Friday, November 22, 2019
P  INEAPPLES, YOUR HEALTH & YOUR TASTE Pineapples are a great fruit.  They are part of Polynesian cuisine.  I myself love making pineapple rice with shrimp and paprika.  They are extremely refreshing and I love pineapple juice! But I bet...
one of the most important obligations of a physician is to treat pain adequately. Recently, the treatment of chronic pain has expanded into the primary care setting (Reid MC, 2002).  Many primary care physicians are unsure about how to...
                          Good source of potassium Everyone always says, eat your bananas to get your dose of potassium.  But do any of you know why potassium is so important? ...
M  y decision to go on the 2 week trial of a vegan diet started after I watched the “What the Health” documentary on Netflix.  A lot of case reports, meaning people who gave their experiences, showed that health benefits and...
Ilove strawberries! Their taste, their texture, their color.  Everything about a strawberry draws me in, but I bet you didn’t know these cool facts about this incredible berry. CLOTTING:       Recent research has shown that strawberries are not only full...
I  am Doctor Vero and these are a few things you should know about me. Aside from being a doctor, I have started this blog and youtube channel.  A little about me:  I am Colombian by heritage, but I was born...
I have a friend who lives in Switzerland and recently participated in the Geneva triathlon.  After congratulating him, he said he was very happy, especially because he did it on a purely vegan diet.  I was a bit shocked that...
In 2011, a mother lost custody of her 200lb 3rd grade son for medical neglect. When enrollment into “Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight” program was unsuccessful and his weight kept rising, authorities got involved.  The Department of Children and Family...
The World Health Organization estimates that about 235 million people worldwide suffer from asthma.  So you are definitely NOT alone if you are dealing with this yourself. Why have I decided to write about this? My mom has asthma, my...
I  It is widely known that the healthy eating has a major impact on the human health. What we put in our bowls and in our bodies can significantly contribute to our health. The food we eat can notably manipulate...
W hat’s the first thing you do in the morning? Grab a cup of coffee. You’re not alone! Millions of people around the globe depend on coffee to begin their day. Do you think they’ve done research on this? Yes!...
Are your joints getting stiffer? Is your back or neck pain troubling you? Are you struggling with an eating disorder or drug addiction? Do you face problems with concentration and decreased energy level? Are you battling anxiety, depression, fibromyalgia,...
H  How long do you sleep at night? Do you find it easy to fall asleep? Do you often stay up to watch movies? Most of us do not pay much attention to sleep, it's quality or quantity, but the...
T he western world is waking up to the powers and benefits of meditation. Today, you find yoga and meditation centers everywhere. The ancient oriental technique of concentration, controlling the mind, and thereby using its power is finding many takers...
My take on “What the Health” For those of you who haven’t seen it yet, watch it and let me know what it makes you think   - 5 - Documentary Point:  Chicken is not healthier than beef, it has almost the same...
Although evidence is just emerging, and therefore largely criticized, an article from the William and Medlock NEJM suggested that the increasing racial hostility and community level prejudice towards marginalized groups will adversely affect health.  This will only increase the...
November is over! But that doesn’t mean that Men’s health should stop being a priority.  I’ll be discussing a few things that men may or may not have or might even be afraid of having. This is the first...
Italked about the vegan diet, and intermittent fasting, So I thought today I’d dive into the ketogenic diet aka Keto diet review. There is a lot of hype surrounding this type of diet and there has been talk of...
Let’s talk about something I know we all love… SLEEP! 
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Flexibility and Balance Cardio and strength training This past week and got to see how you function well rested. But, it’s a brand new week! So here’s a brand new topic! We’ve already covered two types of exercises:✓ Cardio...
BUT WHICH ONE??? T he  choices are plenty.. so which one should you choose?  There is Olive oil or as one of my favorite Food Network ladies, says, “EVOO” – “Extra Virgin Olive Oil” – Rachel Ray a little Oil to...
Our caveman ancestors were built to move. To run, to lift heavy things and to stretch their bodies much like cats and dogs do.  We are beings of movement…but lately we are more inclined to be couch potatoes.  Today we...
Now that we’ve given you the basics on the benefits of exercise, the 3 different types of exercise you should engage in and the recommended amount of exercise you should do a week, why don’t we get a little...
Doctors constantly tell you to engage in more physical activity because it’s good for you. But why is it good? Do you know?  I’m going to give you a few reasons why regular exercise is so important to your health...
Food is everywhere, and I am sure many of you have heard the phrase “you are what you eat”.? I don’t like this phrase. It makes food the enemy. And food is your friend.✓ Today we will get into what “food...
What is cardio, strength training, what is flexibility training?                   Exercise Recommendations Our caveman ancestors were built to move. To run, to lift heavy things and to stretch their bodies much as cats and...
Baby don’t hurt me... kidding… HA! Really though... What is love? It's such a powerful emotion!  And it's not specific to just one thing or person. You feel it for your pets, your friends, your family, significant others, and yourself!...
I have been hearing so many things about apple cider vinegar (ACV) recently that I’ve decided to look into it myself.  Not knowing enough about something doesn’t deter me from sharing what I find... I look for excuses to jump...
w hen I started medical school, there are a few things I wish I had paid closer attention to.  We always say “in hind sight”… as if somehow what we know now would have changed the outcome of the “then”. ...
ICU was my 1stblock as an intern!  As someone who had been OUT of the hospital setting for almost 3 years... You can say I was.. oh I don’t know… TERRIFIED! I may have done an ICU/CCU elective when I was in...
I’m   about a 3 days away from starting Family Medicine Residency here in Alabama, so I’ve decided to write this post to help all of those who will be participating in the 2020 Match.  Participating in the 2020 Match means...
What can I do that count as strength training from home? strength training national benefits. The harm of skipping strength training. Fitness indicators. The healthy adolescent should be able to…. Okay! There was lots of awesome food info in last week’s video...
T he most popular sport in the USA! like as American Football About 1M high school, you wear. 70K collegiate and 2000 professional participants yearly. And yes, all physical activity is beneficial! And even team sports have beneficial effects on...
Being raised by a pilot turned realtor and an interior designer turned realtor... I was taught early on that it's always about LOCATION!                  TRAVELING  is NO DIFFERENT! I have had the privilege to...

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