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Audrey’s story Part 2: Getting started in the gym

(Audrey before and after) (This is the second story in a three-part series on Audrey’s story. Please read Part 1 here.) When Audrey could finally afford a gym membership she was happy until she got there. The machines and equipment […]

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Audrey’s story Part 2: Getting started in the gym

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(Audrey before and after) (This is the second story in a three-part series on Audrey’s story. Please read Part 1 here.) When Audrey could finally afford a gym membership she was happy until she got there. The machines and equipment […]

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Audrey’s Story: Part 1 – no excuses, just get started

I recently met Audrey Cofer and was totally impressed by her story. Eight years ago she decided to make lifestyle changes and has lost 130 pounds. More importantly, she

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Fit does not mean healthy

The Running Man photo (Wikipedia) My personal trainer had a heart attack. He was fit and muscular, everyone was shocked. I was not surprised. He promoted the “paleo” diet and

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Laughter as medicine can relieve chronic pain

(Robin Williams plays a doctor in the movie Patch Adams makes a child laugh. Publicity photo) Laughter is an involuntary reflex, when you laugh you are in the moment and

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Healthy eating in New Orleans

Travelling and eating in restaurants are challenges to staying on a healthy diet. The challenge is doubled in a city like New Orleans that is known for fried beignets covered

Dr. Anichkov, in his office in 1945, (Courtesy of the Anichkov family.)This image is from  Konstantinov IE, et. al, Nikolai N. Anichkov and his theory of atherosclerosis, Tex Heart Inst J. 2006; 33(4): 417–423. with permission.

Remembering Nikolai Anichkov this holiday season

(Dr. Anichkov, in his office in 1945, (Courtesy of the Anichkov family.)This image is from  Konstantinov IE, et. al, Nikolai N. Anichkov and his theory of atherosclerosis, Tex Heart Inst J. 2006;

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Do carnivores need Vitamin B12 supplements?

People who defend eating animal products as necessary for health have two swords, protein and Vitamin B12. We are getting smarter about protein and many people now accept that

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USDA says don’t wash chicken before cooking, but is cooked bacteria good for you?

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) research shows that washing raw poultry actually increases your chance of getting a foodborne illness because it spreads bacteria around your kitchen. It’s not just

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Bacon for breakfast?

When you think of breakfast, what foods come to mind? Even if you don’t eat bacon and eggs, chances are they are the first foods that pop into your mind. 

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Should we all be vegetarian?

“Should we all be Vegetarian?” This was the title of an “invited commentary” that accompanied the recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA-Internal Medicine), which showed

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