Add Plant Protein to Your Diet

As a dietitian, I would never encourage everyone to go strictly vegan or vegetarian. Many people enjoy meat, and that is okay, but research shows that a reduction in animal protein (beef, pork, lamb and processed meats in particular) can improve health, including a reduction in cardiovascular disease, prevention or better management of diabetes, and reduced risk of cancer.

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Carroll Hospital Health Chat: Community Health Needs Survey

On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, Dorothy Fox of The Partnership for a Healthier Carroll County discusses the Community Health Needs Survey. The anonymous survey is open for Carroll County residents to share unmet needs or barriers to health. 

 

Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR 1470 AM/102.3 FM!

 

 

 

Turkey Burgers

Turkey burgers are a great alternative to beef as they have less saturated fat and calories.  Place this burger on a whole grain hamburger bun, add some fresh tomatoes, red onion and dark leafy greens like arugula or spinach for added vitamins and minerals.  Pair this burger with a side salad and some juicy fruit for a well-balanced meal. 

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