Healthy Recipes

GMO- Seeds of Deception?

Posted on December 3, 2012

GMO- Seeds of Deception? Almost everyday now I’ve been hearing something about Genetically Modified Organism (GMO) foods. Let me tell it to you straight, it’s really beginning to concern me. I’ve been in the medical field for over thirty five years now and I am convinced that our society is getting sicker every day. A lot of people are […]

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Falafel Recipe

Posted on September 7, 2012

Falafel Recipe I just couldn’t share a hummus recipe without adding my favorite falafel one. And it just happens to be named, My Favorite Falafel Recipe! How’s that for irony? 1 cup dried chickpeas 1/2 large onion, roughly chopped (about 1 cup) 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon […]

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Easy and delicious Hummus recipe

Posted on September 7, 2012

Easy and delicious Hummus recipe This recipe makes about 5 cups or 10 – 15 servings. 4 cups of drained, cooked chickpeas (I usually cook mine in vegetable stock.) Reserve the liquid 6 garlic cloves, chopped 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper […]

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When You Eat Matters

Posted on July 21, 2012

When You Eat Matters Have you ever thought about how many social or business events you have around food? It seems that whenever we Americans want to get together to do something, there is always food involved. Our society’s eating patterns have changed over the years. People have greater access to food and reasons to […]

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The 4 tiers of “organic”

Posted on May 3, 2012

The 4 tiers of “organic”   I find that most people do not realize there are different degrees of organic. I didn’t for a long time. If you are trying to buy healthy, did you know that if you are not careful, you can still be buying pesticides etc in a product labeled “organic”. Yes […]

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News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations

Posted on April 30, 2012

News From China: Punishment By Death To Those Who Are Found Guilty Of Food Safety Violations I just received an article released by World Health News that made me say “wow”. Chinese authorities indicated they were imposing the death penalty as part of China’s ongoing battle to tackle food safety breaches. We may remember when […]

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Understanding Your Cholesterol

Posted on April 25, 2012

Understanding Your Cholesterol I was once told that cholesterol is like having a handful of change. Money, change in particular, makes up pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. However, the change is called “money.” Cholesterol can be broken down like change in our hand. There is LDL, HDL, and triglycerides, but they are all three still […]

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To Salt or Not to Salt?

Posted on April 20, 2012

To Salt or Not to Salt? Wow, for every study that comes out indicating that salt is bad for us, another comes out stating it’s good for us. What and who do we believe? For years we have been told to watch our salt intake or to just do away with salt all together. We […]

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“God’s Pharmacy”

Posted on April 18, 2012

“God’s Pharmacy” One of our patients gave us this cute analogy about food. I would like to share this. I am sorry, but I do not know who to give credit to for writing it. Enjoy reading it and I hope you get a chuckle out of it. “It’s been said that God first separated […]

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The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)

Posted on April 12, 2012

The Many Benefits of Onions (other than being a tear-jerker)   As I was in the produce department of the grocery store today, I was picking out that perfect onion to go home with me and had a flash back about the benefits of raw onions. Sometimes I take the simplest things for granted and […]

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Dr. Fredda Branyon