Meet Our New Community Nutrition Educator

Carroll Hospital welcomes Barb Walsh, R.D., L.D.N., C.N.S.C., as its new community nutrition educator in the Tevis Center for Wellness.

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Apple Skillet Pork Chops

This recipe is so simple and so good! Say goodbye to dry, boring pork chops. These pork chops are moist and full of flavor, and it’s a great recipe for those leftover apples from the fall harvest! It’s a quick skillet dish that pairs well with any green vegetable and low fat mashed potatoes or mashed cauliflower.

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More Ways to Stay Healthy

We recently focused on the benefits of healthy eating. Now, here are some additional healthy habits to keep you feeling your best.

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Minestrone Soup

If you looking for a protein-packed, high fiber, nutrient-rich and low fat dinner option with minimal prep time, there is nothing better on a fall evening than a hearty soup! This “copycat” version of Carrabba’s minestrone soup fits the bill. It’s high in vitamins C and A. It’s also a versatile recipe that lends itself well to adding whatever vegetables you have in the fridge!

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Hidden Scar Surgery Minimizes Visual Reminders of Cancer

When it comes down to it, a bug bite helped detect Gayla Fulcher’s breast cancer.

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Roasted Acorn Squash with Brown Sugar

Acorn squash is an easy to prepare, low-calorie, nutrient packed addition to any meal. Acorn squash provides vitamin B6, complex carbohydrates, potassium, magnesium, folate, thiamine and dietary fiber. When shopping for the right acorn squash, pick one that is that is heavy for its size with smooth, dull skin and no soft spots. A good balance between green and orange coloring is ideal. Fun fact: squash is considered a fruit, not a vegetable.

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Total Health Expo: Saturday, October 28

We’re officially less than one month away from the 8th annual Total Health Expo!

Enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of health and wellness at our Total Health Expo taking place Saturday, October 28 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Carroll Hospital’s East Pavilion, located at 291 Stoner Avenue.

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Powerhouse Quinoa Bowl

Replace pasta or rice in your next dish for quinoa. Quinoa is a complete protein, as it contains all nine essential amino acids the body needs. Each 1 cup serving provides 8 gm protein.

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Medical Misconception: Midwifery

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

Using a certified nurse midwife for obstetric care is becoming more and more commonplace today, but many myths surround the care they provide. Here are three common myths surrounding midwifery:

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Healthy Pumpkin Pancakes

Pumpkin is a fall favorite! It’s loaded with the antioxidant beta-carotene which the body converts to vitamin A for eye health. Current research indicates that diets rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of cancer and protect against heart disease.

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