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Savory Oatmeal

In my dietetics practice, I frequently see patients looking to lower their cholesterol without taking medication. There are a number of foods that can help, including oatmeal, which contains soluble fiber that can reduce the absorption of bad cholesterol (LDL) … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Lao PDR


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Bratislava & Vienna

If I had to pick just one city we visited during our 2 weeks in Eastern and Central Europe that I would want to live in it would probably be Bratislava – a quaint old town with sidewalk cafés and … Continue reading

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Our first stop in Hungary was the city of Pécs, a former European Capital of Culture and one of the most diverse cities in Hungary. In addition to brilliant architecture, one of the most interesting aspects of the city was … Continue reading

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Serbia & Croatia

A portion of the border between Serbia and Romania is a narrow gorge on the Danube River aptly named the Iron Gates. When travelling upstream, boats must pass through a series of locks associated with Djerdap Dam, which were only … Continue reading

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