Archive for May, 2014

May 19 2014

Cabbage

Cabbage is economical and delicious.  One cup of raw, chopped, cabbage carries 22 calories, 2 grams of fiber and small amounts of vitamins C and A and a little calcium too. Cut cabbage  in half, remove the center core. With a sharp knife chop the cabbage into slices, cook it slowly in a large sauté pan [...]

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May 07 2014

Why Accountable Care Organizations May Change How We Diet

You may notice something new when you go to your doctor.  He or she may actually talk to you about your weight and for the first time you might hear evidenced-based guidance on weight loss.  Health care providers participating in Accountable Care Organizations (ACO) will be measuring height and weight on their ACO patients, assessing [...]

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May 05 2014

Why I like Bob’s Red Mill Whey Protein Powder

Whey protein powder is an easy way to boost protein in the morning: Read Redesigning Breakfast. A July 2010 article Alert: Protein drinks You don’t need the extra protein or the heavy metals our tests found in Consumer Reports revealed “Some protein drinks can even pose health risks, including exposure to potentially harmful heavy metals, [...]

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