Tag Archives: diet

New Dietary Guidelines Ignore Science

The federal government has issued dietary guidelines every 5 years since 1980. They are the ones that came out with the food pyramid, and most recently gave limits for sugar, saturated fat, and sodium (salt). These guidelines affect many things, … Continue reading

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Sesame Chicken

I often suggest my patients use smart phone apps to help them with their diet, in particular Lose It! or MyFitnessPal. Both progams have the ability to scan a bar code of a food item, which will then show the … Continue reading

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Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives

  I recently attended the 11th Healthy Kitchens, Healthy Lives Conference put on by the Harvard School of Public Health and the Culinary Institute of America. It was a literally delicious combination of lectures from physicians, dieticians,  chefs, and others. … Continue reading

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Ask the Doc: Statins and Exercise

On this site I’m unable to answer patient specific questions, but as time permits, may answer questions of a general interest. Question: Submitted on 2012/03/16 at 2:30 pm Let me know what you think of this article. Strenuous exercise has … Continue reading

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