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Metabolic Leader
We specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of metabolic disorders of the endocrine system. Opened on November 15, 2010 by Dr. Stephan Babirak to provide the highest quality patient – focused healthcare in the southern Maine region.


Metabolic LEADER is pleased to welcome…Alicia GreenwaldAlicia P. Greenwald, FNP-C, BC-ADM, CDE

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Healthy Eating Recipe

Candied Nuts Recipe

Spicy Candied Nuts

Yield: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1/4 cup nuts
Servings Per Recipe: 18

1 egg white
1 tablespoon water
1/2 pound shelled walnut halves
1/2 pound shelled almonds
1/4 cup SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend
1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1 pinch Pinch of ground red pepper


1. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk egg white and water until frothy. Add walnuts and almonds and stir to coat completely.
3. In a large plastic bag, combine SPLENDA® Brown Sugar Blend, cinnamon, ginger, salt, coriander, allspice, and pepper. Holding the open end tightly, shake vigorously to blend. Add half of the nuts to the bag and shake to coat thoroughly.
4. Remove nuts and place on a large nonstick baking sheet. Repeat with remaining nuts and spices, and spread on the baking sheet.
5. Bake, stirring and smoothing nuts into a single layer every 15 minutes. Bake until nuts are caramelized, about 45 minutes.
6. Allow nuts to cool.

Nutrition Information
Calories: 170
Total Carbs: 7g
Total Fat: 15g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
Dietary Fiber: 3g


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Welcome to Metabolic Leader

We are a comprehensive metabolic health care center with endocrinologists on staff in Scarborough, Maine and the surrounding areas of Portland and Southern Maine. Delivering the finest quality, patient-focused care is our highest priority. We strive to be the LEADER in metabolic healthcare by specializing in (L) Lipid consultations, (E) Endocrinology, (A) Apheresis for patients who have very high cholesterol levels and are not at LDL goal, (D) Diabetes care and education using the latest technologies such as insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors, (E) Education programs for patients and health care professionals, and (R) Research participation for the development of new drugs that may improve care and prevent complications. Our team of skilled specialists is ready to diagnose and treat these metabolic diseases and proactively reduce the risk of developing these diseases and their potential complications. We hope you will use our website as an educational resource and a tool to facilitate your understanding of Metabolic LEADER and what we have to offer. Your health is important to us and we look forward to our partnership in your wellbeing.

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