Posts Tagged ‘Healthy Eating’

Healthy Eating: Smart Recipes for a Healthier You-Barbecue Broccoli Sandwich

Thursday, March 26, 2015 13:36 No Comments

Here is a simple, healthy and delicious recipe with broccoli taking center stage. Enjoy!
By John La Puma, MD

Barbecue Broccoli Sandwich
Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 224 per serving
Percent from Fat: 21%
Cuisine: Vegetarian, Vegan
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegan, Vegetarian
Food as Medicine(SM) Ingredient: Broccoli
Food as Medicine(SM) Tip
An active compound in broccoli called sulforaphane not only helps the detoxifying efforts of your liver and skin cells, but also helps […]

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Media-TV Guest Appearance: Healthy Living | Prevention | Empowerment

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 10:27 No Comments

I’m thrilled to be a guest on WMCN44 TV, Power Your Life with Dr. Jo Anne White.

 
Today, March 17, 2015, tune in at 1:30 p.m. EST to watch a very exciting show with guests Rose Rivera, Judy O’Beirn, and me, Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA. I’ll discuss ways to live a healthier life, focusing on prevention, and […]

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Misleading Food Labels: It’s a Big Deal

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:18 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Reading the list of ingredients is more important than reading the front of the food label.

Food labels can be confusing and misleading  
The description on the front of a food label may be quite different than the actual ingredients. A food label may look “healthy” because the packaging and the wording […]

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Healthy Eating: Do You Know The Five Refuel Commandments?

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 12:41 1 Comment

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
Okay men, this one’s for you. A healthy lifestyle reboot book that focuses on food, fitness and health. REFUEL, is a well-written book, with a dose of humor, by my friend and a leading health expert John La Puma, MD.
REFUEL is a 24 day eating plan specifically engineered for the […]

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A TEDEd Presentation, Sugar: Hiding in plain sight, plus other names for added sugar

Thursday, April 3, 2014 14:50 No Comments

By Barbara Ficarra, RN, BSN, MPA
This is a short charming animated informational TED-Ed Original presentation, Sugar: Hiding in plain sight-Robert Lustig.
“While sugar is easy to spot in candy, soft drinks and ice cream, it also hides out in foods you might not expect — including peanut butter, pasta sauce and even bologna! Robert Lustig decodes […]

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