Rock-Paper-Scissors

In the game of Rock-Paper-Scissors each choice has the possibility of winning.  In the pursuit of health, patients often want to play a similar game of Diet-Exercise-Medication. Patients, one of which I am known to be from time to time, like to eat.  They like to eat...

The luxury of obesity

Ever thought about the fact that some people always assume that other people who are overweight are worse off than someone who isn’t? Have you ever thought that yourself? I hear from patients all day long about how they feel okay about their health even when...

The end comes from the beginning

Being board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and working in a full spectrum primary care practice I get to see all types of people every day. Yesterday, for instance, I took care of a two week old and then went across the hall to care for a 99 year old. I...

If diabetes is a problem of too much sugar….

Check out this piece on getting to work helping patients instead is sitting around acting like no one knows what to do. What to do if my foot caught fire Remember that simple isn’t always easy and hard isn’t always complicated. Come see our Nutrition and...

Insulin: MVP of hormones

Here’s another great article from Dr Peter Attia describing the various actions and functions of insulin. It describes so much of what we teach in our nutritional counseling visits. Our version doesn’t require a biochemistry or physics degree to understand...