GMOs for the Layperson

Have you ever heard an argument that neither side can seem to win? Whether it’s a debate on free will versus destiny, nature versus nurture, or even the chicken and the egg, both sides can be passionate in defending their case. They can seem logical. Confident. Oh, and even hell-bent on changing the other side’s views.

That’s what the deliberation on GMOs—otherwise known as genetically modified organisms—can feel like.

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Slow Cooking Asian Short Ribs


1. Mix together all of the ingredients, except for the beef short ribs, in a bowl.

2. Coat the beef short ribs with the mixture, then set into bottom of a slow cooker.

3. Pour remaining mixture over the short ribs and cook on low for 7-8 hours...

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Cauliflower “Potato” Salad

Father’s Day is just around the corner! What usually goes together with Father’s Day? Yes, you got it…. BBQ! Eating low carb is easy for the main dish…MEAT! But what about a tasty side dish to round out the meal? Try this yummy Cauliflower “Potato” Salad submitted by one of our patients that will not rack up the carb count. Thanks Tammy L.

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Low-Carb Awareness

January is behind us. By now, most New Year’s resolutions have been broken by everyone but you of course. The treadmills, ellipticals and bikes purchased in anticipation of thinner thighs and tighter glutes are now lonely clothes hangers. Diets have been broken.?

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Sugar and Spice

You’re Sweet Enough Already, So Lay Off the Sugar

If you’re like most people, you still believe that sugar is harmless—especially since you probably eat it every single day in one of its countless forms. Hey, you might not be in perfect health, but you’re still alive, right? Well, should talk to Robert Lustig, an American pediatric endocrinologist at the University of California, San Francisco.

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