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On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Dorothy Fox of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County discusses the Community Health Needs Survey. The anonymous survey is open for Carroll County residents to share unmet needs or barriers to health.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR 1470 AM/102.3 FM!
This plant-based salad is loaded with fiber, heart-healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants! Adding blueberries to this salad gives a hint of sweetness and a very important antioxidant called anthocyanin that gives fruits and vegetables their deep red-orange and blue-violet colors. Research has shown anthocyanins may reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, help prevent cancer and improve cognitive function. This salad also contains edamame, a soybean high in fiber and protein.
Why Waiting Can Do More Harm than Good
Parents may be reluctant to visit the pediatrician’s office during the COVID-19 pandemic. But if this means your child will be missing routine vaccinations, you should think twice, says Cynthia Roldan, M.D., medical director of pediatrics at Carroll Hospital.
Zucchini are easy to find and are a great fresh vegetable for summer Ever try zucchini noodles, or zoodles, before? Well, this is your chance! This recipe also includes shrimp, which are low in calories but high in nutrition, including antioxidants and omega-3s. Research shows that eating seafood regularly can help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Each year, Carroll Hospital hosts a seasonal farmers market to help the community access healthy, locally sourced produce and products. Our market’s farmers and vendors come from the many corners of Carroll County to share the fruits of their labor.
This year, the weekly market kicks off on Thursday, July 2 and concludes Thursday, September 17 on the Carroll Hospital campus. Hours of operation are 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Looking for a healthy meal that can be eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner? A frittata is the way to go, as it is so versatile! This easy recipe can be part of your meal prep for the week. Pair with 1 cup of berries or melon and a slice of your favorite whole grain bread for a well-balanced meal. Read More
Let’s face it, most Americans do not get enough omega-3 fats in their diet. Omega-3 fats are a type of unsaturated fat that is essential in the diet, meaning we must obtain it from food sources.
Ever wonder what to make with canned tuna other than mixing it with mayo for a sandwich? This is a perfect high protein and fiber salad that’s delicate and satisfying, plus it is loaded with heart-healthy fats! Pair with some spring greens for added vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.