Article & Blog Archive for February 2020

The Truth About Coconut Oil

The Truth about Coconut Oil

Coconut oil has become popular in recent years, especially in trending Keto and Paleo diets. Many Americans consider coconut oil to be a healthy fat, but researchers warn it’s not as healthy as we think.

Breast Cancer Treatment and Heart Disease

As we come to the end of heart health month, Dr. Jyoti discusses the benefits of using proton therapy to treat breast cancer because of its ability to precisely target the tumor site with virtually no radiation affecting the heart and lungs.

The Mediterranean Diet Ranked Best Plant-Based Diet

orange mint salad

For the third year in a row, the Mediterranean Diet has been ranked as the gold standard of plant-based diets by US News and World Report’s 2020 rankings of best diets. The Mediterranean Diet proved to be the best diet for overall health and management of chronic diseases. This diet emphasizes eating fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and seafood.

February is American Heart Month

Salmon and Spinach

February is American Heart Month and is the perfect time to raise awareness and learn more about how certain lifestyle choices can help reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases. In this bulletin is a recipe for making Spinach Stuffed Salmon.

Thyme’s Culinary and Medicinal Uses

Thyme Chicken

Thyme is an herb known for its medicinal, culinary, and ornamental plant uses. It is also a good source of many different vitamins, including vitamins A, K, C, B6, B9, and E. In addition, thyme has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. This week’s bulletin includes recipe for Creamy Lemon Thyme Chicken.