Feeding Children: Does Health Food Lead to Healthy Lifestyles?

Before “healthy”, organic and specialty packaged food were available in the average supermarket, they were only available from “Health Food Stores” or via special order. Now more than ever before, everyone has access to a variety of choices, and many … Continue reading

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We Could Be Heroes: If We Create Teams

In the 1980s and 90s I counseled thousands of patients. I gained confidence and satisfaction in helping many of them reduce cholesterol levels, lose weight, and manage their diabetes. If they returned for their follow up visit, I knew they were … Continue reading

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You Can Lead a Horse to Water But…

The new school lunch regulations have been reported this week as a “fix” for the poor eating habits of our children, but will it work? I’m a fan of the school lunch program, and feel it serves two purposes: 1) … Continue reading

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Calories are Calories? Basically.

I read with interest the New York Times article: “In Dieting, Magic Isn’t a Substitute for Science” as it posed the question “Is a calorie just a calorie?” This question has surfaced several times in recent discussions and papers this … Continue reading

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