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Cardiovscular Surgeon, Author, Blogger
Cardiovscular Surgeon, Author, Blogger

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SNACKING IS NOT HEALTHY or NORMAL !!!
People over 50 will remember very clearly our mothers saying "Don't eat between meals, It will spoil your apetite" How true. Snacking is a myth that the "Snack Industry" has invented. This myth has been further established by so-called dieticians and nutrit...
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Middle Age Nutrition - It's not just about weight !
A healthy diet is a given, but does this "ideal" diet change over time. The short answer is yes. The ideal diet of a child, adolescent, grown-up and that of a middle aged person actually differ drasticaly. So, one diet does not fit all ! İn childhood and ad...
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Go "Nuts" for Nuts !
Typicaly, nuts are not thought of as food. Nuts are usually considered as something of a novelty you consume with a drink at a bar or on an airplane flight. The fact is; Nuts have been part of our natural diet for hundreds of thousand years. In fact our "hu...
Go "Nuts" for Nuts !
Go "Nuts" for Nuts !
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The "King" of Vegetables : Broccoli !
In my article on "middle age nutrition" I mentioned that broccoli is a very special vegetable and is in a category of it's own. All vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins, minerals and more importantly "phytochemical" molecules that possess a wide v...
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The "True" Facts about Coronary Heart Disease
Coronary heart disease  (CHD)  is a disease in which a fatty substance called “plaque” builds up inside the coronary arteries. This process is called  “atherosclerosis”  and is the pathology that leads to heart attacks and strokes. CHD is predominantly a di...
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Middle Age Nutrition - It's not just about weight !
A healthy diet is a given, but does this "ideal" diet change over time. The short answer is yes. The ideal diet of a child, adolescent, grown-up and that of a middle aged person actually differ drasticaly. So, one diet does not fit all ! İn childhood and ad...
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Midlife Crisis; Fact or Myth ?
A Google search on  “midlife”  will give over 6 million results, 99 percent of them pertaining to the  “midlife crisis” . Somehow midlife has become synonomous with a crisis! What is a “midlife crisis”? Does every middle aged person have a crisis at that ti...
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Welcome to Middle Age
The World Health Organization (WHO) describes “middle age” as the time period between 45 and 59. So are we young at 44 and middle aged at 46, are we middle aged at 58 and suddenly old at 60 !? I prefer to describe middle age as 45 to 65 ( I also reserve the...
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