CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: plant power

Blogpost: You are Not the only One.

A table of 4 sits across from me at a local restaurant. They are all overweight. Their heads are too heavy for their necks to support. There is a marked curvature of their upper backs with their heads coming off 45 degrees to their bodies. It is an effort for them to get up from […]
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Blogpost: Are you Obligated to Serve Others Unhealthy Food?

Many people struggle to remain plant based because others are not. Yet, when they have the opportunity to show just how beautiful and tasty healthy plant food is, they cave and serve people what “they are used to”. There are many sited reasons such as it is polite when people are visiting to make them […]
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Podcast: Asheville Marathon Recap and How Running is Like Life.

Welcome! and Thank you for listening.  The Asheville Marathon Backyard to Vineyard Challenge is a half marathon on Saturday and a full Marathon on Sunday on the Biltmore estate grounds.  It is a great tour of the property with a lot of the race taking place on packed trails. I recount the adventure on this […]
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Blogpost: You Have Got to Have Heart

It is heart month. Headquarters of our soul. At least I would like to think so given I am a cardiologist. The heart is probably the strongest muscle in our body. It never gets a time out. It responds to our every emotion as well as every movement. We take it for granted by stressing […]
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Blogpost: You May Think You are Alone but You Are Not

The U.S. News and World Report Magazine just published the best diets of 2018. Forty-five million Americans are dieting. I would be comfortable in saying that many of those are experiencing health problems in addition to being overweight. Another common ground is that everyone believes vegetables are healthy. Plant based nutrition is for life and […]
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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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Podcast: How to Prevent a Heart Attack

Welcome and thank you for listening. I have been a practicing cardiologist for over 25 years. I am still surprised when I hear people say that they did not expect they or their family members would have a heart attack. They did not see it coming despite all the warning signs. Many people have said […]
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