Archive for the ‘Diet & Nutrition’ Category


Cashews Are Good For You

Sep 28, 2021

You can have your nut and eat it too! Guess which nut has calming and anti-aging properties, lowers blood pressure and lowers cholesterol (triglycerides)? Cashews! Finding a tasty snack that also happens to be healthy can often feel like a challenge. Some sneaky options that seem nutritious like to hide downsides under their delicious flavor. This is […] Read More »

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Not Too Sweet: Sugar and Inflammation

Sep 2, 2021

Many factors influence the inflammatory response, including lack of sleep and exercise, poor health of the gut microbiome, excess weight, and persistent stress and exposure to toxins, pollutants and some medications. What we eat and drink also plays a significant role, including (surprise!) excess intake of added sugar. People with diets rich in refined sugar may be increasing their risk […] Read More »

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Back To Basics: The Benefits of Water

Aug 19, 2021

Summertime is a good time to review the importance of drinking enough water. Keeping hydrated is crucial for health and well-being, but many people do not consume enough fluids each day. Water is such a common part of our lives that we take it for granted. We rarely think about water, so most of us […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Asian Quinoa Salad

Jul 7, 2021

Summertime is here and it is the best time of year to enjoy salads. Here is a salad that is fresh, light, and perfect for a simple lunch or dinner. It can be made in advance, which makes it a great meal prep salad. Just don’t dress the salad until you are ready to eat. […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Vegetarian Walnut Meatballs

Feb 24, 2021

For thousands of years, Chinese medicine has viewed walnuts as a brain food. One of the oldest principals of Chinese herbal medicine says that eating foods that resemble parts of the body can actually benefit that body part. The surface of the walnut resembles the crinkled brain surface, so this is why it is believed […] Read More »

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Reboot 2021

Jan 14, 2021

Feeling in need of a reboot this New Year? Follow these 5 simple, sustainable steps: Eat Whole-Foods and Boost Fiber Get your nutrients from actual food sources. Eat at least five servings of veggies and one piece of fruit daily, boost overall fiber, get at least three to four ounces of lean protein through animal […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Kale and Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Dec 20, 2020

It’s the holiday season and it is very challenging to keep our diets healthy.  Roasted cauliflower and fresh kale come together in this salad recipe designed to keep your heart healthy and your belly full. Serves 4. Enjoy! Ingredients Cauliflower Topping 1 lb. cauliflower florets 2 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil Salad 1/4 c. lemon juice 3 tbsp. extra […] Read More »

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Spice Up Your Life!

Dec 9, 2020

In traditional Chinese food culture, five spice cooking is used during the cold winter season to flavor warming meats such as beef or pork. The combination of 5 spices vary slightly based on geographical region or taste preferences. The first four are cinnamon, clove  fennel seeds, and star anise. In central China where they prefer […] Read More »

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Dr. Wonson’s Kitchen: Watermelon Rind Salad

Sep 3, 2020

Cool down and give your kidneys the support they need this summer. Eat watermelon! It is high in antioxidant lycopene and amino acid citrulline. Both are excellent for cardiovascular health and lower blood pressure. Watermelon is a natural diuretic, helping to increase the flow of urine, but does not strain the kidneys (unlike alcohol and […] Read More »

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