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All Posts Tagged: lifestyle medicine

Podcast: Atrial Fibrillation and Plant Based Nutrition

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Atrial fibrillation is one of the most common arrhythmias that people develop.  It can require hospitalization as well as long term medications that can have side effects.  I am often asked whether a plant based diet can prevent or reverse such arrhythmias.  The answer is possibly yes.  Yes, if […]
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Podcast: Discussing Childhood Obesity with Addie Majnaric, RDN

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  I am joined by Addie Dulaney Majnaric, RDN today to discuss childhood obesity.  This week is National Childhood Obesity Week.  In contrast to adults, weight is assessed by percentiles of the ratio, weight to height, by age and sex.  Greater than the 95th% percentile is considered obese and greater […]
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Podcast: Welcome Back to the Wagon

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Happy Healthy New Year! Have you ever heard or felt that if your feet hurt, your whole body hurt?  One of the biggest injuries in beginning a walking or running program is plantar fasciitis,  achilles tendonitis, or shin splints.  We look at the part that hurts and aim the […]
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Podcast: Pick Your Rewards Wisely

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Do you give yourself little rewards?  Cheat days? Treats for good behavior? Have you had someone give you rewards along the way for your biggest achievements?  I bet not.  It seems our “little rewards” along the way often derail our ultimate goals.  For the most part, people don’t regret […]
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Podcast: Protect the Asset; That is You

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  If you are interested in following our running group; Plant Based Striders or joining in for free, head over Plant Based Striders.   This podcast discusses how we can make our general health better in order to decrease the risk of lifestyle diseases or infectious diseases.  I also discuss the […]
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Podcast: Lifestyle change is the best treatment for Lifestyle diseases

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!  There are many naysayers about plant based nutrition.  One frequently sited reason is there are few supporting studies.  Not only is that false but there are less and less studies supporting traditional medicine as the best option for lifestyle diseases.  Nutrition and exercise remain the only methods to reverse […]
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Where do you get your motivation from?

Tuesday Tips from your plant strong Dietitian, Addie D Majnaric! You have to be motivated to accomplish a goal, especially the goal of a healthy and sustainable lifestyle change. You have to have something that sparks your fire on days when you are feeling less than your best or discouraged about your progress. While it […]
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Podcast: If Grizzlies Eat Plants, Why Can’t You?

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  Grizzly bears eat a lot of plants because catching animals is not that easy.  Wolves are carnivores but are only successful at capturing their prey 30% of their efforts.  If these to predators don’t eat meat every day then why do humans?  Our lifestyle diseases are largely from metabolic […]
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Blogpost: Let’s put health on our schedules

I don’t have time to… exercise, prepare my meals.  I have found time to… check my Facebook, watch tv, and go out to dinner.  I schedule my hair appointment, dentist appointment…  What is most likely to get completed, a deadline assignment or an elective task? How often are things that are not part of a […]
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Half Way Through the Year… Time to Check In!

A Thursday Thought from Dietitian Addie We check our email, we check how many likes or followers we have on social media, but how often do we truly check in on our health? Typically, we pay attention to our health when something goes wrong or at the first of the year when the hot topic […]
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