Recipe Garlic-Sautéed Shrimp & Spinach Shrimp, spinach, and garlic all have natural flavor affinity. But add fresh lemon juice and roasted red peppers to the mix, and the results are irresistible. Serve in smaller portions for a terrific first course. 1 pound medium shrimp, shelled and deveined 1 1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 6 garlic cloves, sliced 10 cups (loosely packed) stemmed spinach 1 cup bottled roasted red peppers--rinsed, drained, and cut into strips 1. Toss shrimp with lemon zest, lemon juice and 1/4 teaspoon each of salt and black pepper. 2. In large deep nonstick skillet, heat oil over high heat. Add garlic and sauté, stirring, until golden, two to three minutes. Immediately transfer garlic with a slotted spoon to a plate. 3. Add shrimp to skillet and sauté until shrimp are pink and just opaque in center, two to three minutes. With tongs or a spoon, transfer shrimp to a clean plate. 4. Add spinach to skillet in handfuls, adding another handful as spinach cooks down; drizzle spinach with 1 tablespoon of water as it cooks. When all of spinach has been added, season with remaining 1/4 teaspoon each salt and black pepper. Add roasted red peppers to skillet and cook, stirring, just until heated. 5. Return shrimp and garlic to skillet and toss to mix with spinach and peppers. Nutritional Information Per serving: 161 calories, 6g total fat, 1g saturated fat, 3.8g monounsaturated fat, 1g polyunsaturated fat, 4.5g dietary fiber, 19g protein, 10g carbohydrate, 135mg cholesterol, 659mg sodium. Good source of: beta-carotene, folate, iron, lutein & zeaxanthin, magnesium, manganese, potassium, quercetin, selenium, vitamin C. Date Published: 9/20/2005 Date Reviewed: 9/20/2005 Contact Information Address: 604 W. Warner Rd, Suite C-2 Chandler, AZ 85225 Phone Numbers: 480-855-0425 480-200-8911 (after-hours) www.SunValleyWMC.com Source: www.wholehealthmd.com Office Hours Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday 10am – 7pm 10am – 7pm 9am – 5pm 7am – 5pm 7am – 4pm Closed for lunch 1:00 – 2:00 pm Mon/ Tues 12:30 – 1:30 pm Wed/ Thurs/ Fri Fantastic Fiber Article Address/ Link: https://www.askdrsears.com/html/4/t041500.asp Source: www.AskDrSears.com Click on the link above to read a very informative article about fiber. It provides a great overview and answers many questions you may have about fiber. Fiber is important, not only for the treatment and prevention of constipation, but also for overall bowel health. It has also been shown to decrease appetite. Here is a list of some topics included in the ariticle: Best Fiber Foods 10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Daily Fiber 6 Ways to Help Fiber Work Better in Your Body What is Fiber? 7 Health Benefits of Fiber How Much Fiber do You Need? Fiber Tips for Kids Weight Loss Totals Our patients lost a total of: 953 lbs in July 1145 lbs in August WAY TO GO! Meal Services Company Name 1. Mom's Main Dish Website www.momsmaindish.com Phone Number 602-954-6667 2. Super Supper www.supersuppers.com 480-813-1600 (Phone number is for the Gilbert location – the closest location to our clinic. Check their website for other locations.) 3. Dream Dinners 4. My Girlfriend’s Kitchen www.dreamdinners.com www.mygirlfriendskitchen.com 480-897-3880 (Tempe location – the closest location to our clinic. Check their website for other locations.) 480-539-0399 (Gilbert location – the closest location to our clinic. Check their website for other locations.) 5. Sunfare www.sunfare.com 623-582-0588 *Check out each service to see which is the best fit for you. If you know of other services, please let us know and we’ll add them to the list. New Products H Haavvee yoou eevveerr ccoonnssiideerreedd ddooiinngg aa cclleeaanssee?? QUESTION OF THE MONTH: MediClear is a great product that we are now carrying in the clinic. MediClear comes with a well-written booklet that explains the cleanse in detail – something many companies don’t offer. Not only can a cleanse be a great start to your weight loss program, but it can also be used to break through a plateau or find out if you have any hidden food allergies/ sensitivities. Food allergies/ sensitivities have been linked to food cravings and can make losing weight more of a challenge. Q: Are 100 Calorie Packs o.k. to eat? $$3344..2233 ((pplluss ttaaxx) *This is a special price for our patients. The suggested retail price for this product is $45.70. You will get a booklet at the start of your cleanse. We have a MediClear cleanse booklet in our back waiting room for you to look at. You can also read it online: http://www.thorne.com/product_literature_people.wss Once on website, click on “ MediClear Patient Guide” Getting the most from the internet You can find a great deal of information about health, nutrition, and exercise on-line. Here are two helpful sites. Look for new website recommendations in each newsletter. Read all about GMOs and why you don’t want them in the foods you eat: http://www.responsibletechnology.org/GMFree/Home/index.cfm www.seedsofdeception.org MONTHLY CHALLENGE Each month we will present a challenge. Accept theses challenges as a way to help reach your goals. It takes small steps to progress by leaps and bounds. This month’s challenge: “Eat Your Vegetables!” Vegetables are an important source of vitamins, minerals, and other beneficial compounds, such as antioxidants. Most Americans do not eat enough vegetables. Rules: 5 servings per day Serving size: ½ cup cooked or 1 cup raw Must include at least 3 different colors of vegetables each day and one of those must be green No same vegetable can be used more than 2 days in a row A: Are you looking to restrict your calories or are you working on improving your health and losing weight is part of that? Don’t be fooled by a company’s marketing strategies! Just because a package contains only 100 calories doesn’t mean the food is good for you. Make a commitment to read labels and you will see that many of the prepackaged foods are indeed junk food. Junk food may give you a few minutes of taste satisfaction and an hour of decreased hunger, but they also damage your health. Junk food is laden with bad fats, sugar, and chemicals. Read food labels. You DO NOT want to see any of the following ingredients in your food, esecially if they appear in the first 5 ingredients: 1. Hydrogenated oil (trans fats). If a product has less than .5 grams per serving, they can still put “0 Trans Fats” on the label. Don’t be fooled by this loophole. Another type of fat to avoid is saturated animal fat. 2. High-fructose corn syrup or sugar. 3. Anything that is a processed grain (you want “whole grain”). Processed grains are stripped of nutrients and you will see “enriched” on the label. 4. Artificial ingredients, including sweeteners, flavors and preservatives. Suggestions for Making Your Own Healthy 100 Calorie Snacks: 12-15 raw almonds or 10-12 pecans. 1 medium apple with 5-7 raw nuts. 1 Wasa light rye cracker with 2 teaspoons almond butter. Low-fat string cheese (1 ounce) with 8 medium strawberries. 4 oz low-fat cottage cheese (1% fat) with 1/3 cup fresh blueberries. ISSUE August VOLUME I YEAR 2007 Healthy Weight Is Your Food Boring? Are you eating the same foods day after day? Are you sick and tired of eating salads? Do you feel like there isn’t much of a choice when it comes to eating healthy foods? If you answered “yes” to any of these, it is time for a change! If you have relied on fast food and microwave dinners, then it should come as no surprise that you are struggling with food boredom. You need new tools in your bag of tricks. The question is, how are you going to get them? You have embarked on a journey to a slimmer and healthier you and learning new skills has to be a part of the process. I have never known of a process of change that did not require a timecommitment. “Oh no” you say, “I was afraid of that.” I can hear many of you whining already – you have no time, you don’t like healthy food, you can’t possibly schedule something else in, you don’t know how to cook, and on and on. In order to change your life you must be willing to change what you do on a daily basis. Learning new ways of eating and preparing foods is part of that process. For those of you who have not admitted that, it is time to take a deep breath and say, “o.k., I am ready.” Just like learning a new language, learning new ways of eating will take some time. focus Suggestions: Make/ order food from a meal service. *See information under “Meal Services” in this newsletter. Prepare foods ahead of time. Try 1 new recipe each week. Trade a prepared meal with a friend each week. Be sure each of you makes enough for leftovers or to feed your entire family. Take cooking classes. Don’t eat the same food for more than 2 days in a row. What’s New? You can now read our past newsletters on our website: www.sunvalleywmc.com We are OPEN the following SATURDAYS in September: 1st, 8th, 22nd , and 29th *If you are coming in for weigh-in/ injections, please give a quick call ahead of time so that we can have your chart ready. As always, if you need to see the doctor, please make an appointment.
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