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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Cure Acidosis and Inflammation, Root Causes of Disease

During the twenty-plus years I’ve been a practicing physician, I’ve seen quite a few patients who were frustrated with their doctors’ failure to help make them well. Tired of misdiagnoses and ineffective treatments, they come to me with a wide | Read More…

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Glycemic Index Helps Manage Blood Sugar

If you or someone you know is diabetic or has problems with weight or blood sugar management, you’ve probably heard of the glycemic index (GI). The glycemic index is an objective way to measure the impact of various carbohydrates on | Read More…

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Quinoa Tabouli

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has become famous in the grain world for its high levels of both fiber and protein. If you’ve never made it, quinoa is a breeze. Simply cook it like rice, following the instructions on the package of | Read More…

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Alcohol Hurts Your Health

Looking for one simple thing you can do to minimize your risk of being diagnosed with cancer? Stop drinking alcohol in any form. That’s not just my advice. Earlier this year, a World Health Organization (WHO) report announced that when | Read More…

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Grilled Watermelon with Stilton Cheese and Prosciutto

If you think watermelon is just for dessert, think again! This delicious fruit is transformed on the grill into a terrific side dish. Best of all, watermelon is an outstanding source of nutrients, especially lycopene, known for reducing risk of | Read More…

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Roasted Asparagus in Browned Butter

I love super-easy side dishes that come together in a few minutes. Here’s one of my family’s favorites – roasted asparagus in savory browned butter. Asparagus is full of B vitamins, fiber, and minerals, so it’s no slouch in the | Read More…

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Veggie Barley Salad

Here’s a tasty, nutritious dish that’s always a big hit at summer picnics. I recommend making it ahead of time and refrigerating it overnight, so the flavors can blend for a few hours. Ingredients 1 ¼ cup low-sodium vegetable or | Read More…

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Chicken in Blueberry Sauce

Until you’ve tasted it, it’s hard to imagine that chicken and blueberries are a good combination. But I’ve made this recipe many times and no one has ever turned it down. Since blueberries, one of the healthiest fruits around, are | Read More…

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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…