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Time to Rethink Rice

A Simple Guide to Safely Consume Rice
Arsenic in your Rice? Yes
Changes of Arsenic levels in rice compel us to rethink the amount of rice we eat, as well as the type of rice and where it is grown. More than ever we need to read labels if we are going to make choices ... Read More

Acesulfame-K: Bad Sweetener # 1

Acesulfame Potassium or Acesulfame-K was discovered in 1967.It was approved by the FDA in 1997 for use in soft drinks, the number one product that includes sweeteners. Its use in our food supply is widespread. It has 150 times the sweetness of sugar on a per weight basis. Our bodies do not metabolize it and ... Read More

Why I'm a Fitbit fan!

My friends at ZebraHealth gave me a Fitbit a few months ago and while I had heard of Fitbits, I was not overly impressed at first. It’s a little device you put in your pocket or wear on your belt. When you pick it up in the morning it gives you a little message of ... Read More

Are canned foods healthy? What is BPA and how can we avoid it?

There are a lot of canned foods including beans, soup, soft drinks and beer. Aside from the ingredients, are they healthy and can they be part of a healthy diet?
Many patients tell me they eat canned soup on a regular basis and stay away from additives that are on my “Nasty List”. It is ... Read More

Grated Cheese “Natamycin…really?”

Generally, you would not think that there is a problem with grated cheese. It’s a good source of fat and protein and goes on everything from tacos to omelets. However, recently when looking at a package of grated cheese at home, I noticed Natamycin on the ingredient list. I was shocked, it is on my ... Read More

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