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19/Sep/2018

It has been confirmed in many long term studies that regular and high amounts of Red meat consumption is associated with increased risk of Cardiovascular disease and colon cancer . Thus there is a big need to change eating patterns and replacement with other healthy protein sources. It has been made clear that a major contributor to health problems and thus high cost healthcare in the USA is related to poor nutrition and unhealthy national choices which would further perpetuate a vicious cycle of poor nutrition and adverse health outcome which leads to enormous preventable waste of US healthcare dollars spent! One good example is the association of high Red Meat consumption and increased mortality.


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19/Sep/2018

Coffee is a global beverage with millions of metric tonnes consumed annually, half of which is consumed here in the US. Most type used in the world is seeds of ( Coffee Arabica). Coffee has very interesting history as the effect of wild coffee berries on goats in ( Abyssinia , currently Ethiopia was first observed in 850 AD. Then by the 15th Century was introduced in Yemen, then spread in the 16th Century to Turkey during the Ottman Empire , Egypt, North Africa, India, West Africa, Italy and rest of Europe then to the new land ( America) rest of the World


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19/Sep/2018

Depression is number one Disability in the US affecting 15 million Americans and 350 Millions world wide. Depression is an emotional disorder accompanied by physiological symptoms of mood disturbance, feeling sad, not enjoying life or with physical symptoms such as tiredness, sleep disturbance, weight gain, loss of energy or interest in life. Depression is caused by major stress due to loss of loved ones, divorce, serious illness, loss of job, loss of house following Hurricane, storm , flood , fire or being taken away by the bank!


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19/Sep/2018

Our unhealthy Healthcare system is getting now new and aggressive players as American sickness is becoming a huge Multi-Trillion Dollar Business. Now Amazon is going into Healthcare in direct competition with CVS and Walgreen. Also Walmart and Uber are moving in. Walmart has closed 154 stores in the United States as its sales were adversely affected by Amazon online shopping from home!


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19/Sep/2018

For more than three decades, I have been treating patients with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD), which is affecting millions of people in the United States and around the world. This groundbreaking trial, recently published in Lancet known as the ORBITA trial, was all over the news giving similar outcome between optimal medical therapy and angioplasty stenting (PCI) for people with single vessel CAD.


Adel M. Eldin MD, FACC, FACP
Internal Medicine
Wellness and Preventive Cardiology

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