Lady Docs Corner Cafe Blog

Marsha Seidelman, M.D.

A plank position

Your Core Is Your Strength

February 18, 2023

Think of your core as the strength and balance center of your body.  Weakness in this area is a common cause of low back pain and a tendency to fall.…

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Pick a number … any number

December 29, 2022

At the end of the day, regardless of what else you consume, fiber-containing foods can help you and your microbiome move toward a healthy balance. Only plant-based foods contain fiber…

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A bowl of leafy vegetables

Musings on Spinach

December 6, 2022

We’ve each got our ‘things’ right?  I’ve wondered for a while, whenever I’ve prepared spinach, “What is a ‘serving’ of spinach?”  Is it the amount that covers a salad plate?…

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A National Focus on Food as Medicine

October 2, 2022

On Wednesday, September 28th, 2022, at the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health, President Biden introduced a national strategy that recognizes the critical role that nutrition plays in…

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Unconscious Bias – in medicine and in life

August 22, 2022

When physicians in Maryland renew our medical licenses, we need at least 50 hours of continuing education.  Previously, in internal medicine, there were no specific topics to cover.  For our…

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COVID update for 2022

January 7, 2022

I hope you’re doing well and staying safe during this fourth COVID wave, attributable to the omicron variant.   The virus is not typed on any regular basis, but with…

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Marinated Baked Tempeh

November 16, 2021

ADAPTED FROM LOVE AND LEMONS Adapted from This is a unique way of preparing tempeh, steaming it first, so it absorbs the marinade and is moist and tasty.  And…

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Zooming with Chef AJ

November 12, 2021

Chef AJ is a chef and culinary instructor who been strictly plant-based for decades.  She hosts a YouTube channel that has over 200,000 followers.  Several months ago, Dr. Nathan was…

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Amazing No-Fail Power Bars

October 27, 2021

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve substituted ingredients in this recipe. No quinoa? No problem – use dry rolled oats right out of your breakfast container, or…

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Butternut Squash Soup – Afghan Style

October 15, 2021

We had a virtual blast preparing this soup as part of KindSoups efforts to deliver food to those in need.  Each week for the past year, we’ve been cooking together via Zoom,…

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