CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: endurance athlete

Podcast: Conversation with Ali Jahn and Breast Cancer Hope

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Life is a journey as “they” say, and it rarely goes as we imagine.  Perhaps those jolt-like twists and turns can be an awakening to a new and better path.  Today’s guest, Ali Jahn, experienced some life changing events that led her to a path of optimism and action.  […]
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Podcast: Calcium in All the Wrong Places?

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Most people thinking of switching to a plant based diet worry about getting “enough of “ and in particular “enough calcium”.  Most are not exactly sure about all the things calcium is used for, but most associate calcium with bone health.  Thank you dairy association.  However, calcium is vital […]
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Podcast: Is Your Nutrition on Autopilot?

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!  Are you on nutrition autopilot?  Do you skip breakfast or grab a smoothie then graze your way into lunch? Is your desk drawer at work filled with snacks that don’t count in your nutrition log?  Have you planned dinner, or will you just grab something on the way home?  […]
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Podcast: Trade Offs

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!.  There seems to always be a trade off.  In medicine, we call it risk versus benefit.  In life, it often refers to immediate gratification versus delayed gratification.  In training, it can be flexibility versus strength, or speed versus endurance.  Nonetheless we have to make these decisions every day in […]
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Podcast: Happy Birthday Addie Majnaric, RDN

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!.  Happy Birthday to my favorite plant based RDN, Addie Majnaric!!  Time to gently stir fry Addie or perhaps just embarrass her a little.   It has not been easy being the daughter of a plant based Cardiologist.  Some would guess that there were many perks along the way, and things […]
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Podcast: Happy Mother’s Day

Welcome! and Thank you for listening! Happy Mother’s Day.  The first mother’s day celebration took place in 1908 in Grafton, West Virginia when Anna Jarvis campaigned for the holiday in honor of her mother.  Back in the day, most mother’s ran the house and took care of the children.  The food on the table was […]
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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: 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: Covid Comeback!

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  I am a plant based cardiologist and endurance athlete.  However, I am currently on a healing journey from COVID.  I am getting better.  How did I get it?  Is it easy or hard to contract?  Asymptomatic or presymptomatic spread?  Outdoor spread?  We will discuss on all of that as […]
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