CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: healthy recipes

Blogpost: How Does Your Nutrition Plan Hold Up on Thanksgiving?

By this time most people have their Thanksgiving dining plans finalized.  We all grew up with our own traditions and memories.   I hope you are surrounded by friends and family and are enjoying happiness and good health.   Interestingly,  most people in our practice said they would be dining  out or going to another […]
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Blogpost: American Heart Association Says Just Move!

New physical activity guidelines were released by the American Heart Association (AHA) at the annual meeting.  They added to the current guidelines.  However, approximately 80% of Americans are currently not meeting the previous guidelines.  What!  Of course physicians are quick to point the finger and pull out presciption pads to write for BP and cholesterol […]
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Blogpost: What is Your Purpose for Eating Out?

When I was growing up, my family would go out to dinner occasionally on Saturday night.  I can recall about three or four restaurant choices.  We got dressed up and were joined by my parents friends.  It was a time that I learned to sit in a chair and learn appropriate behaviors.  There were few […]
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Blogpost: Soy Misconceptions

I recently spent the day at a local health fair promoting the benefits of plant based nutrition.  Soy was brought up more than once as a reason for not being plant based.  Apparently, there must be a rule somewhere that makes soy a mandatory ingredient in a vegan diet.  I have not been able to […]
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Blogpost: Why do We Fear Push-ups but not Cheese

After 21 years of a traditional medical practice, I made a huge change to a membership practice.  It has been official for just over a year.  The emphasis of the practice is reversing lifestyle diseases, and achieving optimal health for as long as possible.  You would think that would be the emphasis of all medical […]
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Blogpost: We Physicians need to Teach more and Tell Less

What is the role of a physician? We undergo the most extensive training in the sciences of the human body and are in training a minimum of seven years after college, with some fellowships extending that by another four years. We are taught to diagnose, educate, and treat the sick. However, if we know the […]
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Blogpost: In Search of the Perfect Burger

Most people that have recently started their transition to plant based nutrition are looking for a “good” veggie burger.  You know, the one that tastes like a “real” hamburger. What do you associate with the perfect burger?  McDonalds BigMac? The Whopper? Backyard BBQ? Or a giant burger topped with bacon and cheese and onion rings and […]
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