Tradition says that a fifth anniversary should be marked with gifts of wood. But for the Tevis Center for Wellness and the William E. Kahlert Regional Cancer Center—now both celebrating five years of operation—patients come bearing a more tempting variety of gifts.
On this week’s Carroll Hospital Health Chat, community nutrition educator Barb Walsh, R.D., discusses the upcoming Lose to Win Wellness Challenge. Registration is taking place now, and space is limited.
Listen to the Carroll Hospital Health Chat live every Tuesday morning at 8:30 a.m. on WTTR AM 1470/FM 102.3!
We’ve all heard that the turkey in our Thanksgiving meal makes us sleepy. The theory comes from the fact that turkey contains the amino acid tryptophan that can be converted into several important substances, including serotonin and the hormone melatonin, a popular sleep aid.
Native to North America, pumpkins have grown here for more than 5,000 years. While pumpkins are technically a fruit, they are more similar to vegetables when it comes to their nutritional value.
In addition to back to school, cooler weather and shorter days, it’s football season! Whether you tailgate at the games or celebrate while watching at home, it’s often hard to maintain healthy eating habits with the typical football party offerings, and concession stand foods provide few healthy options.
We are in the height of summer grilling and picnic season. Warm summer evenings seem to call us outdoors at mealtime, and weekend barbecues and family picnics at the park are a wonderful way to spend time with family and friends. But picnic season doesn’t mean you need to abandon your healthy eating habits.
Snacking after dinner is one of the most difficult behaviors to change for many people looking improve their eating habits. Except for those who require a bedtime snack for medical reasons, most people eat more than enough calories at their dinner meal to carry them through until breakfast.
Who can resist the warmth of a warm bowl of soup on a cold winter’s day? But the benefits of soup go beyond its temperature. If you choose the right soup, its health benefits are innumerable.