Should I Go Vegan?

Patients frequently ask me, “Should I go vegan?” And my answer is usually no. Let me explain. Making the choice to be vegan means you will only consume plant products. Absolutely no animal products, this includes products like cheese, milk and eggs. You will not even be able to consume the gelatin in a typical […]

Why You Should Avoid Soy

Over the past 2 decades or so, soy has been touted as the best thing since sliced bread. Yet some people say you should avoid soy. Cheap, low fat and packed with protein, you can find it in nearly everything. It’s a vegan source of protein, so it’s what tofu and tempeh start with. It’s […]

How to Make Ghee

Ghee is clarified butter. You know, the stuff you dip lobster into. It has been used forever in India in making curries. Lately it has been “discovered” here, so it became hip– which means it’s expensive. Why pay high prices for it when you can make ghee yourself? It’s easy! So why bother making ghee? […]

When to Buy Organic Produce

How do you make the most of your food dollar? Organic produce is generally more expensive than conventionally grown produce. When is it worth it to spend the money for organics? Wouldn’t it be nice to have a way to know exactly which types of produce need to be organic? As a matter of fact, […]