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We live in an era where the latest breaking news is accessible at the touch of a screen, click of a mouse, or pushing a button on a remote. News is everywhere, isn't it great? Never before, have we had such an influx of information available to us from so many sources. This information can...
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Is Coconut Oil a Super Food?

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The Myth of Complementary Protein

The Myth of Complementary Protein

Many years ago, it was once thought that vegetarians had to combine certain foods in order to make a "complete protein." This is just a dietary myth that has been disproved. It originally surfaced in 1971 in the book Diet for a Small Planet, written by Frances Moore Lappe. By the 10th edition in 1981, Lappe renounced the myth as follows: "In 1971 I stressed protein complementarity because I assumed that the only way to get enough protein ... was to create a protein as usable by the body as animal protein. In combating the myth that meat is the only way to get high-quality protein, I reinforced another myth. I gave the impression that in order to get enough protein without meat, considerable care was needed in choosing foods. Actually, it is much easier than I thought."

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The Benefits of Whole Grains

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A Visual Guide To Healthy Eating

A Visual Guide To Healthy Eating
Upon deciding to make changes towards a more health-supporting diet many people wonder what food to put on their plate . If this is you then a good graphical representation can be worth a thousand words. There are many valuable visual representations on the Internet, all with slight variations. One of my favorite nutritional experts has...
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The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The Ten Healthiest Packaged Foods

The healthiest foods of course are those that are grown in a garden and consumed "in their natural form." However, there are some packaged foods that can be included in a healthy, Starch-Smart® diet. These foods are minimally processed, keeping their fiber and nutrient content intact. Jeff Novick gives us some guidelines to follow when we make a trip to the grocery store, in his article: "The 10 Healthiest Packaged Foods."

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Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD, LN

Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD, LN
Jeff Novick, MS, RD, LD, LN is the one voice that we hear above all other voices playing from the Patient Education room in the Medical Office of Linda Carney MD, AllMedPhysicians, pLLC. Not only are Jeff's videos highly educational, but they are also entertainingly clever and humourous which really helps to drive home the...
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