On my way to work, at 5:30 this morning, I again thought about the wonderful man who came to me for surgery. He had diabetes, hypertension, sleep apnea, and high lipids, all of which means he was at high risk for heart attack. He was only in his forties, and a father of young children….

A few days ago I was out of town at conference. I was exhausted and had a craving to eat beef and French fries. I thought to myself that I have to find a way to say , “No”. So I took myself to a salad bar. I looked for food that was fresh, steamed,…

I lost 7 pounds in the last two weeks and I’ve become a potato-eater. I’m eating all kinds of potatoes: sweet potatoes, white potatoes, red potatoes and yams. Even for breakfast I often have a sweet potato.  For lunch and dinner I’m also trying to have some kind of a potato. Contrary to most people’s…

Yesterday was a pretty good day for me – I had my usual sweet potato for breakfast and added a black cherry yogurt. It probably would have been healthier to have a plain yogurt and just add some berries or fruit, but I really enjoyed the black cherry flavoring. For lunch it was just easier…

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