what it is but they are sure they need to avoid it. Actually, it is a mixture of complex proteins;glutenins and gliadins that are not completely digestable in some individuals. Celiac disease […]
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Podcast 140 with Ken Botts of the US Humane Society

Welcome and thank you for listening. Today I feature Ken Botts. He is the food service and sustainable food system strategist of the US Humane Society. His tag line is appropriately making the world a better place one plate at a time. He realized eating predominately plant based helped him perform better in his sport […]
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Healthy Recipes-Pumpkin Pie-Bean Style!

For the filling: One can of drained and rinsed white beans,  1 cup of pumpkin puree or cooked pumpkin, 3 tablespoons of maple syrup, 2 teaspoons of cinnamon, 1 teaspoon of allspice, 1/8 teaspoon of clove, 1/8 teaspoon of nutmeg, 1 teaspoon of vanilla, and 1/4 cup of almond milk.  Raisins to decorate. For the […]
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Podcast 139 with Timaree Hagenburger-It is my Genes!

“Never let your fear decide your future”. Although this quote is taken out of context from the Cinderella movie, it offers some good medical advice. This is especially true when it comes to our genes. We all have them and they all get confused at times and make the wrong proteins which can cause the […]
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Blog Post: Decreasing your risk of colon cancer

The world health association has classified processed meats as a class one carcinogen. What does that really mean? We are exposed day in and day out to things that damage our DNA and can even start the formation of abnormal cells that can lead to cancer. Sometimes we are aware and sometimes they are hidden […]
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Breast Cancer Prevention Podcast with Addie Dulaney-Majnaric

Welcome and thank you for listening.  October is breast cancer awareness month.  Much of the attention is focused on detection and a hope for a cure.  This podcast is about prevention and empowerment.  Addie Dulaney-Majnaric joins me today as we discuss ways to prevent breast cancer and the hope and power every women deserves.  Women […]
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Healthy Recipe: Pumpkin Lasagna

In our house lasagna means tomato sauce but fall also means pumpkins. In Florida it is hare to appreciate much in the way of season change so people overcome this by decorating. Pumpkins have be a favorite part of fall for me and my family. Growing up, they were associated with pumpkin pie and pumpkin […]
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Podcast: Episode 136-Don’t Get in Your Own Way

Welcome and thank you for listening.  It is breast cancer awareness month.  Most awareness is about detection and donating money for a cure.  What about prevention? I do not believe fear is the answer but insead, empowerment. What can we do as individuals to protect against cancer or prevent it’s recurrence?  It takes attention and […]
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Blog post: Everyday is a pearl; you just have to look for it.

I love how everything works out for a reason and if we can just take a moment to observe our environment we can learn a little pearl of wisdom each day. During the day while meeting with a patient, she expressed her frustrations of becoming plant based. She shared her social environment was that of […]
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