Aug 12, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Basd Wellness Podcast Episode 85 with Dr. Joel Kahn

You do not have to suffer from lifestyle diseases such as cardiovascular disease.  That includes hypertension, coronary artery disease, stroke and peripheral vascular disease.  I had the pleasure of speaking with Dr. Joel Kahn.  He is an interventionally trained cardiologist that has transitioned his practice to one emphasizing a vegan diet as a means to reverse and prevent cardiovascular disease.  He is outspoken on the need for hospitals to correct their disease promoting practice of serving unhealthy food to patients and their visitors.  He practices what he preaches having raised his children vegan and has now partnered with his son to start a vegan heart healthy restaruant in the greater Detroit area called GreenSpace Cafe.  Check the menu out on their website GreenSpacecafe.com.  Dr. Kahn's practice website is drjoelkahn.com.  He is on Twitter @drkahn.  He is a part of a vegan heart healthy support group at PBNSG.org.  He is book is The Whole Heart Solution: Halt Heart Disease Now with the best Alternative and Traditional Medicine.  It is a great read.  He also has an upcoming movie on PBS called The Hearty Plate which will be released locally in the near future.  Enjoy this dynamic interview wth Dr. Kahn.  Email me at jamidulaney@gmai.com or check out my website at doctordulaney.com.  

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Aug 5, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 84-Cindy Sweeley is Plant Strong Tackling Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the white matter of the brain and spinal chord in young to middle age people.  The conventional treatment has the potential for significant side effects and has a variable success.  Cindy Sweeley developed multiple sclerosis at age 42 and took the conventional treatment at first.  She then stopped after being free of symptoms while plant based.  She educated herself on the merits of plant based nutrition and gave it a go.  Now she would like to share her story and success with others.  She has started a business called Vegan Cravin and has completed the ecornell T. Colin Campbell course on plant based nutrition.  Enjoy our chat.  Also check out John McDougall's review of a low fat plant based approach to the treatment of multiple sclerosis. He interviews Roy Swank MD the former head of neurology at Oregon Health and Science on his successful approach to treating patients with MS with a whole food plant based diet.    Eliminating animal proteins especially dairy will allow the body to heal itself with the addition of whole foods plant based low fat nutrition.  Contact me with questions at jamidulaney@gmail.com.  Visit my website at doctordulaney.com and check out what I am having for dinner on Instagram at Jaimeladulaney.   Thanks for listening. 

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Jul 28, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 83- A Vegan Wedding

Welcome to our plant based wedding.   I recently celebrated the marriage of my daughter Addie Dulaney to Nathan Majnaric.  It was a perfect day celebrating with wonderful friends and family.   We were truely blessed.  Addie and Nathan decided that they would like to have the food be plant based but to do it in such a way that introduced our omnivore friends and family to great plant based food without really annoucing it.  I am pleased to tell you that it was a huge success.   Even a former defensive lineman and strength coach was pleased and intrigued.  

We also talk a little on lipids and the Lp(a) factor in cardiovascular disease.  By eating a whole foods plant based diet the LDL declines and therefore the Lp(a) has nothing to bind with so the damage is mitigated.   Bottom line eat a whole foods plant basded diet and remain active and positive.  Email me at jamidulaney@gmail.com and visit the website at doctordulaney.com.  
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Jul 9, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 82 with Boyd Myers

I would like to welcome Dr. Boyd Myers to the podcast.  He is a  Family Physician who has adopted  plant based nutrition as a lifestyle and is now interested in spreading the word to other physicians and anyone else willing to hear his story.   His immediate reaction was that eating plant based will be too hard to pull off.  Not uncommonly, a patient following the Pritikin diet was his inspirtation and supporter.  You will get a glimpse into the thoughts of a Family Practictioner on patient relationships and the practice of medicine.  You will hear his kindness and empathy as well as his desire to imporve the lives of those around him.  I believe people like Dr. Myers will help spread the word to the physician community that there is a kinder more gentle approach to medicine that will help the patient and the physician achieve a better life.  Contact me at jamidulaney@gmail.com with questions and visit doctordulaney.com for more information about upcoming classes and the newsletter.   

Enjoy the journey. 
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Jul 1, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 81-Happy 4th of July

Happy Birthday America.  Hope you all have a great healthy and safe holiday.  I also hope you are doing some plant based foods for your holiday celebrations.   It is great to celebrate with friends and get healthy at the same time.  Today I will speak about the benefits of beans in the diet as well as spices that have anti cancer benefits.  I will share my successes in the office as well as some challenges.   I have been doing more speaking and it has been wonderful to meet people eager to learn about plant based nutrition and also surprise some that were not expecting to hear about the benefits of plants.   I hope you enjoy and by all means feel free to email me at jamidulaney@gmail.com or check out my website at doctordulaney.com

Be safe and healthy and by all means PLANT STRONG!
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Jun 24, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Welness Podcast-Episode 81 with Jim Gray

Run 100 kilometers on a plant based diet ?  Yes that is what Jim Gray does.  And he runs without migraines that he used to get eating the Standard American Diet.   No fancy food just plants.  Watermelon, dates and bananas to run long.  No protein shakes or pizzas with cheese.   No hypertension anymore either after taking BP pills for decades.  Teenage kids are no problem in Jim's house when it comes to plant based nutrition.  What more can a parent do to assure healthy children.  Amazing.  Enjoy my interview with Jim Gray, an everyday inspiration.  

Email me at Jamidulaney@gmail.com  with questions and visit my website at doctordulaney.com.  Ask me a question or let me know if you would be interested in a plant based forum or perhaps a weekend in Florida learning plant based nutrition.  
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Jun 17, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 80-Sharing the message with Academy of Family Practiioners

I had the opportunity to speak at the South Carolina Academy of Family Practice in Hilton Head, South Carolina last weekend.  There were some plant based doctors that were happy to be supported.  The others were very receptive to the concept of food as medicine.   At least they were receptive to food could be the reason for disease.  I believe we as physicians  need to reclaim our role in the community as teachers of health and wellness as opposed to pusher of the latest pharmaceutical discovery.  By educatng we can empower people to take control of their health which makes us all feel good.  No brainer.  

If you have not tried the Happy Cow app do so.   We have found some amazing plant based food and have met some really interesting people.   Plant based restarants tend to be happy places.   Do not settle because you are traveling.   
I am very happy to share some of my success stories and I have told those patients and they are quite happy to be mentioned.  
If you have a story or question email me at jamidulaney@gmail.com.  Check the website out at doctordulaney.com   Thanks for listening. 
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Jun 10, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellness Podcast Episode 79- Sharing some of my stories

I am an endurance athlete.  Not an Olympian or a "contender".  A middle of the pack marathon runner and triathlete.  That does not mean I do not have the desire to improve or become faster.  Nor does it mean I use age as an excuse.  To the contrary I need to push to stay ahead of that downhill curve people say is coming.  Not yet.  I think it is like everything else we set goal that we do not alway achieve but that does not make them unworthy of the effort.   The same goes for nutrtiion.  Try to make each day a little better. 

I am still trying to make my medical practice better.   Does practice make perfect?  Probably not.  But I am still enjoying the ride thanks to the benefits of teaching patients about a whole foods plant based diet.   This weekend I have the opportunity to speak at a family medicine conference.  I hope to share my success with them and help them to start adding nutrition to their therapy and maybe even the first line of therapy.  Email me at jamidulaney@gmail.com or doctordulaney.com  Thanks for listening. 
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Jun 3, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellnes Podcast Episode 78-Junk Food to Health Food

It really is not that easy.  If it were more people would be plant based.  There are certainly obstacles and some may live in the same household.  Be brave.  Choose  health.  Stay strong.  I enjoy every plant strong meal.  Not only because they are nutrient dense but because they taste good.  Experiment maybe one time per week and keep the good recipes that your family enjoy.  Try a new vegetable or fruit each week.  Check out Instagram for some healthy meals.  The winner this week for me was eggplant bacon.  I never really cared for pork bacon but this has a really good flavor.   

Exercise is not going to cure you but it will add to your overall health by making your bones stronger and your body more efficient and flexible.  Don't accept loosing mobility as a part of aging.   I recently did a yoga class on the beach and the instructor appeared at least in her sixties but her mobility was more in her twenties.  Set goals and go for them.  Don't settle.  You probably will not become the perfect plant strong vegan overnight but a step in the right direction each day adds up.  
Email me at Jamidulaney@gmail.com or check out the website at doctordulaney.com.  I would love the opportunity to help.  
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May 27, 2016

Jami Dulaney MD Plant Based Wellnes Podcast Episode 77-Salute to the Military

Welcome to episode 77!.  Just me this episode.  It is Memorial Day Weekend.  A time to honor the fallen and remember their sacrafice for us.  It is also a time of gathering friends and neighbors for cookouts.   That means grilling for the masses.   And a scary time to be plant based, potentially.  But fear not there are plant based salads that would turn a carnivores head and Riblets!  Seitan riblets on the grill and veges on the grill.  Corn in the husk with red pepper sauce for dipping.   Giant fruit salads.  The best of both worlds.  Eating til full but not feeling poorly because of the nutrient density of the food.  I give you some insight to day one of my nutrition class and we discuss some dishes I have been enjoying.   Contact me with questions at jamidulaney@gmail.com or doctordulaney.com.  

Enjoy!
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