The Benefits of Red Light Therapy

Shining Light in the Darkness For centuries medical science seemed to be in some sort of “arms race” to find a silver bullet drug to treat every disease. With the discovery of antibiotics, we became enamored with the concept that diseases were simple processes with simple causes so we figured that we should be able…

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Medical Thermography

What is Medical Thermography?? We live in exciting times where new technologies are emerging to help physicians evaluate body dysfunction earlier and in less invasive ways.  One of the most novel technologies utilizes sophisticated thermal imaging of the body to detect areas with focal temperature changes.  These temperature asymmetries can be used as an early…

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Roasted Chicken and Veggie Stew

The perfect solution to using up leftovers from your holiday turkey or a whole roasted chicken. This is a hearty soup loaded with delightfully roasted veggies that will satisfy and warm you up on a chilly day.

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Don’t Be S.A.D.

As the new year begins, we may be trying to create new and better routines. But it is the dead of winter. It’s cold and dark, and we all long for a beach with white sand and surf. How do we fight the urge to sleep the rest of the winter away? How do we…

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Holiday Wassail

This is our favorite holiday beverage. You can enjoy it warm or cold and as it simmers on the stove-top it fills your home with the sweet and spicy scent of Christmas!

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Grain-Free Granola

I have been making granola every month for 25 of the 27 years that Dr. Jerry and I have been married.  It’s a staple at our house, a necessity that we always have in the pantry.  We even give it to our neighbors at Christmas time! Dr. Jerry probably has granola at least 5 times…

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Essential Spices

Herbs and spices give food layers of flavor, add interest, and even contain medicinal properties. This is my list of essential spices, and herbs too!  I’ve included guidelines for using herbs and spices, general rules for amounts and substitutions, tips for storing them and money saving tips. Although this is certainly not a comprehensive list,…

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5 Seasons…Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall and…. ‘Flu’ ???

They say that flu season is upon us….(‘they’ being the pharmaceutical companies that produce influenza vaccines.) So, upon hearing this, millions of Americans rush to get their annual flu shot to ensure health and well being during the winter/flu season. Yet we’ve all heard about people who are hospitalized from a bad reaction or end…

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Pantry Essentials

Nothing is worse than having a craving for some delicious made from scratch gluten-free muffins only to find that you’re missing the basic ingredients. If the pantry is stocked then the creative possibilities are endless when it comes to eating from scratch. These are the essentials that Tammie likes to have on hand in her…

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Home Cooking: A Family Tradition Out of Reach?

A team of sociologists at North Carolina State University found that for low- and middle-income families in America, making a home-cooked meal is easier said than done. Make sure to sign up for the Nourishing Families Newsletter on the homepage to receive Real Food Fast an ebook full of quick family friendly recipes!

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