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Posts tagged with ‘Nutrition’

  • Eat Protein To Suppress Hunger

    How Much ProteinTo Eat Patients on low carbohydrate diets are also encouraged to eat more protein.Ā  Many ask how much…

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  • How Processed Carbohydrates Fuel Your Hunger Part 2

    Good Carbs and Bad Carbs It is important to understand there are some very healthy forms of carbohydrates that you…

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  • How Processed Carbohydrates Fuel Your Hunger Part 1

    The Basic Science of Carbohydrates What are carbohydrates, and how do they increase our hunger and cause us to become…

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  • Best Protein To Buy? Eggs.

    Not only are eggs the most cost efficient protein to buy, but eggs also have the highest quality of all…

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  • When Deciding What to Eat, Be Sure To Make It ā€˜Carb Worthyā€™

    I recently had the pleasure to travel to the beautiful city of Chicago to visit friends, dine at a few…

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  • Myth: You Need to Eat Carbohydrates To Fuel Your Body

    Do you need to eat carbohydrates to fuel your body?Ā  No. Carbohydrates (sugars and starches) are digested in the intestinal…

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  • Myth or Fact: Drinking Water Helps You To Lose Weight

    There are many myths surrounding weight loss.Ā  It’s difficult to tell if the bits of advice about weight loss are…

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  • High In Protein But Low In Salt

    Home cooked meals made from scratch are naturally lower in sodium (the term for table salt) since the cook controls…

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  • The Good and Bad of School Lunch

    This week there have been many articles circling the web relating to the issue of childhood obesity. Ā The First Lady…

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  • How To Prevent Cancer, Diabetes, Heart Attacks and Strokes

    In a recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, researchers identified 4 factors tied to reduced disease risk:…

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  • Saturated (Animal) Fat Does Not Cause Heart Disease

    Ever since 1953 when a physiologist named Ancel Keys, Ph.D. compared fat intake and deaths from heart disease inĀ seven countries…

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  • America, The Snacking Nation

    AĀ recently published study from the University of North Carolina looking at trends in snacking behavior probably won’t surprise you: Almost…

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  • Beans Are Good for You

    In terms of carbohydrates, an overall reduction of processed, simple carbohydrates in the diet is the best approach for weight…

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  • "Just Say No To Low (Fat)"

    For most of many of our adult lives, the common dietary recommendation for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) has…

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  • How Much Fish Oil Should I Take And Why?

    Many patients I seeĀ  in my practice are taking fish oil supplements and don’t really understand why they are beneficialĀ …

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  • Is There A Weight Loss Wonder Bread?

    No. In terms of weight loss, breads are arguably one of the worst foods to be consuming.Ā  There are grocery…

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  • If I Have Insulin Resistance or Metabolic Syndrome, How Can I Make It Go Away?

    What Causes Insulin Resistance and Metabolic Syndrome? The last 20 years has seen an epidemic rise in Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome…

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  • Modern Day Life and Carbohydrates – Part II

    Another measure of how processing has altered the nutritional value of foods is the increasing calorie density of food.Ā  This…

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  • Student Lunches

    Eating 3 square meals a day that are all health conscious is not easy for everyone.Ā  Students in particular, are…

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  • Modern Day Life and Carbohydrates – Part I

    So where does this unprecedented increase of dietary carbohydrates leave us in the modern era?Ā Ā  Modern humans presently consume more…

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  • Is Organic the Better Option?

    For more than a decade there has been an ongoing debate arguing that organic products are better than non-organic.Ā  Both…

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  • Why Eating Slowly Helps Decrease Your Weight

    Try eating more slowly if you’re looking to shed some pounds. Ā  When you eat too fast you can outpace…

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  • Don't Be In The Dark When Eating At The Movie Theater

    Just when you thought it was safe to escape the cold and cuddle up with your favorite snacks at the…

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  • Low-Carb Gravy for Turkey Day

    The holidays can be difficult for those that are taking the low carb approach.Ā  Socially involved holidays can be an…

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  • Enjoy the Cranberry Relish

    For some families, ThanksgivingĀ isnā€™t Thanksgiving without the cranberry sauce.Ā  Cranberries are high in vitamin C and have a tiny bit…

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  • Root Vegetables: How Do They Rate?

    All vegetables are carbohydrates, but youā€™d be amazed to hear how much lower they are in carbohydrates than grain products.Ā …

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  • Take The Bread Challenge

    Food is an important emotional component in many of our lives.Ā  We have incorporated food through the ages for ceremonies…

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  • How Stress Affects The Body

    A 2004 study that followed mothers of chronically ill children showed that the stress of caregiving actually caused these women…

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  • Vitamin C….Too Much Of A Good Thing

    Have you ever browsed the grocery isles seen that a product is labeled to be high in vitamin C? Generally…

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  • Recipe: New Joe's Special (Low Carb, Easy and Delicious)

    This is my version of an old San Francisco favorite known as New Joe’s Special.Ā  This was a favorite of…

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