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Sauté two free-range chicken eggs, in 2 tablespoons of butter, over a very low flame. Top with an excellent quality sea salt, perhaps seasoned with seaweed flakes, slide out of the pan into a bowl, so you can scoop up all the yolk with a spoon.
Here’s a statistic for you: For every 2000 women obtaining annual mammogram screening for 10 years, 1 less woman will die of breast cancer. 20,000 mammograms will be performed.
I know your physician has your best interests at heart when he or she notices a slight increase in your LDL ("bad") cholesterol and suggests that you further eliminate fats from your diet, or consider starting a statin medication.
An Open Letter to the Weston A. Price and Paleo Communities:
Before you decide you don't have time to read about playing (of all things!), consider that play has a powerful benefit for adults as well as children.
And I imagine most of you do, also. Sometimes it seems that the focus of health advice, including mine, is more about what you can’t eat than what there is to enjoy about food.
I have been concerned recently with the way we physicians make a diagnosis of insulin resistance: we're late. We wait to make the diagnosis until it's “definite”, but by then it's also advanced and more difficult to reverse.
I understand loving the taste of grains. Now that I've spent the better part of a year without gluten, months without grains, I can still admit that I have loved grains in my life. When posed the “Name one food to have on a desert island” question, I was always torn between eggs and brown rice.