Food & Nutrition Articles

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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Paleo Diet Pros & Cons

No doubt you’ve heard of the Paleo Diet, one of the hottest trends around. Many of my patients are asking my opinion – Is the diet healthy? Is it right for me? Is there science to back up the claims? | Read More…

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Red Cabbage Sauté with Anchovies

This flavorful blend of cabbage, onions, and garlic gets a flavor boost from anchovies (which, by the way, add a bit of salt but do not taste fishy). Cabbage, onions, and garlic are all considered cancer fighters, with plenty of | Read More…

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Marinated Broccoli and Chicken Salad

This salad is simple to make, and only requires one hour to marinate. I like to make it with leftover chicken, but if there’s none handy or if you’re a vegetarian, you can just use the veggies. Broccoli contains a | Read More…

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Very Berry Detox Smoothie

Here’s a way to get all the detoxification and other health benefits berries have to offer quickly and easily. If you prefer a creamier smoothie, substitute organic almond milk or a similar product for the water. Ingredients 2 cups mixed | Read More…

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New, Improved Tuna Salad

Fish, including tuna, is an excellent source of omega-3 essential fatty acids (EFAs), but due to concerns about pollution and heavy metals, it’s best only eaten once per week. Since ordinary albacore tuna contains more mercury than the smaller skipjack | Read More…

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Oven-Roasted Button Mushrooms

Mushrooms are one of the few foods with naturally occurring Vitamin D. Vitamin D is a key to maintaining bone density as your body changes. In addition, mushrooms provide several B vitamins, which help to maintain heart health, now that | Read More…

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Roasted Veggie Pizza

Here’s a delicious dish you can whip up in about half an hour, without sacrificing flavor or your health. Try mixing it up with different vegetables. Or, if you’re avoiding wheat, this “pizza” can be made with a corn tortilla | Read More…

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Omega 3s: Essential Fats You’re Missing

When Sonia first came to my office two years ago, she clearly needed help. Her symptoms were the all-too-familiar assortment of problems, ranging from aching joints and low-grade depression to memory issues and a stubborn 20 pounds that just would | Read More…

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Cauliflower, Kidney Bean, and Feta Salad

Fish is not the only food source of omega-3s. Walnuts, flax and chia seeds, omega-3-enriched eggs, pasture-raised meat, wild rice, and beans also contain these essential fatty acids. Kidney beans in particular are an outstanding source, with 50 percent more | Read More…

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Vegetable Barley Stew

A winter favorite at my house, this savory stew is loaded with heart-friendly nutrients. If you have some leftover chicken or lean beef, add it to the pot for extra flavor. Ingredients 2 tablespoons grape seed oil 1 medium onion, | Read More…

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Curried Meatloaf

Tasty, delicious, and nutritious, this is not your Grandmother’s meatloaf. It’s a veggie- and spice-enhanced version that my family finds irresistible. And if you like meatloaf sandwiches, you’ll be impressed with how well this recipe goes with whole grain bread. | Read More…

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Pillars of Health, Part 2 of 2: Natural Supports of Wellness

Since it’s the beginning of a new year, I’d like to review the elements that make up something I call the Pillars of Health. These are eight lifestyle choices that provide the foundation of good health, which include: Being active | Read More…

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Vegetable Dip with Artichokes and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Looking for something healthy to serve when friends drop by? Here’s a quick solution that’s full of flavor without the salt and unhealthy fat found in commercial dips. Serve with assorted fresh veggies. Ingredients 9 ounces (1 box) frozen artichokes, | Read More…

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Lamb Shish Kabobs

Whenever I know I have a long day coming up, I start this savory lamb recipe the day before and let the meat marinate overnight. Then when I get home, it takes less than 30 minutes to pull the whole | Read More…

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Mixed Berry Smoothie

Here’s a great way to start the day or refuel after a workout. If you use frozen fruit, eliminate half of the crushed ice. You may add 1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder to the smoothie, especially if you’re | Read More…

Split Pea soup

Split Pea Soup

An irresistible dish on a cold winter’s day, this split pea soup is filled with nutrients but low in calories. My family loves the leftovers even better than the freshly made version. Serve it with a crusty whole-grain baguette and | Read More…

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Detox Juice

Ingredients 2 cucumbers 1 small piece ginger 2 green apples 1 small piece turmeric 1 handful dandelion greens 1 handful beet greens 1 carrot 1 handful cilantro 1/2 lemon with peel Directions Add ingredients to juicer in the following order: | Read More…

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White Bean and Mushroom Soup

There’s nothing like a hearty bowl of soup on a chilly winter day. My family loves this creamy combination of fiber-rich white beans and nutritious mushrooms paired with a green salad and whole grain rolls. I like to mix brown | Read More…

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Natural Rheumatoid Arthritis Relief: My Patient’s Story

Michael came to my clinic about two years ago, suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (RA). He was only in his 50s, and a very talented musician, but he was unable to work more than an hour or two a day. The | Read More…

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Clean Your Water of Toxins and Contaminants

Here’s a question I often hear from my patients: what’s one simple thing I can do to improve my health? My answer used to be, “Drink more water.” Then I spent some time researching the topic and discovered that much | Read More…

Cilantro Pesto

Cilantro Pesto

Ingredients 4 cups fresh organic cilantro, tightly packed 2/3 cup extra virgin olive oil or grapeseed oil 2/3 cup walnuts or pine nuts, coarsely chopped 4 cloves garlic, coarsely chopped 2/3 cup Asiago or Parmesan cheese, grated Sea salt or | Read More…

Mixed Berry Sorbet

Mixed Berry Sorbet

Patients often tell me they can restrain themselves throughout a meal, only to go overboard with dessert. I understand how hard it can be to turn down a slice of freshly baked pie topped with a scoop of ice cream. | Read More…

Green Beans, Shiitake Mushroom, and Red Onions

Green Beans, Shiitake Mushroom, and Red Onions

Replace the old stand-by of green beans swimming in canned mushroom soup with this much tastier – and healthier! – version using fresh green beans, shiitake mushrooms (an excellent source of anti-cancer nutrients, among other things), and onions that aren’t | Read More…

Sweet Potatoes with Apple Butter

Apple Butter Sweet Potatoes

Traditional sweet potatoes are usually smothered in sugar and tiny marshmallows. Here’s a recipe that lets the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes through, enhanced by just a little apple butter.  I recommend coconut oil, instead of butter, for its health | Read More…

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Spiced Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin isn’t just for jack o’lanterns. It’s actually a flavorful, nutritious food that is surprisingly versatile. This soup, for example, is filled with healing spices and nutrients. Try a cup before the main course to take the edge off your | Read More…

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Best Money-Saving Supplements You Should Take Now

With all of the discussions about health care costs in the news these days, I often wonder why we don’t pay more attention to disease prevention, especially chronic conditions, like heart disease, cancer, stroke, osteoporosis, and diabetes. These all-too-common disorders | Read More…

Turkey Chili with White Beans

Turkey Chili with White Beans

Here’s a healthy and hearty winter meal that won’t keep you in the kitchen for too long. One of the nice things about this chili is that it’s actually tastier on the second and third days after it’s made, so | Read More…

Broccoli Dip

Broccoli Dip

Broccoli sprouts are one of the healthiest foods you can eat, especially when it comes to protecting the stomach from ulcers, and stomach cancer, as well. Broccoli sprouts are available in the produce section of supermarkets and farmers markets. Research | Read More…

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Zucchini Cakes

Here’s one of my favorite recipes for getting more vegetables into my own family’s daily diet. These zucchini cakes are delicious as side dishes, or they can stand in for burgers if you’re having a meatless meal. Simply top them | Read More…

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Why Sugar is Bad for You & 3 Healthy Alternatives

During the holiday seasons, you’re going to be tempted by platters of cookies, candies, pies, cakes, and beverages. Delicious, yes! Good for you? No – because all of those foods are loaded with sugar. Although it’s easy to think of | Read More…

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Frozen Meals Contain Hidden Sugar

Like many of my middle-aged patients, Ralph was having problems maintaining a healthy weight. Each time he came to see me, there was more Ralph than the previous visit. He wasn’t happy about it, and neither was I. But Ralph | Read More…

Pumpkin & Pomegranate Salad

Pumpkin & Pomegranate Salad

Healthy immunity starts in the body, and what you eat plays a huge role. That’s why I like this simple salad – it’s loaded with nutrients, including a hearty dose of flu-fighting vitamin A from the roasted pumpkin. Serve it | Read More…

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Mushroom & Barley Risotto

Food plays a huge role in wellness, including cancer prevention. The combination of barley and brown rice means this dish is loaded with fiber, which is known to reduce estrogen, a good idea for anyone hoping to avoid breast cancer. | Read More…

Roasted Chickpeas in a Bowl

Roasted Chickpeas

You can take these fiber-rich roasted chickpeas (garbanzo beans) to a party or serve them as appetizers at your own get-togethers. They also make good substitutes for less-than-healthy snacks, like potato chips. I always make a double batch, since my | Read More…

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Kidney Infection Treatment: The Top 10 Home Remedies

If you’re like most of my patients, kidneys aren’t much of a concern – until something goes wrong. But these hard-working little organs deserve better! The kidneys are responsible for so many important functions, including filtering toxins from your blood. | Read More…

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Cooked Cabbage in a Skillet

It’s inexpensive, filling, and nutritious, which is why cabbage is one of my favorite additions to most meals. Cabbage is a good source of vitamins B6, folic acid, C, and K. Plus it’s high in fiber and low in potassium, | Read More…

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My Patient’s Back Pain and Her Kidneys

Wendy had been a patient for a few years when she came to see me about a backache that was troubling her. “It came on so quickly, just a couple days ago,” she explained. “I was hoping it would go | Read More…

Kale & White Bean Stew

Kale & Bean Stew

With fall on the horizon, this simple stew is a nutritious way to celebrate the change of seasons. Feel free to add your favorite fresh or dried herbs to the stew. My family especially likes it with basil, oregano, and | Read More…

Pasta with Squash

Pasta with Squash

Farmers markets are brimming over with fresh fall produce, and this recipe takes advantage of several of those nutritious choices. If organic veggies are available, please use those to reduce your toxic load. If you have some leftover cooked chicken, | Read More…

Spinach Omelette with Feta & Sun-Dried Tomato

Spinach Omelette w/ Feta & Sun-Dried Tomato

If you’re working on boosting testosterone levels, eggs are a good choice. Yes, they contain cholesterol, but in this case, it’s a good thing because the body uses cholesterol as one of the buildings block for testosterone. You’ll also get | Read More…

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Vitamins You Need for Good Eyesight

How is your eyesight? When I ask my patients that question, they usually reply that they wish it was better. Here’s some good news: According to the results of a recent study, whole foods and supplements for good health are | Read More…

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Corn & Black Bean Relish

Here’s a delicious way to load up on lutein and zeaxanthin, two important nutrients for better eyesight. You can use this relish as a substitute for salsa, or serve it alongside chicken or fish. Whenever possible, choose organic ingredients. Ingredients | Read More…

Chicken Kebabs on a Grill

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Every few weeks, new research appears showing yet another health benefit from herbs and spices. Several studies, for example, have demonstrated that the spice coriander, derived from the herb cilantro, is an effective anti-anxiety agent. So these chicken kebabs make | Read More…

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Maple Cinnamon Applesauce

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner, and that means markets will be filled with fresh, delicious apples. Take advantage of the abundance with this family favorite recipe for homemade applesauce. Although apples contain a considerable amount | Read More…

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Carrot Salad with Raisins & Pineapple

Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes This light, summery salad is filled with anti-inflammatory nutrients from the pineapple, as well as vitamins A and C in the carrots. But it tastes so good, even people who aren’t veggie lovers can’t | Read More…

Vegetarian Hummus on Bread

Vegetarian Hummus Spread

Studies have repeatedly shown that vegetarians have stronger bones than meat eaters, due to the simple fact that animal protein nudges calcium out of bones. In addition, eating meat regularly produces an acidic environment in the body, making it difficult | Read More…

Watermelon Sorbet on a Plate

Watermelon Sorbet

Serves 4 Prep time: 10 minutes Beat the heat with this delicious, easy-to-make dessert that’s loaded with lycopene, a nutrient shown to help maintain a healthy prostate. Whenever you purchase a watermelon, simply freeze part of it to use in | Read More…

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Blood Pressure Medication Side Effects

If you are one of the millions of Americans who are currently taking medication for high blood pressure, I have some good news. You might be able to reduce the amount of drugs you’re taking or gradually do away with | Read More…

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Gazpacho (From Scratch)

Perfect for a hot weather meal, gazpacho is both refreshing and nutritious. In fact, a recent study found that, when eaten regularly, the substances in this soup are proven to reduce blood pressure by nearly 30 percent. For the healthiest | Read More…

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Dr. Terry Wahls’ Diet Reverses Her MS

Do you wonder if fruits and vegetables are really as good for you as I keep insisting they are? Do you doubt the power of nutritious, whole foods to make a real difference in your health? Then you need to | Read More…

Spinach in a Skillet

Spinach Sauté with Onions (Popeye’s Favorite)

Serves 4 Time to prepare: 10 minutes Don’t expect to have any leftovers because this dish disappears in a few minutes at my house.  In fact, the only complaint I’ve ever heard about it is that there’s never enough. If | Read More…

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Veggie Salad

Serves 6 Prep time: 30 minutes or less One of the most flavorful salads I’ve ever had is also loaded with antioxidants, so it’s healthy, too. Add some grilled chicken or shrimp, and this is a perfect, light summer meal. | Read More…

Blueberry, Banana & Peach Smothie in a Glass

Blueberry, Banana & Peach Smoothie

Fresh or frozen, blueberries are recognized brain-boosters, so starting your day with this delicious smoothie can help sustain memory and mental functions throughout the day. Ingredients 1 cup fresh or frozen blueberries 1 whole banana, sliced ½ cup peach slices, | Read More…

Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes in a Pan

Green Bean Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette

This green bean salad is one of my favorites with a balsamic vinaigrette and feta cheese.

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The Best Juice Recipes & Smoothies Too

Now that summer has officially started, I figured I would share a list of some of my favorite juice recipes that I have found. Juicing is an excellent way to get the nutrients you need quickly, and for a real | Read More…

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Lycopene-Rich Homemade Pasta Sauce

Serves 6 Prep time: 30 to 40 minutes With tomato season in full swing, this is a great time to take advantage of nutrient-rich tomatoes and make up a batch of my family’s favorite pasta sauce. Loaded with equally healthy | Read More…

Cucumber, Mango & Peppers in a Bowl

Cucumber Mango Salsa with Peppers & Onions

Take advantage of the abundant fresh produce in markets now with this simple summer salsa recipe that can be used as a relish for grilled meat or fish, or eaten as a snack with organic corn chips. This one is | Read More…

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What is Gluten Sensitivity & Why Does it Happen?

One of the most common statements I hear from new patients goes something like this: “I don’t feel good, but my doctor says there’s nothing wrong with me.” Generally, in these cases, a patient tells their doctor that he or | Read More…

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A Celiac Diesease Story: Symptoms & Diagnosis

This story describes the experiences of a child of one of my friends. I did not treat this young boy but found his story compelling enough to share with my readers. Our family’s story began in March 2005. That month, | Read More…

Greek Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Lentils & Garlic

Gluten Free Greek Lentil Salad

Serves 4 Prep time: 30 minutes Here’s a tasty, wheat-free summer salad that won’t keep you in the kitchen for hours. And it’s loaded with seasonal produce that’s bursting with nutrients. Ingredients For the salad: 1 cup green or brown | Read More…

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Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”

Serves 4 Time to prepare: 20 minutes This is an excellent recipe for anyone who wants to cut back on simple carbohydrates, which the body considers another form of sugar, and we know that cancer feeds on sugar. The flavor | Read More…

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Lower Cholesterol Without Statin Side Effects

If you’re taking statin drugs to control cholesterol, you need to read this. From talking to patients, I’ve discovered that many people consider statins to be “miracle” drugs that allow them to eat anything they please without worrying about consequences. | Read More…

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Roasted Broccoli w/ Garlic & Parmesan

Even people who have avoided broccoli for years discover they love it when they try it oven roasted this way. It’s quick and easy, nutritious – especially if it’s made with organic broccoli – and very good for you. Try | Read More…

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Broiled Pineapple Rings

Serves 2 Total time: 10 minutes Eating well can make a big difference in joint pain. Pineapple is loaded with bromelain, a blend of substances with the ability to fight inflammation and ease digestive woes. You can buy bromelain supplements, | Read More…

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What are Probiotics? Bacteria with Benefits

Probiotics are defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as “Living microorganisms that provide a health benefit to the host when ingested in adequate amounts.” That fairly boring description hardly does justice to these tiny organisms, though. In fact, the | Read More…

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Green Juice Recipe with Probiotics

Serves 1 Prep time: 2-3 minutes Here’s a simple, refreshing green juice you can make that’s so good you’ll want to have one every morning. If you don’t have a juicer, consider purchasing one. Juicing is an excellent way to | Read More…

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Good Fat vs. Bad Fat: A Simple Healthy Guide

Judging by the questions I’m getting from my patients and readers, there’s some confusion about fat, particularly the saturated variety. I’m not surprised. There are so many myths when it comes to fat, even doctors sometimes have a hard time | Read More…

Coconut Smoothie

Coconut Smoothie with Banana and Berry

Serves 1 Start your day with a hearty, good-fat filled smoothie made with coconut and flax seeds. It’s tasty, simple to make, and the combination of healthy fats and protein help to keep you feeling full longer than most breakfasts. | Read More…

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Pancreatitis & Omega-3s: Shelley’s Story

Shelley had been a patient of mine for more a decade. After her career as a flight attendant ended, she decided to follow her lifelong dream of learning how to fly her own plane. With the full support of her | Read More…

The Sugar & Cancer Connection

Sugar & Cancer, The Not-So-Sweet Truth

There’s a painful fact I need to share with you today. The nation’s War on Cancer, initiated by President Nixon in 1971, has failed us. During the war’s more than 40 years, most statistics on cancer occurrences and deaths have | Read More…

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Carob Chip Cookies with Stevia (Sugar Free)

If you are trying to tame your sweet tooth, these delicious sugar free carob chip treats may help. Their sweetness comes from stevia, a healthier sugar alternative, and instead of traditional, sugary chocolate chips, they are made with carob, a | Read More…

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How Much Salt and Sodium is Too Much

If you’re confused about salt and the role it plays in health, you are not alone. I’ve gotten a number of e-mails recently asking for some clarification on salt, which is not surprising. Anyone with high blood pressure has probably | Read More…

Low-Sodium Potato Wedges

Crispy Oven-Baked Low-Sodium French Fries

Serves 4 Just because you’re going low-sodium doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy foods like French fries. Instead of super-salty frozen fries or restaurant versions, just make your own in the oven. The bonus here is that since these fries are | Read More…

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Easy Breakfast Options to Improve Your Health and Memory

Are you a regular breakfast eater? Or, like many of my patients, do you skip the first meal of the day because you’re too busy, not hungry, or trying to lose weight? Here’s a word to the wise — if | Read More…

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Orange Berry Smoothie

Serves 1 Here’s a quick and easy way to start your day. This smoothie is made with fresh fruit and protein powder, so you’ll get a good balance of carbohydrates, nutrients, and protein. Enjoy it with two slices of whole | Read More…

Curried Chicken Salad

Curried Chicken Salad

Serves 2 This delicious salad comes together so quickly, it’s perfect for last-minute lunches or dinners. I like to serve it with a few sweet potato fries on the side. As always, I recommend using organic ingredients whenever possible. Ingredients | Read More…

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Healthy Ways to Detox Your Kitchen

An earlier article I wrote on safe house cleaning garnered such a huge response from readers that it inspired me to write about how to clean and detox your kitchen, specifically. Now a new report, entitled “Breast Cancer and the | Read More…

Body-Cleansing Juice

Body-Cleansing Juice

Relieve your body’s toxic load with this juice made from celery, kale, spinach and parsley.

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Healthy Tacos with Ground Beef, Turkey, and Veggies

Serves 6 (4 tacos per serving) Here’s a meal you can feel good about serving. It’s loaded with lean protein, healthy veggies, and lots of flavor. Once you taste it, you’ll know why it’s a favorite at my house. Instead | Read More…

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Easy Ways to Get the Foods You Need (Even if You Hate Them!)

As a life-long vegetable lover, I’m always a bit mystified when a patient says, “I hate vegetables.” First of all, hate is such a strong word that it hardly seems applicable to a humble vegetable. But apparently, some people feel | Read More…

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Fried Brown Rice with Pineapple and Vegetables

Serves 6 Tasty on its own for a light supper, this dish is equally at home as a side dish for roast chicken or fish. Feel free to experiment with different favorite vegetables to create your own variations. Ingredients 2¼ | Read More…

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Vegetable Stew with Lentils and Beans

Serves 6 to 8 One of the best ways to fight inflammation is with nutritious vegetable- and bean-rich fare. This delicious stew is perfect for a warming winter meal. And hold on to those leftovers! The flavor of the stew | Read More…

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Brain Power

If you’re like many of my patients, you’re concerned about your memory. It’s easy to understand why. Our memories are an essential part of who we are. Plus, it’s awfully frustrating – not to mention embarrassing – when memory fails | Read More…

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Tomato-Cucumber Salad

What better way to brighten a gray winter day than with a delicious tomato-cucumber salad? This one is nutritious, filling, and so easy, you’ll want to make it again and again. I recommend organic veggies whenever possible. Since refrigerated tomatoes | Read More…

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Roasted Bananas with Maple Syrup–Walnut Glaze

This snack is delicious any time of day, but it’s especially good in the evening. Bananas, walnuts, and yogurt contain tryptophan and melatonin, two natural sleep aids. Save any leftovers (excluding the yogurt), and reheat them the following evening. Serves | Read More…

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Fish Cakes

Great for lunch or a light dinner, these fish cakes are easy to make and much healthier than the frozen, breaded fish sticks or patties you’ll find in stores. If you like fast-food fish sandwiches, you’ll find these cakes are | Read More…

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Tropical Chicken Salad

During the middle of winter, anything tropical is most welcome, and this nutritious chicken salad is no exception. It’s loaded with inflammation fighters like vitamin C, good fats, enzymes, and low-fat protein — all of which can help ease back | Read More…

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Very Easy Baked Beans

Beans are an excellent source of the trace mineral zinc, known for its ability to help build muscle and rev up testosterone production. Some beans, such as those used in this flavorful recipe, contain as much zinc as red meat | Read More…

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Spaghetti Aioli (Spaghetti Aglio e Olio)

This quick, easy pasta dish is a favorite at my house. I love making it because it comes together quickly and is so nutritious with lots of healthy skin-supportive ingredients. If you’re avoiding wheat and gluten, the sauce tastes just | Read More…

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Salmon Dip with Crunchy Romaine Leaves

Salmon is an excellent source of good fats known as omega-3 fatty acids. Canned salmon (I prefer the small 5- or 6-ounce cans that do not contain bones or skin) is less expensive than fillets. It’s already cooked, so it’s | Read More…

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Nutrients You Need: The Big Three

Are you confused about what you should be eating? With all the contradictory information out there, who can blame you? So let’s set the record straight, starting with a closer look at carbohydrates, fats, and protein, a group also known | Read More…

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German Chocolate Smoothie

Serves 1 to 2 Ingredients: 1 scoop chocolate protein powder 1 teaspoon coconut extract 1 sprinkle of cinnamon 2 tablespoons ground flaxseeds (optional healthy ingredient) 2 to 4 ice cubes 4 ounces low-fat milk or milk substitute 4 ounces water | Read More…

Ava’s Surprising Non-Diet Diet

I had to hand it to Ava, a longtime patient who had probably tried every diet known to mankind. She was very careful about following diets and always lost weight. But as soon as she reached her target and stopped | Read More…

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Pumpkin Pancakes

Serves 4 Pumpkins are plentiful, nutritious, and inexpensive, so why not take advantage of their delectable flavor? These easy-to-whip-up pancakes are favorites at my house, and once you make them, you’ll see why. The addition of protein powder helps balance | Read More…

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Zucchini Lasagna

Who says lasagna has to be made with noodles? Here’s a recipe that substitutes strips of zucchini and various veggies, so instead of starchy noodles, you’re getting fiber- and nutrient-dense produce. This is a dish that tastes better the next | Read More…

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Pan-Fried Trout with Honey

Trout contains the same healthy omega-3 fatty acids as salmon, but it’s less expensive, and many people prefer its mild flavor. If you’re not a trout lover, this easy recipe may change your mind. Serves 2 Ingredients: 2 trout fillets | Read More…

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Open-Faced Egg Scramble Sandwich with Tomato and Basil

Serves 1 Who needs a fast-food drive-through for breakfast? Here’s a quick and easy morning sandwich that will keep you going for hours. Meat lovers can add bacon or a slice of ham to the basic recipe. Ingredients: 1/2 English | Read More…

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Tummy-Soothing Aloe Vera Fruit Smoothie

Serves 2 Aloe vera has been used for centuries to heal digestive disorders. I recommend you purchase aloe vera gel from a health-food store rather than trying to make it from plants. There are many different types of aloe, and | Read More…

Jake’s Food Addiction

Poor Jake! Some patients have such good intentions but have a hard time acting on them. That was Jake. Not only was he obese at 345 pounds, but it seemed that no matter what he did, he just kept gaining. | Read More…

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Fall Food Ideas: What’s In Season

Now that fall is officially here, it’s time to celebrate the season’s abundance. Summer may be when gardens produce popular favorites, but fall’s harvest is filled with less well-known flavorful vegetables and fruit that should not be missed. Unfortunately, I’ve | Read More…

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Braised Chicken Breasts with Sweet Onion, Carrots, and Parsnips

Pair an old favorite, like oven-braised chicken and vegetables, with an unfamiliar addition to encourage reluctant eaters to try something new. You could easily replace the parsnips in this recipe with a different root vegetable, such as rutabaga, to introduce | Read More…

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Oven-Baked Sweet-Potato Fries

These fries are so delicious, my family prefers them to the regular version. More importantly, sweet potatoes are a good source of magnesium, a nutrient most Americans are lacking. This essential mineral fights stress and benefits the heart, bones, skin, | Read More…

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Roasted Root Vegetables

This easy-to-make dish not only looks great on the table but is loaded with vitamins and minerals. Roasting brings out the vegetables’ slightly sweet, distinctive flavor and minimizes nutrient loss. Save leftovers — if there are any — to reheat | Read More…

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Roasted Winter Squash Seeds or Pumpkin Seeds

Save those seeds! Every time you prepare a squash or pumpkin, set aside the seeds for snacking. They’re easy to roast, plus squash and pumpkin seeds are full of nutritional goodness, including protein, good fats, and minerals like magnesium, potassium, | Read More…

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Arugula Salad with Persimmons

Loaded with vitamins A, B complex, C, and K, arugula is a great salad base. Here it’s combined with fiber-rich persimmon for a light but nutritious side dish or mini-meal. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 bunch arugula 2 small fuyu persimmons | Read More…

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Autumn-Spice Apple-Pomegranate Bread

Apples are a fall-season fruit, but since they’re so familiar, most people don’t need help figuring out what to do with them. This flavorful bread combines pomegranate arils (the little seeds inside the fruit) with fresh apples and applesauce for | Read More…

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Teriyaki Salmon Kebabs with Vegetables

Serves 4 Here’s a dilemma: Eating certain types of fish, such as salmon, trout, and herring, provides the good fats we need for better brain functions, among other things. But fish is also polluted with mercury, something none of us | Read More…

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Homemade Chemical-Free Fruit and Vegetable Cleaner

A number of premade produce cleaners are already on the market, but I have never found one that works as well as this. I’ve shared this recipe with many patients. They, too, find it to be an excellent cleaner for | Read More…

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How to Avoid Food Poisoning

Just the other day, a friend and I were reminiscing about the good old days, when the most likely source of food poisoning was Aunt Sue’s potato salad that had been sitting for hours on a picnic table in the | Read More…

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White-Bean Hummus with Cilantro and Pistachios

Serves 3 Beans are among the most nutritious foods around, loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. This easy-to-make hummus is an excellent way to increase your nutrient intake without cooking anything. Instead of pita bread, my family enjoys this hummus | Read More…

Aileen’s Lesson on Vitamins

Most of my patients come to me after discovering that conventional medicine has little to offer other than drugs that suppress symptoms, so they’re open to vitamins and other nutrients. Not Aileen! She was not just skeptical about vitamins, she | Read More…

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Dangerous Drug Interactions

How many times have you actually read the inserts that come with over-the-counter medications or prescriptions from your doctor? Don’t be ashamed to admit the answer is “never.” That’s very typical. The inserts are not only difficult to read because | Read More…

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Sliced Heirloom Tomato Salad with Fresh Herbs and Feta Cheese

Serves 2 With tomatoes in season, why not take advantage of nature’s abundance and enjoy a delicious tomato salad? I highly recommend organic ingredients, particularly the tomatoes, since conventional versions are often heavily treated with pesticides. You may want to | Read More…

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Take the DIE Out of DIET

If you’re like many of my patients, you’d like to lose a few (or more) pounds. As you’ve probably noticed, there’s no shortage of help when it comes to dieting. Let’s see, there’s the cabbage soup diet, the ice cream | Read More…

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No-Sugar Apple Crisp

Since so many dieters admit sweets are their downfall, here’s a delicious sweet treat with no sugar at all. So often, “no sugar” actually means artificial sweeteners. In this case, it means the herbal sweetener stevia is used in lieu | Read More…

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Turmeric Tea

Serves 2 to 4 Ingredients: 4 cups of filtered water 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground or freshly grated ginger Pinch of nutmeg Raw organic honey Almond, coconut, or hemp milk (optional) Directions: 1. Bring | Read More…

Herring Super Salad

Here’s a quick, easy, and refreshing salad for a summer day. Herring is one of the fish often listed as a rich source of omega-3 fatty acids. Simply purchase a jar of either pickled herring or the sour cream version | Read More…

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Fruit Salad with Walnuts

Losing weight can make a big difference to sleep apnea sufferers. So here is one of my favorite summer salad recipes loaded with nutritious fresh fruit, greens, and walnuts, which several studies show to be a helpful addition to weight-loss | Read More…

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Gazpacho

Loaded with fresh veggies, nutrients, and water, this luscious soup makes a perfect light meal during a heat wave. If you like hot pepper sauce, it’s a great addition to gazpacho. Serves 4 Ingredients 2½ to 3 cups reduced-sodium tomato | Read More…

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Basil Pesto

A delicious, healthy sauce for pasta, pesto also goes well with fish and chicken. Remember to let the garlic sit for five minutes after peeling to allow the immune-supportive compounds, like allicin and related enzymes, to form. Serves 4 Ingredients: | Read More…

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What’s the best solution for a dry nose and mouth?

Probably the best thing for dry nose and mouth is ketone water. It’s a special water that resembles plasma. You can also use organic coconut oil or unscented sesame oil in your nose. Both of those work as wonderful lubricants | Read More…

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Tart Cherry, Chicken, and Walnut Salad

Cherries and walnuts both contain melatonin, an outstanding antioxidant shown to protect ears from damage by free radicals. Melatonin also promotes healthy sleep, making this a great evening salad. Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 10-ounce bag of organic mixed salad greens | Read More…

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Are soy, tempeh, and siren good sources of meat-free protein?

I don’t recommend any soy whatsoever, because all soy today is genetically engineered. Good sources of meat-free protein include whey protein and rice protein. There are also all kinds of new vegetable proteins like pea protein and hemp. Remember that | Read More…

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Simple Tomato Sauce

Although tomatoes are delicious raw, cooking with a little oil increases their lycopene content. This versatile tomato sauce provides an easy way to get more of this important, sun-protective antioxidant. The substances in the carrots supply additional sun protection. I | Read More…

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Quick Wilted Spinach with Garlic and Walnuts

Serves 2 to 3 This recipe could not be easier, since spinach is best when cooked least. Most of the effort is in the preparation because the spinach needs to be thoroughly cleaned, unless you have a good source of | Read More…

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Whole-Grain Penne with Kale, Garlic, and Tomatoes

Kale, one of the underrated jewels of the produce department, is loaded with brain-beneficial substances, including compounds that fight inflammation, assist the liver with detoxification, and boost the immune system. Kale is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids, | Read More…

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Would you recommend CoQ10 to people with gum disease?

Yes, absolutely! CoQ10 definitely helps with gum disease, and I would recommend a daily dose of approximately 100 to 200 milligrams for any patient over 40. CoQ10 also comes in a liquid form that’s made for the gums specifically. Glad | Read More…

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Is one type of salt healthier than another when cooking?

While we need about 500 milligrams of sodium a day to stay healthy, excess sodium intake can cause you to retain fluid and may increase blood pressure. So it’s best to monitor how much sodium you eat. If you do | Read More…

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Are milk and dairy fit for human consumption?

Most adults to not actually need milk, and many would be better off without dairy in their diet at all. That being said, everyone is an original, so it depends on what is right for you. You should get tested | Read More…

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Do you recommend using whey or a powdered greens supplement as the base for smoothies?

It depends on what you’re looking for in your smoothie. Greens can be fantastic to help balance your body’s acid/alkaline levels and prevent disease. However, although greens do contain protein, they are not as significant a protein-source as whey. Now, | Read More…

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Green Tea and Ginger Spritzer

Serves 4 Ingredients: 2 cups filtered water 1/2 cup raw organic honey (you may substitute a bit of the herbal sweetener stevia, if you prefer) 6 green tea bags or 6 ounces of green tea leaves 1 teaspoon ground ginger | Read More…

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How to Age Well and Add 10 Years to Your Life

If you’ve ever dreamed of stopping Father Time, I have good news. The old guy may not be stoppable quite yet, but we do know how to slow him down — a lot! The average American already has a very | Read More…

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Blueberry-Carrot Salad

Blueberries and carrots are good sources of health-promoting antioxidants, while the pineapple provides enzymes that aid digestion. I recommend organic ingredients whenever possible. Ingredients Juice of one lemon 4 teaspoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup diced red pepper | Read More…

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The Real Skinny on Omega-3s

As a practicing physician, my patients keep me on my toes with a steady stream of questions. One of the most common involves supplement recommendations, especially when it comes to which nutrients are most important. When I reply that fish | Read More…

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Garlic-Butter Baked Halibut

When it comes to fish, halibut is a good alternative to salmon. This dish is quick and easy. Serve it with a mixed green salad and brown rice pilaf or oven-roasted potatoes. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil 1 | Read More…

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CBC “Cocktail”

CBC stands for carrots, beets, and cucumbers, three vegetables that I like to combine to improve liver functions. Drink a CBC cocktail at least three times a week to ramp up liver healing. Remember, organic ingredients are always preferable to | Read More…

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Warm Beet and Romaine Salad with Goat Cheese

Beets are a good source of iron, which the thyroid needs to function properly. This recipe works best with freshly roasted beets, but you can use boiled beets instead. I recommend organic ingredients whenever possible. Ingredients 4 medium-sized beets, washed, | Read More…

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Garlic Ginger Chicken Stir Fry

Circulation gets a boost from both ginger and garlic in this flavorful dish. If you can’t find broccolini, regular broccoli will do nicely. Organic vegetables are my first choice, when available. Ingredients: One pound boneless chicken breast, cut into bite-size | Read More…

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Banana-Oat Snack Bars

Makes one dozen bars Easy to make and inexpensive, these banana-oat bars are low in sodium and high in potassium and fiber, making them a delicious treat for individuals with high blood pressure. Consider this recipe a good starting point. | Read More…

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Simple Salmon Wraps

If the price of salmon steaks is preventing you from enjoying this healthy fish, don’t forget about canned salmon. While the bones in larger-size cans are edible, many people don’t like them. But check out the smaller (7 oz.) cans | Read More…

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Cranberry Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 scoop vanilla whey protein powder 1/2 cup unsweetened cranberry juice 1/2 cup filtered water 2 Tablespoons flaxseed meal 1 to 2 Tablespoons lecithin 2 to 3 ice cubes Directions: Place all ingredients in a blender and mix thoroughly.

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Open-Face Turkey Avocado Sandwich

Turkey is a good source of tryptophan, a serotonin-boosting amino acid. Avocado is rich in B vitamins that support a healthy nervous system. Put the two together and you’ve got a nutritious, mood-lifting sandwich! By the way, I recommend organically | Read More…

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Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Herb Garlic Butter

Sweet potatoes are not only delicious, they’re also filled with cold-fighting vitamins A and C. I recommend organic produce whenever possible. Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients: 4 – 5 large sweet potatoes, scrubbed 4 Tablespoons organic butter 3 cloves garlic, | Read More…

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What Antioxidants Do for You

Simply put, antioxidants are substances that reduce damage caused by free radicals, which are rogue molecules that can harm your health. Getting proper levels of antioxidants is a very simple step you can take to stay healthy. Everyone can benefit | Read More…

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Antioxidant Rainbow Fruit Salad

You’ll get plenty of healing antioxidants in this easy-to-make salad that’s loaded with color and flavor. Kiwis, for example, are outstanding sources of both vitamins C and E, as well as other beneficial substances. (Note: Whenever possible, please use organic | Read More…

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Lamb Kabobs

Whenever I know I have a long day coming up, I start this savory lamb recipe the day before and let the meat marinate overnight. Then when I get home, it takes less than 30 minutes to pull the whole | Read More…

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Curried Pineapple Ginger Chicken Salad

Ingredients: 1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1/2 teaspoon curry powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon Celtic salt 1/2 cup mayonnaise (made with olive oil) 6 ounces cooked chicken, cubed 1/4 cup minced onions 1/4 cup minced red bell pepper | Read More…

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Poached Salmon

Salmon is an excellent source of good fats. I highly recommend purchasing wild caught salmon, rather than the farmed version, because farmed fish are raised in far less healthy circumstances. Ingredients: 1/2 cup lemon juice or chicken broth 1/2 cup | Read More…

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Muscle-Building Protein Smoothie

Enjoy one of these filling, nutritious smoothies as a meal replacement after your workout. Ingredients: 1 1/2 scoops Vanilla Whey Protein Powder (2 scoops for men) 1/2 banana 1/2 cup strawberries 1 to 2 cups almond or rice milk 1 Tablespoon | Read More…

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Vegetable Bean Soup

Make a big pot of vegetable soup on the weekend, and freeze smaller portions for later. Having a small bowl of vegetable soup before a meal accomplishes a couple of things: it helps you feel full with fewer calories, and | Read More…

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My Guide to Losing Pounds

It’s that time of year again — when the mega-billion-dollar diet, fitness, and food industries tell us which miracle weight reduction products and “healthy” foods will make us slim and trim without any effort on our part. What a wonderful | Read More…

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Seafood Salad

Maintaining a nutritious, healthful diet is the first step in taking charge of your health. Healthy eating is even more important to those who are diabetic or who might be at risk of becoming so. Pre-diabetes is the precursor to | Read More…

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Natural Remedies for Prediabetes

The “diabesity epidemic” is a good example of how overall health has declined in recent years. “Diabesity” is the name given to the ever-growing number of people being diagnosed with dual health challenges — excess weight and difficulties with blood | Read More…

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Pita Pocket Chopped Salad with Turkey

Serves 4 Ingredients (Please use organic vegetables whenever possible): 1 cup diced zucchini or yellow summer squash 2 Tablespoons olive or flaxseed oil 1/2 cup chopped broccoli 1/2 cup chopped cauliflower 2 organic tomatoes, cored, seeded, and chopped 8 pitted | Read More…

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Answer the Glucose Wakeup Call

“I know you’re different than most other doctors, and I’m hoping you can help me.” The person speaking was a new patient, who I’ll call Barbara for now. Barbara’s sister worked at my clinic and mentioned that I have a | Read More…

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Body pH: The Secrets to Balancing Your Body’s pH Level

This article focuses on a topic that’s rarely addressed in doctors’ offices – acidosis. Acidosis is a condition caused by an acid-alkaline imbalance in the body. That doesn’t sound particularly far-fetched or outrageous, yet some medical authorities claim there is | Read More…

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Greens and Ginger Soup

Read the related issue, “Correct Your pH Now” for more information on acidosis and eating to avoid the condition. Serves 5 to 6 Ingredients (Please use organic vegetables whenever possible): 1 large sweet onion 2 Tablespoons olive or flaxseed oil | Read More…

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Newport Natural Salad Dressing

Ingredients 1/3 cup olive, flaxseed, or macadamia nut oil 1 fresh lemon, squeezed, or 1/4 cup organic apple cider vinegar 2 garlic cloves, minced dash of cayenne 1 teaspoon Spike seasoning or Braggs Liquid Amino Acid Celtic salt and pepper, | Read More…

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Warm Cauliflower, Broccoli, and Mushroom Salad

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower 1 bunch of broccoli 1 1/2 cups of mushrooms, ends trimmed and quartered 2 Tablespoons olive oil 4 cups mixed salad greens (your choice), washed and patted dry Directions: Wash cauliflower and broccoli. | Read More…

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Establish Body Balance. Minimize Toxins.

Imagine having to spend eight, nine, or even 10 hours a day working in an environment filled with toxic chemicals. Sounds terrible, right? Especially when you don’t have the luxury of being able to quit and find different employment. That’s the | Read More…

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Pumpkin Custard

All the spicy goodness of pumpkin pie, but without the crust’s fat and calories. Ingredients: 1 16 oz can pumpkin puree 1 Tablespoon ground cinnamon 2 teaspoons ground ginger 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 2 Tablespoons raw organic honey 1/2 | Read More…

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Roasted Cabbage Slices

Read our issue on holiday eating called “Don’t Gain a Pound This Holiday” for more information on healthy options and tricks of the holiday dinner trade. A member of the broccoli family, cabbage is loaded with nutrients and fiber. Roasting | Read More…

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Oven Roasted Squash and Sweet Potatoes

Hold those marshmallows! Simple roasted sweet potatoes mingle with oven-baked squash in a delicately sweet, flavorful dish loaded with nutrients. Ingredients: 3 1/2 cups cubed, peeled sweet potatoes 3 1/2 cups peeled acorn or butternut squash 2 1/2 cups chopped sweet onion 1 | Read More…

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Festive Roasted Vegetables

Read our issue on holiday eating called “Don’t Gain a Pound This Holiday” for more information on healthy options and tricks of the holiday dinner trade. This colorful, nutritious dish is quick, easy, and very popular, even with people who | Read More…

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Don’t Gain a Pound This Holiday

Lucy had done an outstanding job of following a plan we devised to help reduce her weight (which we’ll look at in more detail in an upcoming issue). It included lifestyle changes like daily walks and a new approach to | Read More…

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Tender Tummy Smoothie

Read our related issue, “End Digestive Woes,” for further information on upset stomachs and how to alleviate them. Banana, papaya, chamomile, and ginger are all soothing to the stomach. If you’d like a bit of sweetness, try adding a teaspoon | Read More…

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Why Drinking Water Benefits Your Health

If you’ve ever fainted, you know what a frightening experience it can be. One minute you’re fine, and the next minute you’re feeling cold, clammy, and lightheaded. Then everything goes dark. Before you know it, you’re on the floor trying to | Read More…

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Do-It-Yourself Flavored Water

Human life cannot exist without water. It is an essential nutrient, and too often we take it for granted. Conventional wisdom says that we should drink eight glasses of water daily. But a more accurate goal for your daily dose | Read More…

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Quinoa Avocado Salad

For Celiac Disease sufferers, even a tiny amount of gluten (found in wheat) triggers a reaction that causes a wide range of digestive woes, neurological difficulties, fatigue, and more. Fortunately, it’s possible to avoid all symptoms of the disease by | Read More…

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Low-Fat Apple and Raspberry Crumble

Millions of Americans suffer through seasonal misery with allergy symptoms like teary or itchy eyes, runny nose, sneezing, and fatigue. Fortunately, there are a number of ways to find relief from seasonal allergies. One way is to eat a diet | Read More…

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Grandma’s Chicken Soup

Healthy immune systems don’t just happen. One aspect of building strong immunity is eating a nutritious diet of whole foods (unprocessed and unrefined foods) instead of fast or processed fare. If you are already suffering from a cold or flu, | Read More…

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De-Stressing Chamomile Tea and Raw Honey*

Too often, symptoms like weight gain, carbohydrate and sweet cravings, fatigue, difficulty sleeping, high blood pressure, repeated colds, and memory problems are viewed as isolated issues. However, if you connect the dots, you might find that stress is the real | Read More…

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Exercise Recovery Smoothie

Many times, medications like Lipitor and other statin drugs steal nutrients that your body needs for energy production and quality sleep. To help counteract medication-induced fatigue, exercise and proper nutrition are essential. For increased energy, try fitting in regular workouts | Read More…

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Celiac Disease: A Silent Epidemic

You might be wondering why there are so many “gluten-free” products in supermarkets these days. The reason is simple: it’s due to an explosion in the number of people who have been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, an autoimmune disorder that | Read More…

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5 Simple Ways to Get More Energy

Everyone wants to know how to get more energy to get through the day and, in fact, fatigue is one of the most common reasons patients come to see me. The fact that exhaustion is widespread should not be surprising. | Read More…