Health care

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Whole Food Plant Based

February is heart month

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. February is heart month—do you and your loved ones have healthy arteries? February is officially American Heart Month. Once again, Compass Peak Imaging in Glenwood is offering a special price during February for

29 Jan 24 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

health + planet care

Renee and I want to live a long and healthy life, stay out of the medical system. We care about the planet. We get it. We're gonna die. We just don't want it to be our fault. The best thing we (anyone) can do for ours

14 Aug 23 4 min read
Field Notes

Begin the dream again - again

Today is exercise day #12 post hernia surgery. I got the hernia in January. Had surgery in May. I couldn't exercise in between. I've lost most my strength, gained weight. But I didn't lose my mojo. I'll get back to where I

18 Jun 23 1 min read
Field Notes

16 years of clean and sober today

gm dots, I started using booze and drugs wen I was 15 to escape my childhood. It was horrible in our house. It got so bad I ran away, hitched a ride from the CO mountains to Southern California. I lived in a flop house in Anaheim. I couldn'

16 Apr 23 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Exercise Versus Diet for Weight Loss

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. This is another column in a series about obesity and how to lose weight, taken from Dr. Greger’s 2020 book “How Not to Diet.” People often say the reason they

14 Nov 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Celiac Disease and Related Conditions

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. CELIAC DISEASE:  Around 1 percent of Americans have celiac disease, many of whom go undiagnosed. Celiac is a genetic, autoimmune disorder caused by gluten, a protein in wheat, rye, and barley,

18 Oct 21 2 min read
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Get Your Flu Shot

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. INFLUENZA CAN CAUSE LOST WORK AND SCHOOL DAYS AND EVEN DEATH:  IT’S FLU SHOT TIME Vaccinations, including COVID and flu immunizations, are one of the shining success stories of modern

30 Sep 21 3 min read
Health care

Wear a mask, get the vaccine

Watch this 5 minute video from Catherine O'Neal, MD an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine specializing in Infectious Diseases and Chief Medical Officer at Lady Of The Lake Medical Center in Baton Rouge, LA. Then tell me why you know more than she does, why you're

08 Aug 21 1 min read
Field Notes

Begin the Dream Again

Early March I hurt my back skiing Spider bumps at "The Beav" Beaver Creek. I've skied Spider...a few thousand times. Some days Spider is all I skied. I know every turn. That day I was feelin' it. So I pushed it. Pushed too hard, missed a turn and hit a bump the wrong way, hurt my back.

18 Jun 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Cholesterol: We Need Some But Too Much Is Harmful

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Cholesterol is important in the formation of bile acids and steroid hormones, and is a component of cell membranes. It is synthesized by cells throughout the body, but particularly the liver.

17 Jun 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Broccoli for Autism?

Currently there are no medications that help autism. However, there is a group of plant foods that help: cruciferous vegetables, which include cabbage, kale, broccoli, cauliflower, Brussel’s sprouts, bok choy, arugula, collard greens, mustard greens, radish, turnip greens, and watercress.

07 Jun 21 2 min read
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Ketogenic (Keto) Diet, Good or Bad?

There are many other diets out there—such as the Paleo diet, Adkins diet, Mediterranean diet, and keto diet. All these diets result in short term weight loss. However, if you’re overweight want to lose weight, what’s best is a diet that ensures weight loss over the long term and improves health.

06 Jun 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

How Obesity Can be Passed to the Next Generation

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Since the 1970s, each generation of Americans has become more overweight than the previous generation. In his book “How Not to Diet, “ Dr. Greger summarized part of the cause for this

25 May 21 2 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Atrial Fibrillation Can be Serious

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Atrial fibrillation is caused by an abnormality in the heart’s electrical conduction system. It’s common-- around 9 percent of people 65 and over have it. To understand A fib,

25 Mar 21 3 min read
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Sleep Apnea Can Cause Serious Health Problems

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. Apnea means absence of breathing, and sleep apnea refers to when this happens during sleep. There are two types of sleep apnea:  obstructive and central. OBSTRUCTIVE SLEEP APNEA (OSA) is common

01 Feb 21 3 min read
Whole Food Plant Based

Ketogenic (“Keto”) Diet: Good or Bad?

Health column by Dr. Greg Feinsinger [https://gregfeinsingermd.com/]. Champion of Whole Food Plant Based Living and righteous person. The NIH (National Institutes of Health) recommends that doctors talk to their patients about plant-based nutrition. There are many other diets out there—such as the Paleo diet, Adkins diet, Mediterranean

25 Nov 20 3 min read
heyheyrenee

beyond pesticides

This is one of my first posts I wrote in March 2014 concerning the environment. I've edited the post to note broken links. It's an important piece, why we stopped using pesticides years ago. One of the big reasons why our planet is crumbling is the

14 Mar 12 1 min read