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Diet, Dots, and Doom

Poor diet is the leading cause of premature death in the United States, and an increasing portion of the world. These are not my words, but paraphrase one of the more jarring assertions among many in an Op-Ed in the New York Times this past week. It is a fact. 

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Holistic Approach to Healthy Living: 9 Key Ingredients

If you are like most people today you are juggling a whole lot of balls in the air at once! You are probably tired, ticked-off at times, and down-right frustrated with the fact that you are not feeling happy and healthy, and perhaps heavier than you would like to be. So what is the answer?

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Benefits of Eating Healthy Food in the Summer

Summertime fruits are key foods to a healthy lifestyle. A healthy lifestyle is the key to longevity, optimum weight, abundant energy and balance. By using fresh fruit to satisfy our taste for sweetness, we can easily leave behind the use of processed and refined sweeteners.

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Sickcare as a Service

What is a business model? There are many types of business models for companies in the business of medicine. In fact, not having a VAST business model is one of the top reasons why your business will fail.

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8 Tips to Improve your Health & Oxygen Intake

You may not have thought about this, but oxygen is in fact our most important nutrient! We can live weeks to months without food, days without water, but only minutes without air! So it’s worth learning more about how to improve the air we breathe!

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Nutrition in Every EHR? If Only We Could

In a blunt, bracing, compelling commentary in the New York Times, the Dean of the Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and a former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture characterize diet accurately as the leading cause of premature mortality in our culture. What should be nourishing us and sustaining us, what should be fuelling our vitality and building the robust bodies of our growing children- is instead killing far too many of us.

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Keto, Balance, and the Weight of the World

A colleague asked me if I thought a recent article in the New York Times on the health effects of the ketogenic diet by Anahad O’Connor was balanced. In a superficial sense, the answer might have been “yes.” Mr. O’Connor considered pros and cons, noted opposing views by relevant experts, cited some salient concerns, and acknowledged the absence of much relevant evidence- notably, longer term effects.