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    Fish may help fight diabetes

    A study came out recently that shows people who stick closely to a Mediterranean diet full of vegetables, fish, and healthy fats such as olive oil, while low in red meat, dairy products, and alcohol ...

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    (More) RDs Weigh In

    Today has been extremely busy, so my entry is short and picture-less. I simply want to refer you to another dietitian-authored blog called RDs Weigh In. One of my biggest health tips is to only take...

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    Non-traditional tuna fish

    I have a long-standing aversion to mayonnaise. Its getting better I can tolerate mayo as an unidentifiable ingredient but I still cant handle mayo in my tuna. Straight tuna on bread isnt much be...

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    Compulsory taco

    This last weekend I was in Dallas/Fort Worth to celebrate my sisters high school graduation and visit my family. In accordance with unwritten law, I ate a taco within 45 minutes of landing on Texa...

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    The new meat and potatoes

    Yesterday I had my first tennis lesson. And when I say first, I mean firstever. I have never picked up a racquet before and have a long way to go before Ill be comfortable doing so in public. M...

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    Speedy surimi

    Yesterday I was en route to a meeting downtown at lunchtime, so I ate on the go. While my $3.99 8 Piece Brown Rice Surimi Combo doesnt shake a stick at the chefs omakase I enjoyed last weekend, ...

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    Brain-boosting burger

    Tonight I got home late and was ravenous. Luckily, the salmon burger recipe my Aunt Rita sent me to try took less than 10 minutes from on-paper to plate. I halved the recipe since I was only cooki...

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    Noodles and National Journal

    I am a leftovers enthusiast. And a wasted-food opposer. In even the most meager of dinner remnants, I see the potential for a great lunch the next day. Today was a classic repurposing. Veggie soup...

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    Rain makes me a little crabby

    Yesterday we left the house at 9 in the morning to spend the whole day at the Vintage Virginia wine festival. Unlike most festivals, the food options were impressive. Paella, gyros, grilled chick...

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    If I was on a deserted island and had to pick one food…

    I would probably pick sushi. It tastes so good, and you feel so good after eating it. No island fantasies necessary, though -- I am lucky to live less than a block away from what must be one of t...