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The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Guide & Cookbook: A Book Review

The Essential Cancer Treatment Nutrition Book by Jean LaMantia, RD with Dr. Neil Berinstein, MD Robert Rose, 2012, 320 pages ISBN: 978-0-7788-0298-3 Understanding how food and nutrition can complement treatment options for people with cancer is not easy. When first diagnosed, one is overwhelmed with emotions, concerned about which treatment to follow, and may not be thinking about side effects and how to deal with them. Amongst the sea of information on the subject, Jean LaMantia’s The Essential Cancer Treatment … + more

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Go Local

Why Eat Local? Take a moment to think about some of the foods you’ve eaten today. How far did you have to travel to pick up those foods? And how far did those foods have to travel to meet you? If you have ever eaten strawberries in December, French cheese, or a pineapple, you know that grocery stores stock almost all foods year round to keep us happy. Choosing local foods means these foods did not have to travel to … + more

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Lauren’s Green Smoothie

Makes 1 serving Ingredients 1 cup milk (dairy or almond) 1 ripe banana, cut in pieces (can be fresh or frozen) Several handfuls of raw spinach, steamed 1 Tbsp peanut butter 1/4 cup raw oats Cinnamon, vanilla and honey to taste Cooking Instructions Steam spinach. Add all ingredients to blender and blend. This recipe is one that has been perfected by my daughter, Lauren. She sometimes adds cocoa to it and says that it makes it a strange colour but … + more

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Green Bean Salad with Pickled Red Onion and Toasted Almonds

Makes 2 – 4 servings Ingredients 1 lb. green beans 1/2 a fennel bulb, thinly sliced and tossed with lemon juice 1 stock celery, thinly sliced 1 medium onion, thinly sliced 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1/2 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 cup water 1 Tbsp Kosher salt 1 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 cup whole almonds 2 Tbsp olive oil Cooking Instructions Toast the almonds in a 350 degree oven for 7 – 10 minutes. Toss with one teaspoon of olive … + more

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Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide tests performed on produce and collected by federal agencies between 2000 and 2008. The produce that was tested was washed and prepared the way we … + more

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Salmon, Fennel, Parsnip and Coconut Stew

Makes enough for 2 people Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 leek, washed and sliced 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 fennel bulb, diced 2 parsnips, scrubbed and diced 1 cup vegetable stock 1 cup coconut milk 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp fresh ground pepper 8 oz salmon, cut into chunks Microgreens as garnish (optional) Cooking Instructions In a medium pan, heat the olive oil and cook the leek, garlic and fennel for about 5 minutes until tender. Do not let … + more

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Vegetarian Chili

Makes six cups Ingredients 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1/2 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tbsp olive oil 15 oz can, tomato sauce 14 oz. can, black beans or chickpeas or half of each, drained and rinsed 1 cup corn, canned or frozen 2 cups mixed vegetables (peppers, mushrooms, asparagus, and carrots) 1 tbsp chili powder 1 tsp each oregano, cumin & basil Cilantro (to taste) (optional) Cooking Instructions In saucepan, sauté onion and garlic in oil over … + more

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The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January is to try to eat at home. We have been out socializing in December, eating things we don’t normally eat. In fact, on the news … + more

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At the Table’s Philosophy of Eating

Welcome to At the Table Nutrition Inc. – the nutrition company that brings the science of nutrition and the art of balanced eating together at every table! Healthy eating starts with a good philosophy.  At the Table’s nutritional philosophy is based on mindful eating of real foods. It is one that encourages quality and natural ingredients, and the practice of eating for the pleasure and enjoyment of food.  We respect the need for different people to make their own choices … + more

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