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Dr Russ Blog - August 2014
Labor Day and Healthy Grilling
Created on 8/29/2014
Any time is a good time to grill out with family and friends -

especially long holiday weekends, like Labor Day!

With a few, simple steps you can add flavor to the foods you cook on the grill.

The same steps can help make them a little healthier for you, too.

Check out the easy healthy grilling steps below. Read More>>
Organic Produce - More Nutritious?
Created on 8/26/2014
Is organic produce better for us? REALLY better?

We've long heard that organics expose us to less chemical residues - that part is true.

But are vegetables and fruits grown organically any more nutritious than conventional ones?

Most data say "no" - but a recently published article says "yes". Read More>>
Iced Tea - Good, and Maybe Good For You
Created on 8/15/2014
Iced tea is a favored beverage all year round, but especially during summertime.

There are many varieties, and plenty of traditional recipes.

Overall, iced tea tastes good and refreshes.

In addition, it can be good for you!

You may know about the health benefits of hot tea, and most of those benefits hold for iced tea. It all depends on how you prepare it... Read More>>
Checking in on the Paleo Diet
Created on 8/8/2014
Plenty of people have "gone Paleo."

In other words, they have become followers of the Paleo diet.

That's not a bad thing in the short term...

but is the Paleo Diet a healthy choice in the long term?

Read on to find out. Read More>>
Ebola - Should You Be Worried?
Created on 8/1/2014
If you watch or read the news, you have seen mention of the Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa.

We are all concerned for the safety, welfare and health of the people affected by this deadly illness.

Many Americans have been wondering if people here are at risk, too.

That appears unlikely. Read More>>
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