CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

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Podcast: Zion 50K Race Report

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Zion 50K is in the books!   Studies have shown that experiencing awe has been associated with increased calmness and kindness to others.  It brings people back to the present moment.  That is exactly what happens in an ultramarathon in a beautiful location such as Zion National Park.  Bright blue […]
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Podcast: Improving Your Cardiovascular Health

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!  Happy Easter! Happy Passover! and Happy Spring.   Flowers are blooming and spring is in the air. Time to plant the backyard garden and keep planting your gut microbe garden.  This episode is how to improve your cardiovascular health.  Cardiovascular health in a recent study was based on smoking, total […]
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Podcast: Double Anvil Triathlon and Lp(a) with Tom Montgomery

Welcome and Thank you for listening! Today, I am joined by Tom Montgomery.  He is an accomplished triathlete at 66 years young.  He also has cardiovascular disease.  But a stent has just been a little bump his life as an athlete.  Join me as we chat about his recent double Anvil race where he and […]
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Podcast: Pick Your Rewards Wisely

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Do you give yourself little rewards?  Cheat days? Treats for good behavior? Have you had someone give you rewards along the way for your biggest achievements?  I bet not.  It seems our “little rewards” along the way often derail our ultimate goals.  For the most part, people don’t regret […]
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Podcast: Treasure Coast Marathon with Hutch Strahm

Welcome and Thank you for listening!! I am joined on this episode with apprentice endurance athlete in training Pastor Hutch Strahm.  We ran the Treasure Coast marathon this past weekend together along with Michael Hubbard.  It was the first marathon ever for Hutch who had not run a step in many years.  He started his […]
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Podcast: Healthy Vegans!

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.   Healthy people, healthy animals, and a healthy planet.  What could be better.  This episode summarizes the points in my Vegefest Presentation at the Punta Gorda, Vegefest.   The risk factors for lifestyle disease, heart disease, and infectious disease outcomes are largely the same.  Controlling a risk factor is not the […]
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Podcast: Let’s Prevent Heart Disease

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.   A recent study showed a death rate for the first heart attack of 17.8 % over 28 days.  62.3% of those deaths occurred in the first 24 hours.  Are you at risk, or only the old folks need worry?  The truth is that over the past decade the number […]
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Podcast: Happy Valentines/Heart Day

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!  Happy Heart Month and Happy Valentines Day. I would like to share a few secrets to keep your Valentine around longer and perhaps healthier.  It does not involve sugary candies or expensive meals.  Make eggs a hard no.  Not just the ones in a skillet covered with cheese, but […]
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Podcast: Plant based is Best!

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  It is heart month!  There is no better way to reverse and prevent heart disease than eating a plant based diet.  Reduce cholesterol, inflammation, and blood pressure all why decreasing your risk for other lifestyle diseases.  Why does it take a heart attack or stroke to get someones attention?  […]
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Podcast: An Interview with Chris Wark author of Chris Beat Cancer

Welcome! and Thank you for listening! Today, I have the pleasure of speaking with Chris Wark who has put colon cancer in the rear view mirror for 17 years!  He decided not to go with traditional chemotherapy and instead took a deep dive into diet and lifestyle changes.   Medical decision making is very difficult especially […]
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