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Do you ever crave pumpkin pie out of season, but don’t want to worry about the added calories? Try this easy and healthy recipe to give you that quick fix! This simple is high in protein and fiber, and it can be eaten as a dessert or breakfast if you choose. Canned pumpkin is always available at the store; it is a great source of potassium, iron, and vitamin A. For extra flavor, if you have time, toast the walnuts before topping … you won’t regret it! Make sure to look for canned pumpkin that only has pumpkin as an ingredient to avoid any added sugars.
On the Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Sandra Ruby, M.D., neurologist and medical director of Carroll Hospital’s stroke program, discusses the importance of seeking care immediately when stroke is suspected.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
This weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. With many of us spending more time outdoors this season, it’s important to protect ourselves from sunburn and skin damage.
Here are a few things to remember when applying sunscreen:
Sheet pan meals make dinner easy and prevents a pile of dishes to clean up after. Compared to chicken breasts, chicken thighs are juicier, more tender and have more flavor, just make sure to slice off the excess fat before cooking. Try alternating a different vegetable for the Brussels sprouts to switch things up and make sure to add a complex carbohydrate to this meal like brown rice, farro, sweet potato or quinoa. Enjoy!
Now that summer is right around the corner, many people begin that oh-so-familiar diet to feel more comfortable in their bathing suit or other summer clothes. Dieting is largely unsuccessful long term because the diet often recommends restriction or complete avoidance of certain foods like carbohydrates. So, are carbs bad? The short answer is no.
Healthy snack alert! Ever crave something crunchy and salty? These crunchy garbanzo beans are easy to make, healthy, and delicious! Eating a snack that is high in fiber and protein will help to keep you full and curb cravings. Each serving has a whopping 6g of fiber, which is so important for gut health. Try these with different spices like cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, Cajun or dill for something new and fun.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Carroll Health Group cardiologist Radhika Kuna, M.D., discusses why it is so important to receive timely care when it comes to cardiac issues.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Looking for timely, accessible recipes and nutrition information? Join community nutrition educator Bridgette Bostic, R.D.N., for Healthy Bites with Bridgette, a new online cooking class taking place from 5 to 6 p.m. each Wednesday evening.