Thursday, August 6, 2020

 Healthy Lifestyle – Healthy Fitness – Healthy Food 

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“Keep your apple above the weather”.

components of healthy lifestyleI created this blog to provide you with the knowledge and understanding that will guide you to living a healthier, happier lifestyle. 

I want my readers to learn how to take control of their own lives through better nutrition and lifestyle choices.

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First Year Family Medicine Resident  |  Life of a 1st year

Congrats! You've matched. What should you expect as First-Year Family Medicine Resident family medicine! Welcome to the best position in the world! You must...

Benefits of Cardio |  Exercise 30 Minutes a Day

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Health Benefits of Banana | Sources of Vitamin C

              GPotassiume of Potassium Everyone always says, Health Benefits of Banana eat your bananas to get potassium of potassium.  But...

Tips for a First Year | Family Medicine Resident

  Congratulations! You've graduated medical school and MATCHED into a Family Medicine Residency Program. You made it! You've worked hard, taken your exams, and broken...

What To Do While Social Distancing During COVID-19

As I was working in the ER, I honestly did not have enough time to truly evaluate how ‘social distancing’ affected people. Now that...

Is Coronavirus Media Affecting You?

  w I've been dealing with this new COVID-19 for a few months now, and the media is not holding back.???? They are reporting possible symptoms; age...

Benefits of Meditation and Yoga: Effects on our Mind

T the western world is waking up to the powers and benefits of meditation. Today, you find yoga and meditation centers everywhere. The ancient...

What the FLU is This?

It is still the flu season! I have been surrounded by flu for one entire month while on Urgent Care, so it is the...

Effects of Lack of Sleep

Let’s talk about something I know we all love… SLEEP! 

Dethroning the Coronavirus

F un fact on this royal virus. Corona means crown in Spanish. Huge hype right now, and people are kind of FREAKING OUT. But we need...

Shopping is My Cardio

This post is a bit different from my usual ones because I realized that daily life can't always be so rigid and information based. ...

An Iron Clad Diet

Last month, I posted a story about what I would be making for dinner. I made the "lame" excuse that I was going to...

Let’s talk Residency Interviews!

So you've submitted your application already! And now, you have an interview coming up, and you have NO IDEA how to prepare for it. What...

How to survive the ICU

ICU was my 1stblock as an intern!  As someone who had been OUT of the hospital setting for almost three years... You can say I...

Effects of Sleep Deprivation on Your Health

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...

Can Racial Hostility Affect Your Health?

Although evidence is just emerging, and therefore primarily criticized, an article from the William and Medlock NEJM suggested that the increasing racial hostility and...

Health Benefits of Yoga | Yoga for Mental & Physical Health

Are your joints getting stiffer? Is your back or neck pain troubling you? Are you struggling with an eating disorder or drug addiction? Do...

Health Benefits Of Green Vegetables

I  It is widely known that healthy eating has a significant impact on human health. What we put in our bowls and our bodies can...

We All Have Dreams

          ⭐️ We all have dreams. ⭐️ Even children have them. Dreams of becoming like mom or dad, of being a pilot/weatherman/doctor like my...

Applying to Residency Participating in the 2020 Match

I'm about 3 days away from starting the Family Medicine Residency here in Alabama, so I've decided to write this post to help all...

Erectile Dysfunction (ED): Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

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...

Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

I have heard so many things about apple cider vinegar (ACV) recently that I've decided to look into it myself.  Not knowing enough about something...

What is LOVE? Best Definition of Love

Baby, don't hurt me... kidding… HA! Though... What is love? It's such a powerful emotion!  And it's not specific to just one thing or person....

Effects of coffee on the Body: What’s Good What’s Bad?

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...

Intermittent Fasting Pros and Cons

Recently, I have been asked a lot about something called Intermittent fasting (IF).  I went straight to the research to look for the possible...

Greece Travel: My Love of Greece & The Beautiful Places

Being raised by a pilot turned realtor, and an interior designer became a realtor. I was taught early on that it's always about LOCATION!  ...

Medical School Tips for Med Students

When I started medical school, there are a few things I wish I had paid closer attention to.  We always say "in hindsight,"… as...

Benefits Flexibility and Balance

Flexibility 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...

Commercial Pilots and Health Concerns

Commercial Pilots and Health Concerns In today’s day and age, about 8 million people use planes on any given day.   More than 3 billion people...

2 Weeks of Exercise & Benefits

Our caveman ancestors were built to move. To run, to lift heavy things, and to stretch their bodies much as cats and dogs do. ...

Asthma Triggers: Causes Of Asthma Attacks

The World Health Organization estimates that about 235 million people worldwide have Asthma.  So you are NOT alone if you are dealing with this...

Benefits of Olive Oil and Sesame Oil in our Life

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...

Benefits of Regular Exercise You should Know

Doctors continuously tell you to engage in more physical activity because it's right for you. But why is it useful? Do you know?  I'm going...

American Football!

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....

Childhood Obesity in Florida

In 2011, a mother lost custody of her 200lb 3rd-grade son for medical neglect. When enrollment into the “Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight” program was unsuccessful,...

The Keto Diet Review for Weight Loss

I talked about the vegan diet, and intermittent fasting, So I thought today I'd dive into the ketogenic diet, aka Keto diet review. There...

Benefits of Strength Training for your Body

What can I do that counts as strength training from home? Strength training social benefits. The harm of skipping strength training. Fitness indicators. The healthy adolescent...

Osteoporosis | Causes, symptoms, treatment

Bones and Their Health Osteoporosis. As some of you may know if you follow me on Instagram (@doctor.vero), I recently volunteered at the West Kendall Health...

Health Benefits of Water

We're always being told we drink more water. It's right for you! Water and Its Benefits, Stay hydrated; it's right for you! But what...

Health Benefits of Pineapple

PINEAPPLES YOUR HEALTH & YOUR TASTE Pineapples are a great fruit.???? They are part of Polynesian cuisine. I love making pineapple rice with shrimp and paprika. ...

7 Benefits of Traveling: Why You Should Travel More in 2019

The Travel & Leisure tab is finally here!  A secret to a Healthy Life, traveling a secret to a healthy life And what better way to...

How often should you Wash your Sheets and Why?

D id you guys know that the average American waits about 25 days before changing their bedsheets? If you're single, you wait about 37 days, and...

Benefits of Eating Healthy Food

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...

Cardio Strength Training – Exercise Recommendations

What is cardio, strength training, what is flexibility training?                   Exercise Recommendations Our caveman ancestors were built to move....

Why Am I always Hungry even after Eating

Have you ever eaten everything in the fridge and somehow still crave another? It's happened to me! Ever so often, I get these pangs...

Cause of High Blood Pressure Hypertension

Recently the guidelines for diagnosing high blood pressure have been changed!  It used to be a blood pressure of 140/90 mmHg, and it has been...

Opioid Epidemic in Florida

one of the essential obligations of a physician is to treat pain adequately. Recently, the treatment of chronic pain has expanded into the primary...

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

With every going on in the world today, from natural disasters to human-made disasters, I thought I would give you guys a little info...

A Few Things You Should Know About Me

I  am a Doctor. Vero, and these are a few things you should know about me. Aside from being a doctor, I have started this...

2 Week Trial of a Vegan Diet  

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...

“What the Health” 7 Conclusions Part #1

I have a friend who lives in Switzerland and recently participated in the Geneva triathlon.  After congratulating him, he said he was pleased, mainly because...

Health Benefits of Strawberries

I love strawberries! Their taste, their texture, their color.  Everything about a fruit draws me in, but I bet you didn’t know these cold...

Rabies: What You Should Know

Rabies is a viral disease that is usually spread to humans by contact with infected animals.  The virus waits in the salivary glands of...

“What the Health” 7 Conclusions Part# 2

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...

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