Diet & Nutrition

Diet & Nutrition

The Raw Milk Controversy

I wouldn’t be covering the milk story well if I failed to address the controversy concerning raw cow’s milk. Once…

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Power Eating: Food Combos Magnify Health Benefits

Combining Foods the Right Way Packs Powerful Nutrition Punch Last weekend as I watched my daughter’s soccer team battle their…

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Smoothies for Health

Improve Healing, Help Keep Cancer at Bay Perhaps I’m rushing the season just a bit... but I don’t want to…

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Salt by the Numbers: Startling Findings from the Very Newest Studies

When patients ask me what they can do to live longer, one of the most important and simplest suggestions I…

Lodging

High-Protein Diet Danger

Can a Low-Carb Diet Cost Your Health? You’ll probably lose weight if you follow a popular type of diet that’s…

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Did You Eat "Frankenfood" Today?

Genetically Modified Foods Are Already Everywhere -- But Are They Safe? You may not know it, but genetically modified foods…

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Meat Additive May Make You Sick

Meat glue, also called transglutaminase (nothing to do with so-called pink slime), binds together bits of meat into what looks…

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Health Traps in Gluten-Free Diet

Dr. Rubman on Why Going Gluten-Free Isn't a Simple Solution A few years ago, my daughter’s best friend was diagnosed…

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The Hidden Danger in Your Food

How it’s cooked may increase your risk for chronic illness. Some of the most serious chronic health problems in the…

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The Reality of Functional Foods

Can They Really Transform Your Health? "Functional food" is a term you see fairly often these days. It always reminds…

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What to Eat to Beat Bloat

When I complained about being bloated -- fat face, bulging belly, puffy ankles -- my neighbor swore that sipping a…

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Which Carbs Place an Unhealthy Load on Your Heart?

At a wedding, a tablemate groaned, "This is all delicious—the bread, the pasta, the cake—but so many carbs! I’ve been…

Marriage

Good Health… and No Cooking… From a Raw Food Diet

You Can Feel "Super Good" by Following Some Simple Rules About 10 years ago one of my neighbors who had…

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Eat Meat, Die Sooner: Red Meat Boosts Risk of Early Death

Meat Consumption Associated with Premature Death Risk A large-scale study examining the effects of meat consumption on mortality has confirmed…

Diet & Nutrition

Rubman’s Digestion Connection: Vegetarian Diet Can Leave Nutritional Holes

Variety is the Solution and the Spice of Vegetarian Life Benjamin Franklin and Leonardo da Vinci did it, and so…