CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: nutrient dense

Blogpost: Are you Worried about Your Health

  When populations are polled about important things in their life, health almost always makes the top five on the list.  The other phrase that comes up repeatedly is that they are “worried” about something concerning their health.  You know the song; Don’t Worry Be Happy, but can you still be happy if you are […]
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Podcast: Episode 173-What is the Real Cost of Eating Out

Welcome and thank you for listening. Americans eat out an average of 18.2 meals each month with city dwellers in Houston, Texas leading the pack. The reported average cost per person ranges from $36.40 to$46.14 per meal. That is a lot of cabbage. It is also a lot of highly salted, fatty foods that lead […]
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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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Podcast Episode 170 with Mushroom Expert Jeff Chilton

Welcome and thank you for listening. Today I have a special guest, Jeff Chilton. He is the president of Nammex, nammex.com, a company that supplies certified mushroom extracts to the US supplement industry. He has been a leader in the field of mushroom science beginning in the late sixties and worked on a mushroom farm […]
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Blogpost: Comfort Foods

What is comfort food? Google says it is food that provides consolation or a feeling of wellbeing. It often has a high sugar content and is associated with home cooking.  Comfort foods are usually made with  simple ingredient and often high in carbohydrates. Southern living lists Mac and Cheese, fried chicken, creamy mushroom grits, biscuits, […]
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Are Kale chips equivalent to Kale salad?

The word “Kale” is not the problem.  It is more that “Chips” bring to mind a better image for most than “Salad”.  Chips mean snack and eat what you want.  Salad is associated with health food and no body wants that. Yet we are all trying to get healthy.   We want health,  but we […]
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