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New Nutrition Facts Label Update

A lot has changed since the previous U.S Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements for the Nutrition Facts Label for packaged foods were published in 1993, including the serving sizes people consume, obesity rates and the research available linking poor diet and exercise habits to numerous chronic diseases.

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Grilled Shrimp Skewers with Charred Asparagus and Snap Peas

Fire up the grill for some shrimp on the barbie Asian style! These shrimp skewers cook in just minutes and complement the sweetness of the sugar snap peas and crispness of the asparagus for a healthy, high fiber meal.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Sun Safety

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community educator Karen Fossett, R.N., discusses sun safety.

 

 

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Small Changes, Big Results

Barb Walsh, community nutrition educator at the Tevis Center for Wellness, says that even making small changes in our food choices can have significant results. Here, she shares some healthy swaps to make in our diets:

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Mediterranean Tuna Antipasto Salad

This recipe combines many of the principles of the Mediterranean diet into one simple-to-prepare salad entrée utilizing beans and tuna for protein.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Pre-diabetes

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian Pam Xenakis discusses pre-diabetes.

 

 

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Genetic Counseling Services Available

Carroll Hospital offers genetic counseling services for those who have recently been diagnosed with cancer and for those who are at risk for the disease.

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Chipotle Chicken Satay with Grilled Vegetables

Tired of plain old chicken on the grill? This recipe provides a healthy, quick cooking grilled chicken option paired with grilled veggies and a spicy lime peanut sauce.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Volunteering at Carroll Hospice

Listen to this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat featuring Carroll Hospice volunteer coordinator Kim Benson.

She discussed the variety of volunteer opportunities available at Carroll Hospice.

 

 

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Endocrinology Care Helps Transform Lifestyles of Diabetes Patients

It’s been almost 8 years since Mark Helt walked into a primary care physician’s office for a checkup and walked out with a diagnosis: Type 2 diabetes.

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