8+ Striking Nutrition Studies Every Medical Student Should Read

In the United States, dietary factors are the most important risk factors for disease, yet medical schools fail to provide adequate nutrition education. As a consequence, medical students graduate without... Read more

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To Weigh or Not to Weigh

People who are trying to lose weight, as well as those trying to maintain weight loss they have already achieved, typically use a scale to keep track of how they are doing. The question of how often to weigh yourself is common and, since daily weight fluctuations can be discouraging, people sometimes ask if weighing yourself regularly is considered a good idea.

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I Beat Melanoma, Then I Went Plant-Based to Help Stay Cancer-Free

I am a cancer survivor. I was cured of melanoma about five years before adopting a whole food, plant-based (WFPB) diet. Having had melanoma once, I am at increased risk of... Read more

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Rice Salad with Asparagus & Shiitake Mushrooms

I call this a salad but it could also be a side dish. The bottom line is that it is de-lic-ious! Made of brown rice, asparagus, shiitake mushrooms, green peas, green onions, pecans, and one of my favorite fresh herbs, tarragon. Great texture and flavor, with a light dressing of lemon juice, mustard and garlic....

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Ingredient IQ: Horseradish

Spring has come to Ethos Farm, and the Jewish holiday of Passover is here. That’s my cue to go out into our vegetable production field to dig up horseradish root.... Read more

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Vegetable Quiche

Quiche is traditionally made with eggs, cheese, cream, and lots of salt, but since I avoid these ingredients, you won’t find any of them in this recipe. But—this crustless quiche is packed full of delicious vegetables, herbs and spices, and has a great flavor! Ideal for a special occasion breakfast, lunch or dinner. I recommend...

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Reversing India’s Diabetes Problem: A Q&A with Dr. Nandita Shah

India is known as a country of vegetarians, but, in reality, more and more Indians are eating meat, especially young people drawn in by fast food chains. Dairy foods like... Read more

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New Hypertension Guidelines Got Your Blood Pressure Up? Here’s How to Bring It Down Naturally

As scary as it sounds, half of U.S. adults now have high blood pressure, and more will have it as they age. Last November, the American Heart Association and the... Read more

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Why I Recommend a High-Carb Diet for My Patients with Diabetes

I have many patients with type 2 diabetes and prediabetes in my internal medicine practice. When I ask what foods they think they should limit, the majority answer “carbs.” To... Read more

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Protected: How the Way We Farm Makes Us Sick: 6 Things You Need to Know about the U.S. Farm Bill

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