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A Different Kind of STAMPEDE


Obesity (bariatric) surgery has become accepted as an option for the treatment of type 2 diabetes by most diabetes guidelines around the world. The data on which these recommendations are based are from shorter studies, from weeks to months to up to 2 years. 

Now, in a landmark randomized controlled trial published in the New England
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Quiche with a spaghetti squash crust!



In pie-style foods, it is often the butter-laden and carb-heavy crust that comes with most of the caloric burden, while the contents can often be quite healthy.  I love this solution to make quiche easier on the waistline - using spaghetti squash to make the crust!  

I've taken the original recipe and modified to lose the egg yolks and...

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Landmark Study Shows Physical Activity Decreases Heart Attack Risk



We have all heard before that physical activity is important for overall health.  Believe it or not, it is now for the first time that we have solid evidence to prove that being more active in daily life decreases the risk of cardiovascular events (eg heart attacks) in particular.
The study, recently published in Lancet, assessed pedometer...

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