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It’s All In The Mix

It’s the funniest thing. Normally, the patients who come into my office are dealing with uncontrolled diabetes, or maybe their cholesterol is too high. Maybe their blood pressure is through...

How Can Fiber Keep You Slim?

Strawberries & Citrus are high in fiber. photo courtesy Kimubert When you hear the term “dietary fiber” what do you think of first?  Bran flakes, perhaps.  Maybe Metamucil®?  Or your...

Is Coconut Really Good for You? Getting Creative in the Kitchen (Part 2)

Now that we understand why coconut is a healthful addition to your diet (see Part 1), let’s talk about how you can reap the benefits of this nutrient-dense food.  Coconut...

Are You Sabotaging Your Workout with Your Post-Exercise Snack?

You’ve been working out like crazy, and the scale isn’t moving.  You’ve been eating your vegetables, religiously reading fitness mags, and have passed by the office break room ‘diet death’...

Is Coconut Really Good for You? What Your Doctor May Not Know (Part 1)

Coconut oil… Coconut body soap…Coconut milk ice cream…Coconut water…Coconut beer (really!)… has anyone heard?  Coconut is trendy. Coconut has been labeled an unhealthy food by many mainstream health experts for...