Healthy Recipe: Kingfish

“Escabeche” is the Spanish word for “pickle”. It is also the name of a number of dishes in Mediterranean and Latin American cuisines which are marinated and cooked in an acidic mixture and usually colored with pimento or saffron. It could be a fish, chicken, rabbit, pork, or vegetable dish — easy, delicious and good for you! Just watch out for the salt, since the capers, the olives, and Old Bay Seasoning, contain added salt. This dish is great year-round and can be served hot or at room temperature.
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Healthy Recipe: Quinoa Mama

By: Denisse Oller This is one of those dishes that saves me anytime I have unexpected company. Not only is it easy and quick to make, it is also nutritious and riquísimo! By the way, quinoa dates back to the Inca civilization and stands alone as a complete protein source,
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Minority Health Month – An Interview with ACP President Dr. Henry Chen

[avatar user=”hchen” size=”thumbnail” align=”left” link=”http://www.acppps.org/who-we-are/henry-chen/”]By: Henry Chen, MD[/avatar]April is Minority Health Month, and ACP interviewed Dr. Henry Chen, a leading community-based Primary Care Physician in private practice for more than 20 years in New York City, where he manages the health care of patients in the Asian communities of Brooklyn
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The Cancer That Kills 50,000 Americans Annually is Highly Preventable. What Are We Waiting For?

In 1998, Today Show host Katie Couric tragically, and very publicly, lost her husband to colon cancer, shining a spotlight on this “silent killer.” In an effort to encourage screening and awareness, Couric famously underwent a colonoscopy live on the Today Show. If she can do it, America began to think, “maybe I can too.” Two years later, in 2000, then-president Bill Clinton proclaimed March Colorectal Awareness Month.
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Don’t Snooze on this Diabetes Wake-Up Call

As New Yorkers, we are more than twice as likely to have diabetes as the average American. New York City health officials have declared diabetes an epidemic. As a neighborhood physician, I can tell you it is never a good time to sleep through the warning signs of diabetes.
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Sounding the Alarm For Diabetes Prevention

Sounding the Alarm For Diabetes Prevention

In the next 24 hours, 4,660 new cases of diabetes will be diagnosed more than 130 people will develop kidney failure because of diabetes. Diabetes waits for no one. What are you waiting for?
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Keen on Quinoa

When I first tasted quinoa, more than 10 years ago, in a modest Peruvian diner in Paterson, New Jersey, I found the lightly grainy texture and earthy flavor a bit off-putting. Now, I eat quinoa at least three times a week.
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Nutrition Made Simple: Ten Foods for Better Health

As a Primary Care Physician in communities where heart disease, obesity, and diabetes are skyrocketing, this study quantifies the impact of unhealthy eating habits that I observe every day. The great news from this study is that taking control of your diet and your health may be as simple as focusing on just 10 foods and nutrients.
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From TV to the Kitchen – An Interview on “El Rincon de Isolda” (“Isolda’s Corner”)

Last week I had the privilege of being a guest on “El Rincon de Isolda” (Isolda’s Corner), a popular online show hosted by internationally renowned journalist Isolda Peguero.
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Back to The Heights

The idea of going back to Washington Heights – the neighborhood that meant so much to me as a child – was especially exciting as I would be giving my first DASH diet workshop of 2017 just blocks from the apartment where my Aunt Pat instilled in me a lifelong love of healthy eating and exercise.
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