March is National Kidney Health Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of maintaining or managing your kidney’s health.
My friend gave me a plaque that read, “Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. That makes it a plant. Therefore, chocolate counts as a salad.”
While that may be a stretch, it begs the question … how does chocolate fit into a healthy eating plan?
Even for those who practice mindful eating, the holidays present some additional challenges. Typically, during the holiday season, people find themselves attending more parties and social gatherings with an abundance of not-so-healthy food and beverages. Couple the increased availability of food with the stress of the holiday season (and the societal acceptance of holiday indulgence), and mindfulness if often thrown out the window!
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses healthy holiday eating. Check out Thanksgiving recipes hand selected by Barb.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
Beans are very popular as part of a vegetarian meal plan but this recipe for chickpea buffalo wraps will satisfy any meat lover as well. Flavorful and high in Vitamin A, fiber and folic acid, it makes for a healthy lunch or dinner option.
Once of the best ways to get healthy foods into our family’s diet is adding them to popular dishes. This recipe adds peas to a lower fat macaroni and cheese, helping to boost its nutritional value and adding fiber.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses Carroll’s Cooking for Wellness℠ classes during a radio interview on WTTR.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM102.3!