CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Blogpost: Are you Worried about Your Health

  When populations are polled about important things in their life, health almost always makes the top five on the list.  The other phrase that comes up repeatedly is that they are “worried” about something concerning their health.  You know the song; Don’t Worry Be Happy, but can you still be happy if you are […]
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Trouble shooting your body

When our cars starts shaking or pulling to one side, we take them to the garage to get the tires balanced or rotated.  When it grinds to start, we worry about the battery and have it checked.  When the red light comes on that says check engine, we make an appointment at the garage right […]
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Podcast 173 with Dr. Ayesha Sherzai and Dr. Sherzai-Dementia Prevention

Welcome and thank you for listening. Are your legs strong? Do nutritional cheat days really matter? Today my guest Drs Ayesha and Dean Sherzai discuss these things and more. They call themselves TeamSherzai because they are co directors of the Alzheimer’s Prevention Program at Loma Linda University. After being frustrated with the traditional pharmacologic model […]
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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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Podcast Episode 173-What is the Real Cost of Eating Out

Welcome and thank you for listening. Americans eat out an average of 18.2 meals each month with city dwellers in Houston, Texas leading the pack. The reported average cost per person ranges from $36.40 to$46.14 per meal. That is a lot of cabbage. It is also a lot of highly salted, fatty foods that lead […]
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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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Podcast Episode 172-The Opportunity to Change for the Better

Welcome and thank you for listening. Life expectancy numbers have recently shown the US at number 27, below smaller countries such as Croatia and South Korea despite the billions of dollars we put into “healthcare”. To no surprise to my listeners, it has been attributed to our poor diet with 80% of Americans not getting […]
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Episode 171-Siptopia, leptins and What the Fork!

Welcome and thank you for listening. Eating healthy is hard. There are temptations everywhere you look. Even the gas station is serving “food”. The reality is that they entice people to come in where they are greeted by sugary drinks and greasy food. Even at the pump the videos blare of all the treats inside. […]
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