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Airport Food: Trying to Eat Health?

Airport Food: Trying to Eat Health?

So as I sit here for an evening flight to Minneapolis, I realize that because of the flight delay, I’m going to have to force myself to eat something at the airport. My original plan was to tough it through the flights with nothing more than water, and eat something on the healthier side once […]

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Salad for Breakfast: Really? Another Twist to Try

Salad for Breakfast: Really? Another Twist to Try

Over the years, I have written about the benefits of eating salad for breakfast. Usually, this is received with an assortment of facial expressions, and the obligatory polite statement that they would “give it a try”. To date, numerous colleagues and patients have admitted that they’ve made salad for breakfast. Others frown. Despite this, I […]

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Liver Transplant Houston: Is There a Special Diet to Follow?

A common question I am asked daily is in regard to “what kind of diet do I need to be on while waiting for my liver transplant?”. There is a great deal of misunderstanding surrounding this, that it deserves a few simple comments. The simple answer is that there is no special diet you have […]

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31 Day of Wellness 2013: Start with Brussels Sprouts

Every January, we post the 31 Days of Wellness, with entries from myself and my good friend, Chuck Garcia. Together, with additional bloggers, we present an outline for the year, to get you started on a path to health and wellness. The simplest way to think of the next 31 days is consider the following […]

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Dr. Joe Galati and Your Health First: Behind the Scenes

For the past eight years, I have been producing and hosting “Your Health First“, on Clear Channel’s 740 KTRH. It is a great pleasure for me to discuss health and wellness topics with all of our listeners. We recently used a GoPro HD Hero video camera to record the program. There are plans to place […]

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Is there a Special Diet for Hepatitis C?

In this video, Dr. Galati explains the commonly asked question about “special diets for hepatitis C”, or for that matter, any form of liver disease.  

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Dr. Galati Talks Fruit and Veggies: Podcast From Your Health First Radio Program

This week I will be talking about the need to increase the intake of fruits and vegetables. September is National Fruit and Veggie Awareness Month. Listen and be a better consumer of these vital super foods. Let me know what your favorite fruit is. Listen here.

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Thirty-One Days of Wellness: A Recap of the Month

During the month of January, Chuck Garcia and I posted 31 entries to reflect a broad range of topics related to health and wellness – topics that you can review for the entire year. To make them easily accessible, I have re-posted them on a single blog entry. Enjoy them again, and share them with […]

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Eat Salad for Breakfast: Recommendations for a Better Breakfast Experience

Eat Salad for Breakfast: Recommendations for a Better Breakfast Experience

                                    This past week on Your Health First, I discussed why it’s a good idea to think about eating salad for breakfast. Listen to the podcast┬áhere. Let me know what you think.

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January 13: A Low Salt Diet-Simple Step to Improve Health

January 13: A Low Salt Diet-Simple Step to Improve Health

If there is one item to include in your quest for wellness, it is to assume a diet low in sodium. Every day, patients ask for the contents of a low salt diet. They have an idea, but never quite get it right. On questioning, the average adult and their family is consuming well over […]

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