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Recipe for Chicken Breast

You know I stress eating healthy and less animal protein. But this recipe is for those of you still eating beef/pork/lamb…try this delicious chicken …. it’s perfect on a cold winter evening: APRICOT CHICKEN 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1/3 cup flour 2 tsp canola oil 1/2 cup apricot preserves 12 cut fat free low

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FLU

The ‘flu’ is caused by a virus. If you have a sudden onset of flu like symptoms, it probably is the flu. Viruses tend to hit suddenly and harshly. The flu symptoms are fever, body aches, cough, and congestion. The treatment is to treat the symptoms. Take ibuprofen or Tylenol (not aspirin) for fever and

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Cravings

Many of the new year resolutions are about cravings – either curbing or sustaining. We want to curb our appetite for cigarettes, food, alcohol, sex etc. We want to sustain our cravings for economic growth, health, and relationships. Do you remember the hobbit who went off the charts with craving? ‘My precious” .. a not

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Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season again. This year has been one of many changes in our practice. Hopefully, we emerge better because of them. The Chinese symbol for change is two characters..opportunity and peril. This new year – let changes happen to open your view of the world, to enhance your perspective of nature and to

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Violence

The recent shootings of children and teachers gives pause to us all. We must look at this violent aspect of our culture. USA has 87 gun related deaths each day. If you have a gun in your home, it is more likely to be used by a teenager in a suicide than to thwart off

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Habits

Many of my patients tell me they do not have time to exercise. Actually, (no sarcasm intended) all we have is time. It’s how we prioritize the use of our time that matters. When you were small, your parents had to force you to brush your teeth…remember? But, now you would not leave the house

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Global warming

It’s December here in the Metro DC area; yet the temperature today hovered at 60 F. We have to stop and think – do we really want our great grandchildren to live in a world without trees and butterflies and frogs? What are we doing to stop the huge carbon footprint most Americans are leaving?

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Probiotics

There is finally research being conducted on the benefits of probiotics. The most commonly used probiotic is ‘lactobacillis’. We are all born with close to 3 trillion types of bacteria in our gut. When we are sick, this closely regulated flora becomes disrupted. Probiotics help to restore the natural mix of flora. Our gut is like

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Thanksgiving

I think this is the purest holiday..time to sit and reflect on the gifts we have been given…time to share a meal with those we love..time to laugh at silly family jokes..time to eat our traditional foods..time to remember loved ones no longer here..time to surround ourselves with love and light Our family has Italian

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Lifestyle Changes

I talk about healthy lifestyle changes to many of my patients and friends and family.. I truly believe that we – each of us – has the capacity for major self healing on many levels. The biggest lifestyle change comes from silencing those negative voices in your head. Knowing that you are a lovable person

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