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22 04, 2020

What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

By |2020-05-04T13:41:08-04:00April 22nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

The times we are living in have been eye opening in many ways. It's got me thinking about public health education. As someone who was trained in the 1980s, and worked in outpatient clinics, health education was the groundwork of prevention care at that time. It seems that [...]

12 11, 2013

The Power of Plants.

By |2013-11-12T09:00:06-05:00November 12th, 2013|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|1 Comment

freedigitalphotos.net I recently returned from speaking at the Lifestyle Medicine Conference in Washington DC last week. I was inspired by this movement to get back to our prevention roots, by addressing the pillars of health - diet and exercise - and also facilitating lifestyle interventions (smoking [...]

25 09, 2013

Lifestyle Medicine 2013 – Treat the Cause Movement

By |2013-09-25T12:00:32-04:00September 25th, 2013|Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Lifestyle Medicine 2013 – Treat the Cause Movement

Since I began practicing as a registered dietitian in 1986, I have had a strong belief that health can be impacted greatly by diet and lifestyle. Truly, this is the sole reason I'm still working at it! I worked in outpatient nutrition clinics, and at a HMO where [...]