Food Fan Donald Trump In 'Very Good Health': Chief Physician

Food Fan Donald Trump In 'Very Good Health': Chief Physician

"This afternoon at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, the president participated in a second periodic physical examination", Sean P. Conley, DO, the physician to the president, said in a statement. But the president was directed to try to lose 10 to 15 pounds (4.5 to 6.8 kg) by eating better and starting to exercise, Aides said he now eats more fish than he used to but still enjoys steaks, well done with ketchup on the side, and fried potatoes prepared by the chefs at the White House and at the Trump International Hotel in Washington.

Trump, 72, doesn't drink alcohol or smoke, but he's not a big fan of the gym either. He is not known to exercise beyond his beloved rounds of golf.

President Donald Trump presents fast food to be served to the Clemson Tigers football team to celebrate their Championship at the White House on January 14, 2019, in Washington, D.C. Trump reportedly has not followed his diet and exercise plans ahead of his physical examination.

Modern-day presidents have undergone regular exams to catch any potential problems but also to assure the public they are fit for office.

His physician at the time, Dr. Ronny Jackson, was peppered with multiple questions by media members about the president's physical and mental well-being.

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Jackson said Trump had a flawless score on a cognitive test.

Conley replaced Jackson after Trump nominated the latter to lead the Veterans Affairs Department.

Jackson withdrew his name from consideration for the post in April amid accusations of ethical misconduct, including that he recklessly prescribed drugs and wrecked a government vehicle.

It's time for President Donald Trump's annual medical checkup. Neurological, cognitive and stress tests were also performed. Trump's hearing was not tested, The exam stretched past four hours. Last year, everything from the president's cholesterol levels (high) to weight (too high at 239 pounds, or 108 kilograms) was released.

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