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  • Quinoa (Keen-wah) For Thought!

    Quinoa (Keen-wah) For Thought!

    What do we know about Quinoa? How does it compare to other cereals/grains? Is it expensive? It is a seed grown in South America. It is a pseudo-cereal — its used as a grain but not really a grain. It is a carbohydrate. Rich in fiber and high quality protein (meaning it contains essential amino acids which are

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  • The Need for Evidence Based Care for Women and Medically Complex Patients

    The Need for Evidence Based Care for Women and Medically Complex Patients

    Have you ever gone to the doctor and felt that you weren’t getting the level of care you needed? That you weren’t being heard? That you were seen as just another patient and your personal needs weren’t being addressed? We’ve heard it all too often – especially as it relates to women and medically complex patients. While

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  • Fiber: The Complex Carbohydrate - Made Simple!

    Fiber: The Complex Carbohydrate - Made Simple!

    Fiber is a complex undigested carbohydrate and through this article, I will answer some basic questions on fiber and how it is beneficial to you ! What does complex undigested mean ? How is it a carbohydrate and yet does not break down to sugars in the body? It adds bulk to the food. Unlike other carbohydrates, fiber cannot

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