CARDIOLOGY, PRIMARY CARE AND NUTRITION

All Posts Tagged: plant power

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 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

Blogpost: Soy Misconceptions

I recently spent the day at a local health fair promoting the benefits of plant based nutrition.  Soy was brought up more than once as a reason for not being plant based.  Apparently, there must be a rule somewhere that makes soy a mandatory ingredient in a vegan diet.  I have not been able to […]
Read More

Podcast Episode 181-Why Marathon Running is Good for You

Welcome and thank you for listening. I am about to compete in Ironman Chattanooga which is a 144.6 mile triathlon:2.4 miles swim, 116 mile bike and 26.2. The average finish time is somewhere around 12:30 hours. The average marathon or 26.2 mile run time is 4-4:30 hours. Over half of all marathoners are over 40 […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More

Blogpost: Hormone replacement and the fountain of youth

How do we do what we want to,  and eat what we want and yet stay young.  Funny thing is we don’t have the desire to be young until our chronologic age is no longer considered young.  Since hormone levels decrease as we age, we assume that it is the hormones that are causing us […]
Read More

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 […]
Read More