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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Maple Apple Chips

The apple chips sold in supermarkets are made with the type of fats (omega-6s) that you should eat less of. So why not make your own, healthier version? This recipe only takes minutes to prepare, and the chips are so | Read More…

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Grilled Tomatoes

With tomatoes at their peak, now’s a great time to load up on these nutrient-rich veggies. Look for organic versions, though, to reduce your body’s toxic load. I especially like the distinctive flavors of heirloom varieties for this recipe.  Ingredients | Read More…

Maple Glazed Carrots

Baby Carrots with Maple Glaze

Baby carrots are often served raw, but this stir-fry recipe is a good way to add a little variety to meals. It’s quick, nutritious, and highlights the carrots’ natural sweetness with a hint of maple syrup. The only “trick” here | Read More…

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Keep Food Safe to Eat. Prevent Food Poisoning in Six Steps.

Recalls from food poisoning or foodborne illness seem to happen every week, if not everyday. Symptoms, starting a few hours to a few days after you ate tainted food, may include vomiting, diarrhea, stomach cramps, fatigue, fever, chills, dehydration, and | Read More…

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Early Bird Oatmeal

No time for breakfast in the morning? Make this the night before and you’ll have a delicious, healthful breakfast waiting for you when you wake up. Don’t forget – eating breakfast helps reduce mood swings and hunger pangs later in | Read More…

Hold the mayo potato salad

Hold the Mayo Potato Salad

With a summer full of picnics and barbecues ahead, I like to make sure I’m not serving food that won’t go bad if it sits in the sun for a bit. So here’s a recipe that delivers potato salad flavor | Read More…

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Eat More Fruits & Vegetable for Longer, Healthier Life

You want to eat better. I know, because all of my patients want to eat better. They know they should eat less: prepared food, processed food, dairy, meat, sugar, refined grains – less of the Standard American Diet. Twenty years | Read More…

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Brains Need a Good Fat–DHA–To Be Healthy

Are you having problems thinking clearly? Is your failing memory making you miserable? If so, it could be time to “change the oil” in your brain. Like a car engine, your brain needs the right lubrication to keep running trouble | Read More…

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Peanut Butter and Strawberry Wrap

In a hurry to get out the door? No time for breakfast? Before you get desperate and get in line at one of the fast-food joints, here’s a simple way to start the day. You’ll get protein from the peanut | Read More…

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Tabouli

Light and delicious, tabouli is a refreshing addition to any warm weather meal. If you’re avoiding gluten, skip the bulgur wheat and use quinoa instead. Ingredients 2/3 cup bulgur wheat 1 large clove garlic 1/3 cup chopped sweet onion 1/2 | Read More…