Healthy Strategies For Eating Out, Let’s Be Honest

I wrote this post a few weeks ago and boy do I need this advice myself. STAT! I’m celebrating my 32nd wedding anniversary in Hawaii and there are ample opportunities to eat out. I have a small galley kitchen where I can prepare simple meals but it’s soooooo easy to go out to eat. In…

Can you eat out every day and stay healthy? Let’s be Honest

  Let’s be honest, cooking and eating at home will always be healthier than eating out, unless you are eating at a Canyon Ranch Spa under strict supervision. Restaurant food is higher in fat, sodium, carbohydrates and portion sizes because they are catering to the Standard American Diet (SAD). When 60% of U.S. Adults are…

10 Things That No One Has Time For – Let’s Be Honest

I’m not buying your excuse that you don’t have time to exercise. Find a way to move every day. You don’t have to join a gym. Take a walk on the wild side. And bring a friend.   Here are a few examples of things you really don’t have time for.

Wine and Women, Let’s Be Honest

“How much alcohol do you drink?” “Doc, I’m just here for my annual gyno exam. Why do you care how much I drink?” I care about alcohol use for the same reason that I care if you smoke. Everyone knows that smoking is addictive and dangerous to your health yet alcohol consumption has become so…

Pets Lower Your Blood Pressure

My dorky Lhasa-poo taking a selfie lying down after a hard day of doing absolutely nothing. It’s exhausting being a dog! Did you know that loving a pet lowers your blood pressure? Pet owners tend to live longer than non-pet owners and they have less depression and anxiety. And that folks is how I turn…

Racy Summer Beach Read

Is sex with a Hologram safe? I seriously get asked this all the time. Ok, I’m not serious but maybe it is the future of safe sex. I do get asked about sex all the time so I think that makes me qualified to review a sexy book. Virtually sexy Hologram Samantha learns the dangers…

Women and Weight, Let’s Be Honest

Let’s be honest. By way of a true confession, I indulged in this American Food Fiasco recently.   My excuse was that  I was with my family and we were drowning our mutual grief in grease and carbs.  The company and sympathy were most welcome but the caloric disaster and stomach ache that followed were…

Food Confusion

“What should I eat, Doc, to lose weight, reduce disease, avoid diabetes, reduce heart disease, and stay healthy?” Every day I speak to women who are profoundly confused by the “expert” diet advice being promoted every time they turn around. Should I be a Paleo, a primate, a vegan, a vegetarian, a lacto-ovo-pescetarian or a…

The Caribbean cooking post that wasn’t

The Caribbean cooking post that never got off the ground I was all prepared to write a colorful Caribbean, cooking in a miniature kitchen with fresh local produce while living on a sailboat post, but instead you must hear about my two days in the hospital. And no I do not expect you to feel…

Yes: Contraceptive Care IS Preventive Care

Originally posted on acogpresident:
Dr. Jeanne Conry speaks at the #NotMyBossBusiness rally on the Supreme Court steps on March 25. I had the unique opportunity to stand on the Supreme Court steps this morning and share my experience as an ob-gyn, and the experiences of my patients back home in California, as the Court hears…