CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: nutrition expert

Podcast: Hold on a Minute, Something is Not Quite Right!

Welcome! and Thank you for listening. I am fired up today about a new study released in the British Medical Journal that suggests there may be more bleeding strokes in folks that eat vegetarian or vegan than meat eaters or fish eaters.  Of course the overindulgent journalists for major news networks are quick to point […]
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Podcast: ICNM Conference Recap with Addie Majnaric, RDN

Welcome! and Thank you for listening!.  Today Addie Majnaric RDN joins me as we do a recap of the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine that was held in Washington, DC.  It was a great time once again at a plant based nutrition conference with my favorite dietitian.  This year we were joined by my […]
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Blogpost: Menus of Change

I would like to start by giving a big shout out to Chef Keith Mayer for supporting my plant based dinning out efforts. We began working with Chef Keith when we first started a Meet-up group of Plant Based Foodies. His restaruant was host to our Thanksgiving Meetup. Part of my nutrition education program has […]
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Podcast: What Would You Do to Improve Your Athletic Performance?

Welcome! and thank you for listening!.  As an endurance athlete and triathlete, I enjoy watching the Tour de France.  It is perhaps one of the most grueling endurance events that occurs every year.  Performance enhancing, pain deterring drugs have been a part since the inception of the race.  The testing for banned substances usually lags […]
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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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Blogpost: What is Your Nutritional Story?

I had a patient say to me years back, “never trust a skinny cook”. I guess that is partly why she is no longer my patient. Changing beliefs can be hard. We often construct our story around beliefs and hang on tight. We make justifications to suit our actions. Our words are powerful and our […]
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Blogpost: Fear of not getting enough

You know the vegan drill. Where do I get my protein? How about calcium? What about good fats? Will I be hungry? Will I be satisfied? Yes, satisfaction is the real problem that is feared when considering becoming a plant strong vegan. I heard a discussion about food deserts. It is a real problem in […]
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Blogpost: Is a Vegan Diet the Best?

We all want to be the best we can be. So why not eat the best so we can be the best. However, when it comes to nutrition, I am more likely to hear, I eat “pretty healthy”. It seems as though most people are quite satisfied with “pretty healthy”. We lower the bar when […]
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Blogpost: How TV can Reinforce Misconceptions

Pharmaceutical advertisements are aimed to sell wellness through medications. They are also aimed at diverting the causation of the illnesses, and taking away any power of the individual to influence their diseases. The overweight kind man wants to spend more time with his grandchildren so he takes a diabetic medication or cholesterol medications to control […]
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Blogpost: How much weight can you exercise off?

Most people blame the lack of exercise for weight gain. If only they had more time or discipline to exercise their weight would be better. Gym memberships are as common as Netflix accounts, but we still have an obesity problem in this country. I see the same 3 people walking on my morning runs. No […]
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