CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

Nutritional Wellness Blog

Podcast: Confessions of an Unlikely Runner by Dana Ayers

Welcome! and Thank you for listening! When can you call yourself a runner? Do you have to win a race, run a marathon or just show up?  Do you think of running as punishment or something other people do?   Today’s interview features Dana Ayers, a US Navy reservist, management consultant and you guessed it, […]
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Blogpost: A few counter points for your carnivore friends

Most lifestyle diseases occur beginning in adulthood around age 40. While genetics do play a small role, the majority of time, the environment is the initiator. In other words, environmental factors accelerate abnormal genes as well as create DNA damage that results in eventual disease. When it comes to nutrition, people can eat a very […]
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Podcast: Why we look like our dogs, but should eat like herbivores.

Welcome! and Thank you for listening. Who domesticated who? Our canine friends are most likely descendants from wolves over 14,000 years ago. In fact, when people say you look like your dog, they are not that far off genetically when you look at our shared microbial DNA. Some of my veterinarian collogues are realizing the […]
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Podcast: Asking the Right Questions

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  There is a lot of health opinions and advise offered freely on the web.  How much is true?  How do you sort it out?  Who is an expert? Does Yale or Harvard mean more than Ohio State when it comes to physicians, statisticians or perhaps veterinarians?   Sometimes we […]
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Podcast: Thank you Samantha

Welcome! and thank you for listening.  I am a plant based cardiologist and also a vegan.  As many of you know our family has rescue dogs and cats.  This week I had to say goodbye to my beloved GSD rescue, Samantha.  It was more that she rescued me from the heart break of losing a […]
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Podcast: Have the Courage and all will be fine

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!  Why do some people seem to make the transition to plant based nutrition so easy and others struggle.  Why does there have to be pain before people make a change.   I have been treating people with lifestyle diseases my whole career, and it has only been since incorporating […]
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Podcast: The Yin and Yang

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Yes and no, black and white, mobile and stiff, yin and yang, win or loose.  What is the penalty for changing your mind?  We all agree change is a must, unless it has to do with your opinion or viewpoint.  We change our hair style and our clothes style. […]
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Podcast: Eat Plant Based Like Someone is Watching!

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!.  How can you worry about dying from a virus and not coronary heart disease?  It seems my local ER staff isn’t concerned.  If you are a women 45-50 your chances of a myocardial infarction (MI) or death from an MI is about 35/1000.  If you are a man in […]
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Podcast: Protecting your Health

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Protecting the aging heart is something all cardiologists should think about. In fact, we all should think about that as well as protecting the aging immune system, and the aging skeletal system.  Protecting against what? The problem is we don’t protect our bodies, we wait until they break and […]
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