CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: optimal nutrition

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: That One Second Decision

Everything was going great. You had your morning oatmeal with flaxseed and blueberries and did your morning walk.  You pull into Starbucks to order a tall black coffee and in a split second before the barrister takes your order you change to a venti Christmas Ginger Latte with whipped cream.  You drink it and in […]
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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: 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: Breast Cancer Prevention

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month.  Pink labels on products line the shelves.  The focus in on early detection and donating to find a cure.  One in 8 women will develop breast cancer over the course of a lifetime.  There will be an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer and 63,960 cases of […]
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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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The Survey Says………Get Back in the Kitchen

I recently posted a question on my general Facebook page that asked why people did not like to cook.  I was looking to see if anything in particular was hindering people from the joys of cooking plant based meals.  The most popular responses were: They do not enjoy cooking for one, or separate meals, for […]
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