Health Benefits of Turmeric

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If you frequently consume Middle Eastern dishes, you are most likely familiar with the golden, yellow spice turmeric. If you often cook with it, you may also be familiar with turmeric’s ability to stain EVERYTHING! Turmeric is part of the ginger family which makes sense as it looks just like

Recipe: Grilled Rainbow Veggies

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In honor of June being Pride month, for support of the LGBT community, I decided to post a healthy side dish that is bursting with color. You can roast all sorts of different vegetables but it’s important to get a variety for good nutritional health. These Grilled Rainbow Veggies are

Are you at risk for type 2 diabetes?

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Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in the United States according to the American Diabetes Association as of 2010 and continues to become and increasing concern. This is part due to the obesity epidemic in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC),

Celiac Disease and the Gluten-Free Diet

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For a few years, the gluten-free diet has been touted as this great weight loss diet although most people did not know what gluten was as proven in this Jimmy Kimmel skit. While going gluten-free can potentially help you lose weight, the reason is not because you are eating gluten-free products.

Diabetes: Comparing Glucose Monitors

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Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes? Or maybe you have had diabetes for several years. Choosing the right glucometer for you can be overwhelming. As technology advances, so does diabetes equipment and supplies. In this post, I will discuss some of the more popular brands of glucometers and various

Food-Drug Interaction: Tyramine

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The food-drug interaction between monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and high tyramine containing foods is one of the most dangerous combinations. In today’s post, I will discuss where you can find tyramine and the most common MAOIs out there that interact. I will also discuss alternatives for foods containing tyramine. What