CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Podcast: They Don’t Know What They Are Missing

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  Have you ever heard of Falafalous Freekah Patties? How about Spanish Quinoa sauté? How many meals do you eat each week that have no ties to a box? Do you take time to appreciate your plate before consuming the food?  Are kitchen tasks something to be avoided, so take […]
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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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Podcast: with Patrick McKeown author of The Oxygen Advantage

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  Today I have a special guest, Patrick Mckeown.  He is the author of The Oxygen Advantage and leads workshops throughout his native Ireland, North America, Europe, and Australia on the benefits of breathing “light”  We can go 40 days without eating, and several days without water, but only a […]
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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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Podcast: Takeaways for the Week

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  It has been an exciting week launching our book-Plant-based wellness cookbook-three generations of cooking: with the Doctor, the Dietitian, and the Diva.  In this episode I will discuss how my week fit together with new studies about meat, new discussions about the microbiome, and new observations and successes from […]
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Blogpost: Let’s Talk about Breakfast

Nothing is without confusion. Should we eat breakfast? Should we wait until we are hungry? What about kids? Should they eat breakfast? I am a morning person. I didn’t use to be a breakfast person. Ok, I didn’t use to be a healthy breakfast person. Morning is peaceful. A fresh new day. The stillness as […]
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Blogpost: What to do with the Vegan Police?

Wonder if we kept it a secret. We didn’t offer any explanation or justification at all. We just ate our fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. No thank you to oil, salt or sugar. What? Are you vegetarian? No, this is just what I like. If that were the end of the conversation, would there be […]
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Podcast: Sometimes You Just Have to Play

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  I just got back from Houston, Texas where we celebrated Addie Majnaric, RDN and the Diva aka my Mother’s birthdays.  We celebrated by playing.  We ran, went to TopGolf, and to the University of Houston’s football training facility.  A family that play’s together stays healthy together.   The world […]
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