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Lifestyle

Making Room for a New Year

 

 With a new year comes new goals, resolutions, and intentions. The motivation and inspiration the new year brings is exciting and at times can be overwhelming. To make space for NEW and desired change it’s important to clear out the old. The past few years I have used January as […]

Main Meals

Low FODMAP Quinoa Tabbouleh

 

  Since I have started teaching the low FODMAP diet I am always thinking of new ways to convert some of my patient’s favorite meals/recipes into low FODMAP alternatives. This recipe inspiration came from my recent experience working with a few Middle Eastern patients who described Tabbouleh, (tabouleh or tab(b)ouli) as a favorite […]

Fitness, Health

2015 Skyline Triathlon – Race Recap

 

  Sunday {May 17th 2015}, I completed the Skyline Sprint Triathlon, or Sky Tri, put on by EPIC races.ย The race was a 400 meter pool swim, a 12.4 mile bike, and a 5K run.ย This was my first triathlon so I was very excited and a little (okaaay, maybe more than […]

Lifestyle

2015: A Year of New

 

 2015. New year. New Job. New Training Program. New Class. New Goals. New Recipes. So far this year has been anything but slow, and January was the month of all things new: I accepted an outpatient position with the Division of Gastroenterology, still working for the wonderful University of Michigan […]

Nutrition

Healthy Office Snacks

 

 Most people spend 8 to 9 hours at work so having a healthy snack or two during the workday provides the opportunity to increase energy, improve focus, and enhance productivity. Having healthy options available will decrease trips to the vending machine or cafeteria, which can save money and help you […]