Monthly Archives: August 2011

Recipe: Veggies in a Blanket

This quick recipe is perfect for your kid’s lunch box or for your upcoming Labor Day party (just cut the large rolls into 5 small rolls to make finger foods) !  Veggies in a Blanket are filled with fiber and other … Continue reading

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Have a Food Craving? Check out this guide…

With a little preparation, you can satisfy your craving while saving calories.  Use this guide and enjoy! If you are craving… Have This: Why? Apple Pie Cinnamon Apple Delight Core an apple, & peel 1/3 of the way. Sprinkle the … Continue reading

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Could there be an Anti-Diabetes Vitamin?

Before people develop type 2 diabetes, they usually have prediabetes or impaired fasting blood glucose.  Prediabetes means that your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be classified as type 2 diabetes (over 100 … Continue reading

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New Study Highlights the Power of Heart Scans

A new study published in the latest issue of the medical journal Lancet shows that a CT Heart Scan is a better predictor of heart attack risk than cholesterol levels or C-Reactive Protein.  Heart Scans provide a direct look at … Continue reading

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Healthy Travels

Summer is synonymous with vacation, relaxation and fun in the sun. However, reaching your favorite destination usually requires travel by plane, car or train. Many of my patients at PLC report that they travel a great deal for work or … Continue reading

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Red Meat Hurts More than Just Your Heart

It’s not just high sugar foods like cookies, cakes and white bread that are associated with increased risk of diabetes. Evidence has shown that red meat intake is directly linked to elevated diabetes risk; the more red meat in the … Continue reading

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Visceral Fat Strikes Again

A recent article on healthday.com discusses the results of a recent study showing that certain ethnic groups are predisposed to develop more visceral fat as compared to other ethnic groups. In particular, the researchers found that South Asians were at … Continue reading

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