Food & Nutrition

The food you eat has a profound effect on your health. Here you will find resources on how you can use that to your advantage with great recipes and the pros and cons of all the latest trendy diets.

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Hidden Sugar Can Wreck Your Diet

Glen recently left my office a changed man. Like so many of my patients these days, Glen was watching what he eats. There are countless reasons for it. Some people want to lose weight. Others want to gain. Some patients | Read More…

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Stovetop Macaroni and Cheese

We sometimes think that we have to give up comfort foods in order to eat healthy. Nothing can be further from the truth. If you step back a minute and think about what was comforting, you’ll often realize that what | Read More…

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Antibiotic Contamination of Our Food Supply

When history delivers its final verdict on 20th and 21st century crimes against humanity, I am convinced that the meat and pharmaceutical industry will be found guilty, largely responsible for millions of deaths. Their crimes? A huge percentage of the | Read More…

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Portobello Sandwich

B vitamins are an essential element in a healthy nervous system. While many people get B vitamins from animal products, portabella mushrooms are also a good source which is lower in calories and saturated fat than meat generally is. The | Read More…

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Rooibos Herbal Tea

A caffeine-free plant grown in Botswana and South Africa, rooibos is sometimes known as redbush. This delicious herbal drink is an excellent sugar-free beverage, which supplies vital minerals for bone health—calcium and manganese—as well as polyphenols with anti-inflammatory, antiviral, and | Read More…

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Broccoli Slaw

The best cancer-fighting food you can eat Is cruciferous vegetables. The compounds in broccoli, bok choy, and their relatives are proven to help preserve your cells in a healthy state. They taste great, too. This light, delicious alternative to cole | Read More…

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Baked Beans

Baked beans are a great, stick to your ribs dish, with plenty of protein and iron. Canned baked beans usually have way too much salt and sugar. This recipe cuts way down on both, but leaves you with a lot | Read More…

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Best Tossed Salad

Eating vegetables is the key to changing your acid/alkaline balance. A lot of people think eating a lot of salads is what they have to do to make this change. Salads are great. They help you eat a rainbow of | Read More…

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Strawberries: Spring’s Healthiest Fruit

Want to lower your risk for heart disease, stroke, heart attack, cancer, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, osteoporosis, arthritis and kidney stones? Of course you do. How about doing all of that without taking a single medication—prescription, over-the-counter, | Read More…

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Pink Grapefruit Granita

When you start eating more fresh and local food, your diet changes with the seasons. One of the foods coming into season in California now is pink grapefruit. Grapefruit is a great source of vitamin C, as well as lycopene | Read More…