Carbs (aka carbohydrates) are a hot topic in nutrition these days. They are a hot topic in Dr. Lipman’s office too. When we meet with patients, we help them find the best diet for their individual needs, but there is almost always one point in common: eat fewer carbs.
It’s December already and holiday parties abound. It’s a festive time for gathering with family and friends to celebrate the season (usually with lots of food and beverage). Here are some simple tips to help you enjoy, without surrendering your health!
Are you overwhelmed with the thought of cutting into the hefty and tough-skinned winter squash? Are they piling up from your CSA, or are you avoiding them at the market because they are just too much work? Here's an easy non-recipe recipe!
Have you done a kitchen inventory lately? You might be surprised about what’s lurking inside! Open up the cupboards, pantry, under the sink, the refrigerator and freezer – there’s a chance you will find some chemicals, additives, plastics, GMOs and a few other unsavory toxins lurking. Even if you shop at the farmers’ market and the healthiest grocery store in town, chances are there is room for some healthy improvement
Who has a favorite food that you mostly try to avoid because it's not so healthy (I know I do!)? Pizza is probably top of many people's list. A NYC slice eaten on the street, a fancy wood-burning oven pizza, and anything in between.