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Cool, New Drinks for Hot Summer Days

Walking along New York City streets during the summertime feels like walking through a clammy rainforest- however, the tree shade is replaced by skyscrapers that exaggerate the already stifling heat. A sticky humidity resonates along the avenues, and I often find myself quickening my pace as I approach the next street, hoping to catch a […]

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Top 3 Energy-Boosting Foods

Feel sluggish? Need to put some spring in your step? Look no further than what you put into your shopping cart. These three foods can help power you through your day. COCONUT WATER Found in green coconuts, coconut water is low in calories, fat-free, and cholesterol-free. Plus, it’s loaded with electrolytes, including sodium, potassium, calcium, […]

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Tomato Basil Soup with Bread and Salad

Simply Soup

In the midst of winter, soup offers so much more than heat. It’s a highly nutritious low-calorie meal that can fill you up, curb your appetite, and provide critical micronutrients you may not get from anything else in your diet. Soups have likely been around from the earliest days of pot cooking, since it is […]

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Pick Up These Power Foods

Not all foods are created equal. There are specific foods you need to know about that have unique properties, which actually transcend the realm of what you might normally believe is possible, and support your healthy body in amazing ways. I’m going to let you in on these power foods! Barley Barley is a power […]

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Fish Oil

Fast Facts on Fats & Fish Oil

Much to the surprise of many, dietary fat does not necessarily equal body fat. While certainly there are bad sources of fat in the diet that harm the body, there are also incredibly important and absolutely essential healthy fats in very specific foods and supplements which can actually promote fat loss! Looking to minimize but […]

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Two Women Eating

5 Must-Know Diet Tricks

Losing weight isn’t easy, especially when you’re craving snacks and trying to break old habits. So here are five easy strategies that will help keep you focused on your weight-loss goals and curb your cravings. Try my water trick. If you are used to eating until you are full (more likely stuffed), drink three glasses […]

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Get Fit – Eat Right & Work Out

New Year, New You: Drop Holiday Pounds

Got a New Year’s resolution? Great. Want to eat better? Wonderful. Carrying a little post-holiday heft? Think a fad diet will be the solution? Think again. Most of these diets don’t work. The few that are any good tend to be impractical for many to apply or follow for very long. This time of year […]

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Boiled Quinoa

New Year, New You: 15 Must-Have Foods

It’s that time of year when we all set health goals for ourselves, and stress ourselves out with overzealous plans. The resolutions are great, but instead of overwhelming yourself with impractical expectations, take small steps every day to successfully meet your goals, and those steps can start with incorporating these 15 health foods into your […]

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Bok Choy

Pick of the Day: Bok Choy

Known by many names, bok choy, has long been used in Asian cuisine, and has been adopted in the western culture because of its wonderful nutritional value. Dating back to the Ming Dynasty, bok choy has long been studied for is medicinal qualities. It is a food dense with vitamins and minerals and is very […]

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London Broil

Bring on the Beef

I’m a big beef fan. Because I’m a physician, it may sound strange to you that I’m such a proponent of beef when beef gets bashed by so many of my colleagues in the health profession. In fact it’s come to the point that the unfair beef bashing has become so pervasive that it’s caught […]

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