CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: healthy recipes

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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Blogpost: Learning to Speak the Plant Based Language

Learning to speak a new language can be very difficult especially if that language was selected for you.  I took German in college because I was told that it was was a good language for chemistry majors.   The most fun I had with the language was translating letters that a family friend used to […]
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Blogpost: My fruit started out in a pie

Most of us did not start our lives eating just vegetables and fruits. We ate the “American Diet” which was a meat, a starch and a vegetable. In my grandmother’s house there was usually desert and most of the time there was a choice of pie. Fruit pie or filled pie. Why pie? Because it […]
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Blogpost: What do I do to fight the common cold or virus?

The one medicine that has been shown to prevent death from a bacterial infection is an antibiotic. It has markedly improved the lifespan of humans from the treatment of wounds to dysentery  to pneumonia. It has also changed the course of heart disease with regard to rheumatic fever that results from a particular streptococcus infection. So […]
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