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ask the doc insulin resistant

Answers to your questions about prediabetes and diabetes.

Nora Pouillon, advocate for organic food and sustainable living is the recipient of the 2017 James Beard Lifetime Achievement award.

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2014 Foodie Awards

Make mealtime a breeze with 100 VT-approved grocery picks

Of all the reasons we love Asian take-out—it’s fast, inexpensive and comes in cute containers—the biggest is flavor. But even if Thai, Indian or Chinese dishes aren’t currently in your repertoire, you can whip up some of your favorite Asian dishes in the time it takes to pick up take-out.

Apple Bonanza

Celebrate apple season with easy recipes that make the most of autumn's bounty

ask the doc protein

Q: How much protein does an active 40-something woman need each day?

A: Less than you might think. For an average-weight woman, the Institute of Medicine recommends 46 grams of protein per day. If you'd like to know the exact amount you require, multiply your body weight in pounds by 0.36. As a practical matter, there's no need to add up protein grams. So long as you're eating a variety of beans, grains, vegetables, and fruits, you'll get adequate protein.

Summer. We love the light of its longer days and welcome the sun’s mood-lifting rays, but we worry about its aging effects and skin cancer. Summer, as always, brings with it a mix of good and bad news.

Q & A with Georges Laraque

The Montreal Canadiens hockey team got a fighter when they traded for Georges Laraque in July 2008. That year, Sports Illustrated named Laraque the game’s best enforcer: his job is to protect his teammates while roughing up the opposition. Off the ice he fights for animal rights; the 6-foot-3 athlete became a vegan in 2009, after seeing the film Earthlings

Q What motivates you to be an activist?

Ask a Chef: Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Isa Chandra Moskowitz, coauthor of the best-selling cookbook Veganomicon, is on a mission to get everyone eating more veggies—and feeling more confident in the kitchen. Her newest title, Appetite for Reduction, offers 125 recipes for low-fat, plant-based dishes that don't skimp on flavor. We asked her how to avoid creeping weight gain during the holidays.

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