Category: Nutrition and Natural Food Recipes

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Apple Cider Vinegar: Facts, Maybes and Myths

When you crush apples and ferment the juice, you get Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV). Over the years, ACV has gained popularity due to its perceived health benefits. Many individuals in the natural health community refer to it as a superfood. While it is true that ACV may be […]

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The Keto Diet: Is it Ideal for Diabetes?

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH There are many different approaches to starting a low-carb diet. One option that has garnered significant interest over the years is the ketogenic diet (Keto). This diet is a high-fat, low-carb eating pattern that can help someone to […]

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Worth It’s Salt: The Importance of Sodium in the Body

by Julian Dollente, RN and edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Humans evolved in an environment rich in sodium. However, too much or too little sodium in our system can kill us. The body maintains a healthy balance of water and sodium, which is responsible for the […]

Arthritis Pain? Try These 5 Supplements

by Ayotola Ogunsipe, Edited by Christopher M. Cirino, DO MPH Introduction: Arthritis is Common Let’s talk about arthritis. More than 54 million adults in the United States have arthritis. One in four of these adults experiencing significant joint pain, the most common symptom of the condition. As the arthritis progresses, […]

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The Daily Apple: Does Calorie Counting Help with Weight Loss?

I recommend that calories counting not be used for the general population. While it has some value as a “currency” for communication, it is misleading and grossly oversimplifies metabolism. Instead, a natural food diet satisfies all concerns about calories, satiety, and nutritional needs.

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Marijuana: A Fine Line Between Helpful and Harmful

by Julian Martin Dollente, RN There is a current debate on the legalization of marijuana. Some people find it beneficial in treating certain diseases, while others consider it a dangerous substance to avoid under any circumstances. Let’s try to clarify the risks and benefits of marijuana so that […]

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Diabetes-Friendly Foods From A-Z

Overall, the ideal diabetic diet should comprise low-carb, low-sugar, and high fiber foods while adding healthy fats and protein to the mix.

Crustless Quiche Recipe

This recipe packs all the punch of a traditional quiche with one exception- no crust!

Potato, Chicken Sausage, and Kale Skillet Meal

Skillet meals are quick enough for breakfast and hearty enough for lunch or dinner. This recipe was arranged by Iris Briand RDN of Sol Food Nutrition and packs a good punch.  It incorporates kale into a main dish, and it is easy to prepare. Kale is a great […]

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Intermittent Fasting: A Detailed Guide for Beginners

Intermittent Fasting: A Detailed Guide for Beginners   Forward This may come as good news to some of you: we don’t need to eat three meals a day! As a resident in training, it was not uncommon for me to skip breakfast or lunch.  I often developed a […]

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