Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Zip Code, not Genetic Code: The California Endowment’s 10 year, $1 Billion Initiative


I am extremely proud to chair this important program at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco. Anthony B. Iton, M.D., J.D., MPH, Senior Vice President of Healthy Communities, The California Endowment; Former Director and County Health Officer, Alameda County Public Health Department; Former Director, Health and Human Services, and School Medical Advisor, City of Stamford,… Read More

An Article by Dr. Len Saputo


I am proud to call Dr. Len Saputo a colleague and friend. He sent me the below and agreed that I could post it.   THE TRAGEDY OF AMERICAN HEALTHCARE Len Saputo, MD Introduction: The New Terrain of American Health Care Over the past 25 years the practice of medicine has become a business, physicians… Read More

New Dip Recipe and the 21-Day Diet


I created another recipe (below) created for my company’s ( upcoming 21-Day Diet. It’s anti-metabolic syndrome, anti-inflammatory way of eating to improve health. Our first 21-day starts soon, and we’ll be seeking participants this next week. It will be fun watching people get healthier and loving the recipes and meals. Besides my recipes, we have… Read More

Melon Puree and Chia Pudding


Another breakfast idea. I really liked it. A couple days ago I pureed a Crane melon and froze it in ice cubes trays to add to my mineral water, but I also throw them in smoothies. This morning, I put 3 melon ice cubes in my Vitamix with a handful of kale and a splash… Read More