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Cooking Light magazine: “6 Spices to Boost Your Body’s Health” by Dr. Lipi Roy

Want to learn about 6 fascinating spices that will improve your health? Read this great article by Tim Cebula, Food Editor of Cooking Light magazine, featuring spice expertise by yours truly 馃檪 and recipe ideas from Lior Lev Sercarz, chef and owner of NYC’s La Boite. Have fun in your kitchen with these tantalizing spices […]




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Mushroom, Scallion and Cilantro Pasta Medley

Here’s a flavorful, healthy and delicious meal that’s chock full of vegetables, aromatic spices as well as whole wheat pasta. Make any modifications as you wish. Enjoy! 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 Nonstick cooking spray 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 2 tablespoons olive oil 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 2聽cloves chopped garlic 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 2 bunches scallions 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 陆 teaspoon dried rosemary 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 1 teaspoon black pepper 路聽聽聽聽聽聽聽 […]




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BodyTalk Podcast interview with Dr. Lipi Roy — “Longer, Healthier Life with Spices”

Greetings! I was delighted to speak with Master Trainer and Health Reporter, Bob Garvin, about聽a recent study published in the British Medical Journal, led by researchers at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health聽that linked聽frequent spice consumption with living a longer life. Bob knows that I am deeply passionate about healthy cooking and baking, […]




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“Doctor’s Call” Boston Herald Radio: Marathon injuries, Diabetes Kits with Cinnamon, and “Pregnancy Brain”

On this week’s segment of “Doctor’s Call” on Boston Herald Radio, I discussed marathon-related injuries; potential role of cinnamon in diabetes; and the phenomenon known as “pregnancy brain”. Listen here! https://soundcloud.com/bostonherald/doctors-call-with-dr-lipi-roy-9 For more details, read below: Marathon-Related Injuries Like last year, I again have the privilege of working in the Medical Tent of the 2015 […]




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Spices and their Health Benefits — Video

I am excited to share聽a video of one of my favorite topics, Spices! –>聽https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1rnObuFr6p8 A big, heartfelt thank you to TV hosts, Esha and Soph,聽for聽inviting me聽back to their show, “Faces of South Asia”, to discuss a few of my favorite spices including turmeric, paprika, coriander, black cumin and cinnamon. For more details, check out the […]




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Whole Wheat Penne with Roasted Zucchini, Onions, Garlic & Almonds

There’s just something comforting about warm, fresh, homemade pasta. And for those out there who would like a healthy source of carbs yet not be carb-overloaded, this pasta dish is nearly half vegetables. I used organic whole wheat pasta which – unlike white pasta which has most of its nutrients refined out of it – […]




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Quinoa with Mixed Vegetables & Coriander

This is a healthy and quick dinner recipe. Quinoa, as most of you may know, is also known as a “superfood”: it is a grain that is high in protein, fiber and is also a source of calcium, magnesium and many other nutrients. This recipe is chock full of nutrients and flavor, ranging from coriander […]




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Indian Fried Rice with Turmeric

‘Pilao’ or Indian-style fried rice is a classic dish that has been in many an Indian household! It is diverse in that it can be served on its own, or with a聽vegetables,聽curried fish, chicken or lamb. Or anything else of your choosing — I always encourage creativity! The many spices – cloves, cinnamon and turmeric […]




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Paprika & Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

This is a very quick and simple recipe that is chock full of nutrients. Asparagus has many vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, K, B1, B2 and C, as well as folate, iron and fiber. The health benefits of asparagus range from anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties to cardiovascular health and blood sugar (diabetes) regulation. Both […]




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Blueberry Pancakes with Cinnamon

This is a healthy yet delicious version of everyone鈥檚 favorite breakfast — pancakes! Healthy additions and/or alternatives include whole wheat flour, fresh blueberries, cinnamon and nutmeg. Other variations include the addition of apples, raspberries, blackberries, bananas, chopped walnuts or pecans. 鈥 2 eggs 鈥 1 戮 cups of skim (non-fat) milk (add more for thinner […]




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