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Making Home Safe for a Stroke Survivor

Stroke affects everyone differently. A stroke can leave a survivor with difficulties in their speech, cognitive skills, vision and mobility. However, with time, patience and hard work, many are able to regain some of their previous abilities and can lead fulfilling lives.

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Oven-Roasted Asparagus

Something is to be said for simple! This oven-roasted asparagus recipe is a great companion side for any protein.  It is an easy and fast way to add fiber to your meal with little effort.

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Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™

More and more Americans are demanding food free of synthetic chemicals and pesticides. The availability of organic foods, particularly fruits and vegetables, has increased significantly over the past decade, helping to drive down cost as more farms choose to grow organic due to demand.

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Cantaloupe and Carrot Smoothie

When you can’t eat your fruits and veggies, drink them! Carrot and cantaloupe pair very well together. Try this antioxidant rich smoothie your kids are sure to enjoy!

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Celebrating Our Nursing Staff

Congratulations to Kelly Roemer, R.N., named Carroll Hospital’s Nurse of the Year last evening during the annual Best of the Best dinner honoring our nursing staff.

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Grilled Chicken Spinach Salad with Spicy Pineapple Dressing

Adding fresh fruit to green salads is not a new trend but is one worth continuing. This grilled chicken and spinach salad blends sweet pineapple with spicy habanero peppers! It’s full of fiber and flavor. You can make it as mild or spicy as you like.  If the habanero is too spicy, try the more mild jalapeno pepper instead!

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Easing Arthritis Symptoms

May is Arthritis Awareness Month, a time dedicated to increasing awareness about a condition that is one of the leading causes of disability in the country.

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Summer Succotash Salad

This recipe makes perfect use of fresh locally grown corn and squash. It is packed with nutrition and flavor! To save time use canned butter beans or baby lima beans, drain and rinsed before use. Edamame work well in this recipe also!

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Medical Misconception: All Calories Are Created Equal

Each month we set the facts straight regarding a popular health and wellness myth.

This month’s misconception: All calories are created equal.

A calorie is a calorie is a calorie. Whether it’s from carbohydrate, protein or fat, they’re all the same.

That is true in the most technical sense. But when it comes to good health, wellness and nutrition, that thinking is outdated.

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Cauliflower Rice Chicken and Sausage Italian Bake

You won’t even know it’s not a pasta bake! Try this traditional baked Italian dish using cauliflower rice, chicken and sausage. All the flavor without all the carbs and calories. A fresh green salad completes the meal!

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