Tag Archives: food

Organic vs. Not Organic: Which Wins?

My first trip to the organic grocer was filled with awe, then shock.  The store in my town is tiny, and resplendent with a cast of characters most fitting for nuts and crunch – little makeup, lots of sandals, and … Continue reading

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Kale is Kool

Full Disclosure:  I eat kale daily. Kale ranks high on my favorite vegetable list.  It is full of antioxidants, rich in nutrients, robust in flavor and versatile.  It can be eaten raw – my kale salads are amazing.  It can … Continue reading

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New (and old) Treatments for Type 2 Diabetes

There has been a lot of buzz in the press recently over Paula Deen’s disclosure of her type 2 diabetes.  Were people really shocked?  Paula Deen reminds me of many of my patients:  over 50, obese, embracing (at least on … Continue reading

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FRIED FOOD LOVERS REJOICE! (kind of)

A new study published in the British Medical Journal shows that foods fried in olive and sunflower oils do not increase the risk of heart disease.  The study is based on data from Spain, where cooks use non-animal fats for … Continue reading

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