Category Archives: Carlon Colker MD

Make 2014 your Healthiest Year Yet! 4 Tips from Carlon M. Colker, M.D.

Winter is back again, with a vengeance. A great challenge we face during the winter is all the holiday treats, coupled with a drastic rise in homebound inactivity. The result is holiday flab. That’s right, the old blubber basket comes … Continue reading

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Vitamin D to the Rescue! Healthy Bones, Muscles and Beyond

Almost everyone has heard how important vitamin D is for the healthy bones of our growing children, women around menopause, and for our aging population. What you may not have heard is the emerging evidence that vitamin D has a … Continue reading

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Squash Racket: A Healthy Butternut Bake

Doesn’t it seem like butternut squash only sneaks up on you during the holiday season, along with all those fattening foods? That probably explains why it’s considered “guilty by association.” However,  the fact is that butternut squash is so healthy … Continue reading

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Egg-ceptional Nutrition and an Easy Crepe Recipe

If I had to pick one food that, above all the rest, is my absolute favorite, plus the single food I eat the most of, it’s eggs. Eggs are loaded with healthy nutrition, and are so versatile in every way. … Continue reading

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Salmon Says: Eat More Salmon

Before I even get to how amazingly healthy salmon is for you, I have to say that it is perhaps the single most versatile fish on the planet. It can be served in a traditional recipe for breakfast, lunch, and … Continue reading

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Why Everyone’s Going Crazy for Greek Yogurt

What’s all the buzz about Greek yogurt? At Fairway Market, the shelves are full of Greek yogurt options. The luscious, creamy goodness just happens to be incredibly healthy. Greek yogurt is really just regular yogurt that undergoes a straining process … Continue reading

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Make it a Date! Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

The date, soft, sweet, and chewy, has enjoyed a popularity that reaches back nearly as far as our recorded history. The ancient Egyptians savored this flavorful fruit. Though it may not look as attractive as some other fruits that come … Continue reading

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Switch Up Your Poultry: Cornish Game Hens

I’m a poultry lover. I eat poultry just about every day. It’s a critical source of protein for me, and for so many of the athletes I work with. But I have to say that, without a doubt, my absolute … Continue reading

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Lamb!! Oh So Good and Good For You

Anthony Hopkins said about lamb in the movie “Meet Joe Black,” “…not as chewy as roast beef, not as boring as chicken.” Boy, was he right. When you’re getting tired of chicken and it seems too bland, yet red meat … Continue reading

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All Hale Kale!

Kale is a super-nutritious and ultra-delicious type of cabbage which, in its leafy-green form, looks more like an exotic type of lettuce. Enjoyed extensively by the ancient Greeks and Romans, kale is widely known in nutrition circles as richly packed … Continue reading

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