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Tausha’s Migriane Success Story to be aired on Dr OZ Show

Happy to say that one of my patient Tausha , a long time migraine sufferer has got her life back and is migraine-free. She was invited for an interview with Dr. Mehmet Oz on his Dr. Oz Show which will be aired on April … Continue reading

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A dozen ain’t enough !

Facebook Status: “What do I do with a dozen of over-ripe bananas?” To solve this gordian task, my friends did come to rescue With over a dozen of creative  suggestions. This made me think…a dozen ain’t enough! To keep it … Continue reading

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How about a Meatless Monday? Use tofu as a source protein in stir fry

Tofu, also known as bean curd or soy cheese, is thought to have originated in China more than 2,000 years ago. It is made by curdling soy milk and pressing the curds into a block. Today, tofu is used worldwide … Continue reading

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The Hidden Cause of Most Chronic Diseases

This is a post that was originally published in Healthy and Fit Magazine in their Dec 2012 issue. Karen Giles-Smith RD , a writer and colleague called me to pick-up my thoughts. It was an interesting discussion on how certain  foods … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolution : Gluten-Free Diet and Weight

The gluten-free market is booming which is good news for those with celiac disease.  A growing number of gluten-free products ranging from breads, cereals, pasta, crackers, cakes, cookies, snack bars, soups, sauces, ready-to-eat entrees, mixes and other items are available … Continue reading

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Evidence-based Methodology Workshop on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will sponsor an Evidence-based Methodology Workshop on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). The workshop will be held December 3–5, 2012, and   will consist of an opening session taking place on December 3, 2012, at the … Continue reading

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“I am not a lab rat!” ~ From some of the cutest kids we’ve ever seen.

This is one of the cutest campaign I have ever seen. WHAT IS GENETICALLY ENGINEERED FOOD, AND WHY LABEL IT? Genetically engineered (GE, sometimes referred to as GMO) foods are untested, unlabeled, and potentially unsafe. A majority of processed foods … Continue reading

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Food Allergies, Sensitivities or Intolerance; What’s on Your Plate?

Recently, I was invited to speak at the Southeastern Michigan Dietetic Association (SEMDA) meeting on Food Allergies, Sensitivities and Intolerance’s. So what did we discuss? The presentation began with an explanation of what immune and non-immune reactions mean . We discussed … Continue reading

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Cooking with Different Flours

Simple ideas for the use of your new grain in the form of a flour include: 1. Breading allowed meats/fish. Look at your diet choices : choose an allowed protein, an allowed grain flour, and an allowed spice. Mix flour with … Continue reading

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Beans, Peas and Potatoes

Beans: 1. Cook beans according to the recipe on the bag, or buy canned variety. 2. Prefer beans in jars rather than cans 3. Include beans gradually into your diet.. Make sure they are canned or well-cooked. Soy: If you are not … Continue reading

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