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Taking a look at everyday nutrition

What you’re about to embark upon is the result of a really fun hour with Gwenn Friss, journalist with the Cape Cod Times. Diana Cullum-Dugan, a registered dietitian and yoga teacher, managed the Nutrition and Weight Management Center at Boston Medical Center and created meal plans and recipes for “The Overnight…
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Linguine with summer vegetables

Light and Refreshing Summer veggies make for a light and refreshing, yet hardy end-of-summer pasta meal. Linguine With Summer Vegetables Ingredients 3/4 pounds linquine 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 cups fresh corn (2 ears) 2 cloves garlic, minced Salt and black pepper to taste 2 pints grape tomatoes, havled…
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Burrito Fiesta

Fiber-filled and filling Almost 25 years ago, I plummeted into vegetarianism in a not-so-healthy way. Cheesy, decadent casseroles lent a hand in elevating my cholesterol more than 30 points. A base hospital dietitian and doc couldn’t uncover the culprit clogging my arteries so I sleuth’d my way to discovering saturated…
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My willpower’s gone!

Do you have willpower? Willpower. A client told me that she has none. Actually, it’s the most common response I get to why sticking to their dietary or exercise protocol didn’t work. “I don’t have any willpower.” I don’t either. Put a plate of Brie under my nose and ‘whoosh,’…
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