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Yearly Archive: 2015

Berry-banana blast-off

January 2015

Good for us - eating well. Here’s a smoothie packed with fruits and vegetables, from Karen Koeppe, Packard Health’s Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator Whip it up for breakfast and prepare to start your engines! It’s also a great post-exercise snack. Berry-Banana Blast-Off Ingredients: 1/2 cup 1% milk 1 cup plain Greek yogurt (e.g. Dannon...

8 Tips - Eat your fruits & veggies

January 2015

Add More Fruits and Veggies to Your Life Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator has some practical tips for eating healthy. There's always room for more veggies! When preparing a casserole, soup or chili, throw in a few extra frozen vegetables.  Add sauteed sliced portabella mushrooms, zucchini or green peppers to prepared...

Do the DASH diet - Fight high blood pressure

January 2015

Get the Low Down on High Blood Pressure    The DASH diet has just "dashed off" with highest honors as US News 2015 Top-Rated Diet.   DASH - "Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension" - is an all star. It gets high marks for nutritional completeness, safety, ability to prevent or control diabetes, and its role in supporting...

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