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The Importance of Fiber

​Fiber: it’s something many of us don’t think about, but we do our health a disservice if we are not paying attention to this important aspect of our food. The recommended intake of fiber for adult women is 25 grams per day, for adult men it’s 35 grams per day. Most Americans are only getting a small percentage of this amount in their daily diet. Fiber is especially important in the health of the colon itself, potentially helping to...

This is Freaking Delicious

Last week I was talking with a patient and we agreed that cookbook preference is very individual. We really have to find the ones that speak to us, the ones that are written in language that appeals to us, the ones that have recipes we enjoy eating, of course, but also ones that we have the time and skills to cook. Recently I’ve been relying on search engines to bring me new, good recipes. I’ll do a quick...