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Yearly Archive: 2014

Artichoke & kale dip

November 2014

Keep it light during the holidays! Warm and creamy, you'd never guess this is lower in calories and fat than the usual artichoke dip. Share it with friends - it's a health-smart party dish!. It's adapted from The Food Network Kitchen. Thanks, Karen Koeppe, Packard Health's Registered Dietitian, for serving it up. Yum! Holiday Artichoke...

Whooping cough - Everyone's responsibility

August 2014

Whooping Cough (Pertussis) continues to be diagnosed in Washtenaw County Read More » Be sure you and your family are up-to-date on pertussis vaccinations, including boosters. What is Whooping Cough (Pertussis)?  Pertussis is a contagious respiratory infection caused by a bacterium Initial symptoms include runny nose, sneezing, and mild cough, which may seem like a typical cold. Usually,...

Island mango salad with chicken or shrimp

July 2014

Mangos taste so good, people forget that they are healthy! They are nutritionally rich with unique flavor, fragrance, taste, and health promoting qualities. Here's a perfect recipe for a warm summer evening. It's adapted from The New Soul Food Cookbook, For People With Diabetes. Thanks, Karen Koeppe, Packard Health's Registered Dietitian, for serving it up....

Mediterranean diet - Savor it!

May 2014

The Mediterranean Diet, the sensible, healthy-eating model that's been around for 20 years is the subject of two new studies.* And it's all good news... The "Med" Diet reduces risk of stroke and heart attack, and Type 2 diabetes. Celebrate the Med Diet! 1. For a healthy, tasty treat - It's Greek to Me Dip recipe 2....

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