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Tag: Health & Daily Living

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....

Packard Pacers video

April 2014

Packard Pacers offers support and encouragement for everyone. Many Pacers are making healthy lifestyle changes, resulting in weight loss and better management of Type 2 Diabetes. Group walks every Saturday in June and July for Packard Health patients, their family members and friends. Many thanks to Karen Koeppe, Packard's Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator for coordinating...

Head injuries- Play it safe

April 2014

Be Brain Smart Spring! Time to launch into outdoor sports and recreation. As we take to our bikes, boards and scooters, head to the playground and run down the field, let's all remember - be brain smart! Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) related to sports and recreation are on the rise in the US. A bump,...

Healthy eating - Smart small steps

January 2014

Four nutritious suggestions for the new year Served up in moderate portions by Karen Koeppe, Packard Health Registered Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator.   Make a "Veg-Out" bag Keep it front & center in the fridge   Fill a gallon-size self-seal baggie with strips of bell peppers (green/red/orange), grape or cherry tomatoes, baby carrots, broccoli, cauliflower...

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