Show: Dr. House: Living with and Beyond Disability
Robert Pendergrast, MD, MPH
Key Food Choices for Diabetics and the Disabled
Research has shown that people with physical disability are less likely as a group to have adequate intake of fresh vegetables and fruit with high antioxidant capacity. The resulting deficiency can increase risk of cancers and other chronic disease. This segment will discuss a few specific foods that could easily help remedy this problem and significantly reduce risk of a variety of cancers.
Dr. Robert Pendergrast, M.D., MPH is a native of Atlanta, GA. He attended Furman University where he received a BA in Music. Dr. Pendergrast Graduated from Medical College of Georgia in 1983 and did his pediatrics residency and Fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS. He also attended graduate school at Johns Hopkins University. His book Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk with Foods You Love was a Finalist in the Indie Excellence National Book Awards competition in 2011. He blogs and publishes an e-zine at Holistic Medicine MD.com.
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