Running on Low-Carb

This past year I trained for The Boston Marathon. To train for any marathon, you have to train mentally and physically, but training for The Boston Marathon-that’s another level of training mentally. It’s not something you just say you are going to do and do it. It takes determination, motivation, and commitment before any kind […]

Does Vitamin D prevent Diabetes?

A recent journal article published results of a 12 year study that showed low levels of Vitamin D correlated with higher risk of developing Type 2 diabetes.  There was some association with pre-diabetes also but it was not statistically significant. Causality was not shown, just correlation.  So why did these individuals have low Vitamin D […]

Congress can act allow easier use of HSAs for DPC

Here’s a copy of a letter published by American Association of Physicians and Surgeons Executive Director Jane Orient, MD and sent to Congress expressing support in expanding the use of Health Savings Accounts (HSAs) within Direct Primary Care programs. You can add your support to this letter here. Dear Chairman Hatch, Ranking Member Wyden, and […]

How the keto diet and intermittent fasting boost sports peformance – Business Insider

For athletic performance, eating a keto or high-fat diet to become a better fat-burner might help people recover more quickly and perform at a higher level. — Read on www.businessinsider.com/keto-diet-intermittent-fasting-works-for-sports-peformance-2018-4 Low carb, high fat nutrition (LCHF) helps with so many areas of our life and health from reversing diabetes to improving athletic performance. Find out […]

What should Direct Primary Care cost?

A recent article about the University of Michigan’s new retainer based healthcare program highlights the differences in Direct Primary Care programs across the country.  There are similarities and differences with U of M’s program in comparison to Trinity Direct Primary Care.  For instance, both offer office visits that include longer appointments where 30-60 minutes is […]

Iron by Dr. Andrew Smith

 “Goldilocks was hungry.  She tasted the porridge from the first bowl. ‘This porridge is too hot!’ she exclaimed. So, she tasted the porridge from the second bowl. ‘This porridge is too cold,’ she said.  So, she tasted the last bowl of porridge. ‘Ahhh, this porridge is just right,’ she said happily and she ate it […]

Mindful Eating

Do you ever find yourself sitting on the couch, snacking on chips or popcorn and before you know it, you’ve eaten the entire bag without realizing it? Do you ever find yourself so hungry that you eat not one portion, but two or even three portions of a meal until you feel overly full? Do […]