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Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

A super simple and a terrific healthy substitute for potatoes is mashed cauliflower. (4 servings) 1 head cauliflower 3-4 cloves garlic splash of soy milk (can substitute another non-dairy milk)   Peel and chop garlic. Saute until toasted in either a nonstick...

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When should you take vitamin D supplements?

With vitamin D supplementation, more is not necessarily better. By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Here in the Northeast, we are quickly approaching the point in the year when we have the least daylight hours. This is the point at which many reach for vitamin D,...

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Maximize exercise benefits

A good pace and mindset may improve your outcomes By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Medical professionals (including me!) often press you to exercise. This sage advice seems simple enough; however, the type, intensity level and frequency of exercise may not be...

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The powerful effects of exercise

By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief There are some compelling studies that show exercise’s powerful effects in altering our genes. Recent studies show its impact on specific diseases. Exercise has effects on diabetes and a host of other chronic diseases,...

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Can you exercise off that holiday meal?

Diet choices trump exercise for weight loss By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief To quash guilt about Thanksgiving meal indiscretions, many of us will resolve to exercise to burn off the calories from this seismic meal and the smaller, calorically dense aftershock...

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Maximize exercise benefits

A good pace and mindset may improve your outcomes By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Medical professionals (including me!) often press you to exercise. This sage advice seems simple enough; however, the type, intensity level and frequency of exercise may not be...

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The statin debate continues…

Do primary prevention benefits outweigh the risks? By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Statins were first approved in the U.S. over 30 years ago. Today, they are one of the most commonly prescribed medications in the United States. Yet, many in the medical...

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The powerful effects of exercise

By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief There are some compelling studies that show exercise’s powerful effects in altering our genes. Recent studies show its impact on specific diseases. Exercise has effects on diabetes and a host of other chronic diseases,...

read more

Long-term health impacts of chronic stress

Cortisol resistance can increase susceptibility to viruses and infection By David Dunaief, M.D. This has been a tough year, where many of us have been under continual stress. While some stress is valuable to help motivate us and keep our minds sharp, high levels of...

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Step Away from the Television

By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief Comcast, one of America’s largest cable and internet providers, reported in May that Americans were watching an additional 8-plus hours of programming a week, whether on a television, computer or a portable device since the...

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Hydration vs. summer’s heat

Consequences of mild dehydration are subdued mood, decreased concentration, fatigue and headaches By David Dunaief, M.D. With this summer’s hottest days right around the corner, discussing dehydration is timely. Even air conditioning can be dehydrating. Complications...

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The complexities of weight loss

The right motivators might be as important as dietary changes By David Dunaief, M.D. Excess weight has consequences, including chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, autoimmune diseases and a host of others. Weight also has an...

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Long-term health impacts of chronic stress

Cortisol resistance can increase susceptibility to viruses and infection By David Dunaief, M.D. This has been a tough year, where many of us have been under continual stress. While some stress is valuable to help motivate us and keep our minds sharp, high levels of...

read more

Long-term health impacts of chronic stress

Cortisol resistance can increase susceptibility to viruses and infection By David Dunaief, M.D. This has been a tough year, where many of us have been under continual stress. While some stress is valuable to help motivate us and keep our minds sharp, high levels of...

read more

Can you exercise off that holiday meal?

Diet choices trump exercise for weight loss By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief To quash guilt about Thanksgiving meal indiscretions, many of us will resolve to exercise to burn off the calories from this seismic meal and the smaller, calorically dense aftershock...

read more

The complexities of weight loss

The right motivators might be as important as dietary changes By David Dunaief, M.D. Excess weight has consequences, including chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, autoimmune diseases and a host of others. Weight also has an...

read more

Can you exercise off that holiday meal?

Diet choices trump exercise for weight loss By David Dunaief, M.D. Dr. David Dunaief To quash guilt about Thanksgiving meal indiscretions, many of us will resolve to exercise to burn off the calories from this seismic meal and the smaller, calorically dense aftershock...

read more
Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

A super simple and a terrific healthy substitute for potatoes is mashed cauliflower. (4 servings) 1 head cauliflower 3-4 cloves garlic splash of soy milk (can substitute another non-dairy milk)   Peel and chop garlic. Saute until toasted in either a nonstick...

read more
“Cheesy” Baked Tofu – Vegan

“Cheesy” Baked Tofu – Vegan

(4 Servings) 1 14-oz-package firm tofu 1⁄4 cup nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons of your favorite dried spices Depending on what we're serving it with, we have used paprika; or basil and oregano; or Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute. Experiment to find what suits your...

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Red Thai Curry Vegetables

Red Thai Curry Vegetables

(6 Servings) 8 ounces mushrooms sliced 1 large onion sliced 2 heads broccoli cut into florets 1 red bell pepper diced Sauce: 1 cup plain unsweetened non-dairy milk soy or almond 1 teaspoon coconut extract 1 tablespoon maple syrup 2-3 teaspoons red curry paste or...

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Nutty Summer Picnic Salad

Nutty Summer Picnic Salad

(4 servings) ½ cup quinoa 1 large bunch of kale 1 bunch Swiss chard 8-9 sun-dried tomatoes (diced) ¼ cup pine nuts 1 cup sliced mushrooms 3 large cloves garlic 1/8 to 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar Finely chop kale and Swiss chard together. Steam greens mixture (kale and...

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Cauliflower Tacos with Nut Butter Crema

Cauliflower Tacos with Nut Butter Crema

(4 servings) Filling: 3 garlic cloves finely grated 2 tsp. ground cumin 2 tsp. smoked paprika 1⁄4 cup water 2 medium heads cauliflower cut into 1"–2" florets Sauce: 1 green chile (such as serrano) finely grated 1 garlic clove finely grated 1⁄4 cup nut butter cashew or...

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Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

A super simple and a terrific healthy substitute for potatoes is mashed cauliflower. (4 servings) 1 head cauliflower 3-4 cloves garlic splash of soy milk (can substitute another non-dairy milk)   Peel and chop garlic. Saute until toasted in either a nonstick...

read more
“Cheesy” Baked Tofu – Vegan

“Cheesy” Baked Tofu – Vegan

(4 Servings) 1 14-oz-package firm tofu 1⁄4 cup nutritional yeast 2 tablespoons of your favorite dried spices Depending on what we're serving it with, we have used paprika; or basil and oregano; or Trader Joe's 21 Seasoning Salute. Experiment to find what suits your...

read more
Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

Mashed cauliflower recipe – Vegan

A super simple and a terrific healthy substitute for potatoes is mashed cauliflower. (4 servings) 1 head cauliflower 3-4 cloves garlic splash of soy milk (can substitute another non-dairy milk)   Peel and chop garlic. Saute until toasted in either a nonstick...

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