Support for healthy diet and lifestyle

A selection of Dr. Lavine's articles on support for healthy diet and lifestyle...

How to Cook Without a Recipe

One of the most important parts of my college experience has been the food co-op that I cooked and ate in for three years. The challenge of preparing a healthy meal for 30 people based on the sometimes limited ingredients that were available, while also providing for the vegans, the lactose intolerants and a host of other specific dietary needs, brought out a certain kind of focus and drive that I was seldom capable of outside of that kitchen. Here’s a few pieces of advice, and maybe some good anecdotes too, for planning and preparing meals for a large group.

Vitamin d2 vs d3

You know vitamin D is good for you, but which shall it be? Vitamin D2 or Vitamin D3? Does it even matter?

Magnesium for Migraines

Discover an easy nutritional option that's been shown to cut the frequency of migraine attacks by 40%.

The Danger of Dehydration in the Elderly

Know the signs of dehydration in the elderly, the common causes, and the simple steps to fix the problem.

Recipe for Pepper Soup

Delicious, simple recipe for pepper soup.

Scientists Claim: Antibiotics Make You Fat

Scientists are discovering the many benefits we get from our symbiotic relationship with the bacteria that live in our digestive tract. Now it appears that gut bacteria play a role in regulating appetite and satiety. And that antibiotic use, which wipes out beneficial colonies of bacteria, can contribute to obesity.

New Research Emerges on “Wonder Herb”

Discover the medical consensus that's emerging from new research about the diverse health benefits of an herbal preparation.

Is There a Benefit to Using Protein Drinks for Weight Loss?

Protein powder meal replacement supplements are often recommended as part of a weight-loss plan. Do they work?

Fibromyalgia – One Of The Symptoms Of Mineral Deficiency?

Analysis of hair samples shows that women with fibromyalgia have significantly lower levels of five essential minerals.

What’s the Ideal Mix of Carbs vs. Protein for Your Diet?

Nutritionists try to calculate the optimal dietary ratio of carbohydrates to proteins to maintain healthy blood sugar, provide energy, and stabilize mood. But there's an easier way...

Organic Wine, No-Added-Sulfite Wine are Healthy Choices

Organic wine and no-added-sulfite wine contain health-boosting anti-oxidants with a minimum of harmful toxins. Check out a great online source for organic and no-added-sulfite wines.

Build Your Body’s Access to Abundant Energy

When our tissues gradually lose their sensitivity to the effects of the hormone insulin, we're at risk of developing chronic conditions like obesity, arthritis, chronic pain, dementia, or type 2 diabetes. But there are practical steps you can take to restore your cells' sensitivity to insulin.

New Support System Growing for Those with Chronic Illness

A new program is emerging that offers social support for people searching for natural diet and lifestyle solutions to chronic health problems.

Easy Cantaloupe Recipe – Cantaloupe Basil Soup

An easy cantaloupe recipe for a cantaloupe soup that uses basil.

Baby Turnip Recipe

Baby turnips have a gentle flavor and are delicious when simply prepared. Here's an easy recipe.

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