Many challenges arise when it comes to caring for an aging parent, but thankfully you are not alone. Your parent’s primary care provider is your main ally—the coach shouting from the sidelines, ensuring everyone on your team is doing what they are supposed to do.
Month: July 2017
Black Bean Cakes
Beans are great protein substitute and loaded with fiber and nutrients. If using canned beans with added salt, be sure to rinse and drain beans to help remove excess sodium.
Safe Summer Cooking
During the warm summer months, cooking on the grill is a great way to make a summer meal. However, hot and humid conditions are the perfect environments for the rapid bacterial growth that can cause foodborne illness.
Skillet Corn on the Cob with Parmesan and Cilantro
One ear of corn provides 10 percent of the daily recommended amount of fiber and counts as a 1/2-cup serving of vegetables. Parmesan and cilantro put a twist on this summer staple:
The Role of Hospitalists and Intensivists
With the need for more specialized and coordinated care for hospitalized patients today, hospitalists and intensivists are changing the way patients are cared for in the hospital setting. Mark Olszyk, M.D., vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer, explains how these providers coordinate your care at the hospital.
This nutrient-rich pesto can be used in a variety of ways. Use as dip with vegetables or pita, top over whole wheat crusty bread for an appetizer, add to sandwiches or wraps, mix with pasta or top over grilled chicken or fish.
Fall Harvest Kale Salad with Maple Vinaigrette
Broccolini may look like broccoli, but it is actually a hybrid of broccoli and Chinese broccoli. It is milder in taste than broccoli and can be eaten fresh, sautéed or steamed.
Medical Misconception: Sun & Tanning Myths
To take advantage of the summer sunshine, many of us spend time outside whether on vacation or in our backyards. While “fun in the sun” is part of the season, two of the biggest summertime medical misconceptions have to do with sun exposure – skipping sun protection on a cloudy day and not wearing sunscreen depending on how well you tan.
On a cloudy or overcast day, many are tempted to skip the sunscreen — after all, the sun isn’t shining, so it can’t do any damage, right? Wrong.
Did you know — a portobello mushroom has more potassium than a banana! The longer portobello mushrooms are cooked, the meatier they become. Try these portobello cheeseburgers, a low-calorie, low-fat vegetarian swap for beef when making burgers.