Posts by DrRooke

Do you need a B12 supplement if you eat meat?

People who defend eating animal products as necessary for health have two swords, protein and Vitamin B12. We are getting...

USDA says don’t wash chicken before cooking, but is cooked bacteria good for you?

USDA says don’t wash chicken before cooking, but is cooked bacteria good for you?  Click to read post in the...

Should We All Be Vegetarians?

“Should we all be Vegetarian?” This was the title of an “invited commentary” that accompanied the recent article in the...

How to Reduce Hypertension Globally

Please check out my new blog post on hypertension in the Baltimore Post Examiner

Prevent heart attacks – unclog your arteries

One of my Facebook friends died from a heart attack last week. Although he was a virtual friend my sadness...

What is a Good Cook?

I recently gave a talk about lifestyle changes to prevent heart attacks and afterwards a pleasant man came up to...

Is a Vegetarian Diet the New Hand-washing Disease Prevention?

I recently read a medical journal article that reviewed the strong scientific evidence linking animal products – meat, chicken, fish,...

Remembering Nikolai Anichkov

Heart attacks and strokes are the most common causes of death worldwide, we think of them separately, but they are...