Question Everything-But the Wine!

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Way, way, way, back in the day when I was in medical school things seemed a bit easier because it seemed we knew so much. Those were times of simple truths. Among those was the universal principle that oxygen is good. Based on that unyielding truism, for decades when patients present with a heart attack…

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The Fat Fallacy

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In my upcoming book, The Fallacy of the Calorie: Why the Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us and How to Stop It, ( www.cardiochef.com) I address the inherent flaws in approaching the relationship between food and health from a purely quantitative approach. Germane to such a discussion, and covered in detail in the book, is…

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Talking Turkey

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Let’s talk about the turkey. There are a lot of different terms being thrown around out there when discussing the birds. Know the lingo so you don’t get a jive turkey. As I’ve discussed before, I am not a believer in mass-produced industrial factory farmed birds that grow up crammed into gobbler ghettos. I realize most…

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Opening a Canola of Worms

The other day I came across a situation which caused me great consternation. There was a discussion going on about the benefits and risks of using different oils for cooking and consumption. When the topic turned towards canola oil, an oil touted for its health benefits and endorsed by the American Heart Association (AHA), this…

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At Stranger Markets

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For this wandering pirate, the four winds seem to carry me on stranger tides. And the beauty of that, as Forrest Gump observed, is that you never know what you’re going to get. Recently I happened across an amazing discovery, a veritable fountain of youth: a market of health and wellness. So before you ask…

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New York, New York

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If you missed my guest appearance debut on CBS in NYC; enjoy!   If you want to read my original article that spawned this video, check out a copy here: Article Link  (http://www.ewellnessmag.com/article/travel-diet-destroyers-8-surprising-medical-facts-about-healthy-eating-on-the-go)

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Lifestyles, Deathstyles and Metallica

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“You live it or lie it; My lifestyle determines my deathstyle”-Metallica (Frantic)   I’ve always enjoyed the odd, angular wisdom of Metallica hidden like a crackerjack prize among the orchestrally arranged headbanging caramel covered nuggets of musical genius. It is the strange sort of hopeful wisdom ensconced in these lyrics. A wistful declaration that our…

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Calories and Health

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In my forthcoming book, “The Fallacy Of The Calorie: Why The Modern Western Diet Is Killing Us And How To Stop It (Koehler books, December 2014; Link to Amazon.com),” one of the issues I address is why the overriding determinant in a healthful approach to eating is the quality of the comestibles, not the quantity…

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Dr. Mike and The Experience Pros!

If you missed the great time I had yesterday on the radio with The Experience Pros in Denver, Co; listen in. I start at 1:09

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Examiner.com

Read the latest interview with Dr. Mike, here: Examiner.com

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