Photo Friday: “Just Focus on Being Excellent” (The 20th Century was a long time ago and it’s not coming back)

Photo Friday: "Just Focus on Being Excellent" (The 20th Century was a long time ago and it's not coming back)

This week’s photos were taken in Washington, DC USA (Of course) at a special event featuring CNN’s Don Lemon (@DonLemon), quoted in the title, at the @Newseum, and attended by the leadership and volunteers of @CapitalPrideDC @DCTransPride365. The occasion was a great one to celebrate and have gratitude for the fact that (a) we’re here …

Photo Friday: Glenstone, Potomac, MD, USA

Photo Friday: Glenstone, Potomac, MD, USA

This week’s photographs were taken at Glenstone, a whimsical and biophilic place not far from Washington, DC, as well as a photographic cornucopia. There are also very powerful sights and sounds that photography cannot convey. We’re grateful for the gift that this museum is to our community. Enjoy. Glenstone is a place that seamlessly integrates …

Photo Friday: Real or Artificial Meat, NOVA Group 1 (Unprocessed), NOVA Group 4 (Ultra-processed), and the USDA Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

Photo Friday: Real or Artificial Meat,  NOVA Group 1 (Unprocessed), NOVA Group 4 (Ultra-processed), and the USDA Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard

We’re now in the era of diabetes reversal, why don’t more doctors know? This week’s photos were taken in Washington, DC (of course), with curiosity about what different food products look like in reality. See if you can guess which is real or not. The answer is below, along with more info about ingredients, NOVA …

Photo Friday: We’re now in the era of Diabetes Reversal, Why Don’t More Doctors Know?

Photo Friday: We’re now in the era of Diabetes Reversal, Why Don’t More Doctors Know?

This week’s photo was taken during experimentation with macro lenses and food photography. I encounter so many physicians who have never heard the term “diabetes reversal” or have misconceptions and misunderstandings about therapeutic nutrition. Tip A low-carbohydrate diet includes carbohydrates And plants And plants pre-digested by ruminants View this post on Instagram We’re now in …

Photo Friday: Beef Brisket, Brussels Sprouts and GWP*: in search of my/the Sustainable Diet

Photo Friday: Beef Brisket, Brussels Sprouts and GWP*: in search of my/the Sustainable Diet

Climate change is a threat to human health. This week’s photograph was taken in Washington, DC (of course). The photograph below is the impact on my blood sugar levels of this glycemic index 0 meal (I skipped the sauce) What is the/my Sustainable Diet? I don’t have an answer to this question. And, I would …

Photo Friday: The One Thing I Know for Sure after the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Public Meeting

Photo Friday: The One Thing I Know for Sure after the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Public Meeting

…is that I can be in a normoglycemic state all day through diet. This photograph was taken in Washington, DC (of course), while sitting with physicians from the future, following the second public meeting of the US Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee. I happened to be sitting next to Georgia Ede, MD (@GeorgiaEdeMD), who is an/the …

Photo Friday: USDA Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Public Comments Meeting, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: USDA Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Public Comments Meeting, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photos were taken in Washington, DC (of course), at the second public meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, held at the US Department of Agriculture (@USDA). I was impressed with the passion and interest of clinicians across the diet diplomacy spectrum who came to Washington to share their experience and some science. …

Photo Friday/Recipe: Broccoli and Bacon Stir Fry – Plants, an ideal vehicle for fat

Photo Friday/Recipe: Broccoli and Bacon Stir Fry - Plants, an ideal vehicle for fat

This week’s Photo Friday is also a recipe, for Broccoli and Bacon stir fry. This one is pretty easy and there are multiple versions of it online, I chose this version to share: See: Broccoli and Bacon Stir Fry Recipe – Todd Porter and Diane Cu | Food & Wine I would omit the worcestershire …

Photo Friday: Finding the real Mediterranean Diet, Tel Aviv, Israel

Photo Friday: Finding the real Mediterranean Diet, Tel Aviv, Israel

This week’s photos were taken in Tel Aviv, Israel, which, incidentally is where I discovered low carbohydrate nutrition and concepts of metabolic health. I continued my exploration, including the finding that what is now the so-called “Mediterranean Diet” actually is a creation of American scientists, not an actual eating pattern in the wild. See: Is …

Photos Friday: The Vessel and The Stonewall Inn, New York City, NY USA

Photos Friday: The Vessel and The Stonewall Inn, New York City, NY USA

I’m allowing this week’s Photo Friday to not be about Washington, DC. It’s a special occasion 🙂 . Above and below are The Vessel Sculpture in New York City, as well as photographs from the iconic Stonewall Inn. It’s not what you preach, it’s what you tolerate. We thank our ancestors for being intolerant. Enjoy …

Photo Friday: Eaton Workshop, Host for 2019 Capital TransPride, My 7th – As predicted, the future arrived

Photo Friday: Eaton Workshop, Host for 2019 Capital TransPride, My 7th - As predicted, the future arrived

This week’s photograph was taken in front of the beautiful Eaton Workshop (@EatonWorkshop), hosting Washington, DC’s Capital TransPride (@DCTransPride365), the 7th one I have attended. Amazingly (and accurately), I predicted this future 6 years ago: See: Celebrating Transgender Pride, our nation’s capital, and our community health, May 18 2013 – Ted Eytan, MD I took …

Photo Friday: National Physicians Week – We Came to Produce Health (and help the 🌎 learn to ❤️ better)

Photo Friday: National Physicians Week - We Came to Produce Health (and help the 🌎 learn to ❤️ better)

I asked the group above to be in my National Physicians Week, National Doctors Day photo, because I believe doctors exist to help human beings produce health, which helps them and us, change the world, or as I like to say, help the 🌎 learn to ❤️ better. This week, I also learned that fellow …

Video Friday: Life is a beautiful one of these – Rehoboth Beach, DE via Drone

Video Friday: Life is a beautiful one of these - Rehoboth Beach, DE via Drone

I am doing video very sparingly (I’m more of a still photo person). There are also very few places in the United States where it’s legal to fly a drone. Rehoboth Beach, DE is one of them, and a beautiful one. Enjoy the video, and some stills below. Music credit: Drift by Scott Buckley – …

Photo Friday: Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat Spiced Walnut Cookies, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Low Carbohydrate Healthy Fat Spiced Walnut Cookies, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is also this week’s recipe. Like the others on this blog, these cookies contain: No added sugar No refined grains No vegetable oils Trying to set the universe right with too many diabetogenic recipes masquerading as healthy 🙂 . The Recipe Link below to the recipe; no endorsement implied, always a good …

Photo Friday: Women from the future, making history

Photo Friday: Women from the future, making history

This week’s photograph, taken in Washington, DC (of course) is of three women who are making history: Brianna Titone (@BriannaforHD27), Colorado HD27, the first Colorado State Legislator who is transgender Monika Nemeth (@TheMonikaNemeth), ANC3F Commissioner, the first elected official in Washington, DC who is transgender Danica Roem (@pwcdanica), Delegate, 13th District, Virginia House of Delegates, …

Photo Friday: I AM a MAN, Living Authentically with Metabolic Health, in Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: I AM a MAN,  Living Authentically with Metabolic Health, in Washington, DC USA

This week’s photo, taken in front of the White House, is of a community colleague, Omar, who I have been able to serve with on the Capital TransPride producers team (@DCTransPride365). Cross-Inspiration I saw Omar at the end of the We Won’t Be Erased – Rally for Trans Rights (#WontBeErased), and besides loving his sign …

Photo Friday: Cracking open a new Continuous Glucose Monitor sensor

Photo Friday: Cracking open a new Continuous Glucose Monitor sensor

This week’s photograph was taken in Washington, DC (of course). I also used it as part of the 7 day life in Black and White Photo challenge. Day 1 of 7 My Life in B&W photos. No humans. No explanations. Nominated by @AMazzyStory. I'll nominate on day 7 #SocialCitizen ✌️😇 pic.twitter.com/AoCKqeWAyS — Ted Eytan, MD, …

Photo Friday: Considering the Glucose Load carefully on the last day of Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Considering the Glucose Load carefully on the last day of Continuous Glucose Monitoring, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph combines multiple interests (passions) into one: Washington, DC (of course) Food photography (working on getting better) Citizen science and curiosity (never ending) Nutrition, metabolic health, diabetes prevention and reversal (#ThisCenturyBestCentury) I’ve been wearing a continuous glucose monitor for 9 days. The last day of the sensor is in 1 day. I’ll be …

Photo Friday: The Inextricable Linkage between Health and Sustainability, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: The Inextricable Linkage between Health and Sustainability, Washington, DC USA

Health and sustainability are inextricably linked. Sick humans on a healthy planet are not more sustainable than healthy humans on a sick planet. I applaud WeWork’s (@WeWork) commitment to the environment. Climate Change is a threat to human health. At the same time that meat is not being catered for corporate events, there are copious …

Photo Friday: Narrative Art and Exploding Myths in the era of Diabetes Reversal

Photo Friday: Narrative Art and Exploding Myths in the era of Diabetes Reversal

I’ve discovered that what I do has a name – “Narrative Art” (thank you George Lucas) Every photo tells a story, I’ve been asked to tell this one (just this once…) There doesn’t seem to be an enormous mea culpa from the scientific community that we got it wrongFiona Godlee, Editor in Chief, The BMJ, …

Photo Friday: Never Give Up (Hope, and Never Give In to Discrimination or Metabolic UnHealth), Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Never Give Up (Hope, and Never Give In to Discrimination or Metabolic UnHealth), Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is from Union Market (@UnionMarketDC) in Washington, DC USA (of course). It reminds me of a similar expression at the Congressional Cemetery, also in Washington, DC, which is distinguished for having the only known LGBTQ section in a cemetery, where this famous headstone is situated, near the grave of J. Edgar Hoover: …

Thanks for publishing my photo, I’ll make it my Photo Friday, too, in Day to night – Greater Greater Washington

Thanks for publishing my photo, I'll make it my Photo Friday, too, in Day to night – Greater Greater Washington

Thanks for publishing my photograph of the last Sunday patio day at Washington, DC’s Town Danceboutique, @ggwash. I’ll make it my Photo Friday, too, from the world’s most inclusive city, Washington, DC USA. Enjoy our favorite new images submitted by some of our favorite GGWash photo contributors. Do you have a photo of something in …

Photo Friday: It’s Not What You Preach, It’s What You Tolerate

Photo Friday: It's Not What You Preach, It's What You Tolerate

This week’s photograph was taken at Washington, DC’s Dupont Circle, on the occasion of the 2 year anniversary of the murder of 49 people at the Orlando Pulse nightclub. I still occasionally meet people who preach equality but tolerate queerphobia. We’ve seen those results, and they’re not the ones compatible with the future. I wrote …

Photo Friday: The Future Has to Start Somewhere, and it’s Usually Here. Happy Capital Pride, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: The Future Has to Start Somewhere, and it's Usually Here. Happy Capital Pride, Washington, DC USA

In addition to being the nation’s capital, Washington, DC also has the most visible and numerous (by proportion) LGBTQ communities in the United States. It shows. Visibility is not an afterthought here, it’s the default. In the last century, they used to say this about another State; in this century it’s As DC Goes So …

Photo Friday: “This Was an Awful Day,” April, 1968 Diaries of Gerald “G.I.” Sawyer, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: "This Was an Awful Day," April, 1968 Diaries of Gerald "G.I." Sawyer, Washington, DC USA

Thanks to the Washington, DC Historical Society for hosting a workshop on understanding #dc1968. The photograph above is from the original diary of Gerald “G.I.” Sawyer, famed engineer and designer of well known Washington, DC transportation landmarks, some appreciated, some maligned. One of the most controversial was the never built Three Sisters Bridge, which from …

Photo Friday: Historic Vermont Avenue, NW, Renewed for 2018, Washington, DC USA

Photo Friday: Historic Vermont Avenue, NW, Renewed for 2018, Washington, DC USA

This week’s photograph is of historic Vermont, Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC (of course), following its annual renewal. In this, the 50th year anniversary of the most important years in Washington’s history, new history is available for the first time, including this piece, thanks to the amazing @dc1968project: #otd wed 7 feb #1968 @vernardrgray took …