Dr. Gourmet Newsletter: February 1, 2010

Dr. Tim Says....

[This article is part of The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan Coaching Program, an ongoing series on The How and Why of Eating Healthy. Read the whole series to date.]

Green AppleWhen I am giving talks I always joke that none of my patients ever eats Oreo cookies. Now, I find this really strange because the aisles in the grocery store are FULL of cookies (but none of my patients are buying them). This always gets a big laugh, but I think folks are laughing at themselves. We aren't always honest with ourselves, and probably even more often are not completely honest with our doctors (shocking, I know). Your New Pantry: Getting Started

Featured Recipe

Tuna Melt | GERD / Acid Reflux Friendly Version

Tuna Melt IngredientsWhen I was growing up this was pretty common in the South, but it didn’t have tomato on it. When I went to New Jersey as a teen was the first time I had a Tuna Melt with tomato, and in spite of my Southern upbringing, this is the way it should be. The tomato adds some moisture and sweetness that just completes the sandwich.

This recipe is safe for Coumadin users and is low in sodium (salt). Those with gluten allergies should use gluten-free bread in this dish. Those who are lactose-intolerant but can tolerate cheeses may be able to enjoy this dish.

Strong Muscles Fight Disease
Exercise with Jacques Courseault

Jacques CourseaultResistance training is a type of exercise that is focused on building skeletal muscle to increase strength, improve health, and overall appearance. Late night television is peppered with commercials about bigger muscles, defined abs, and tighter thighs. Most of these actors are professional weight lifters, and their nine to five day job is spent in the gym. Not all of us are that lucky to get paid to look good. So why should we invest our time and energy into resistance training? Tthe truth is that building muscle strengthens more than our biceps. Strong Muscles Fight Disease

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