Although food often acts as a friend to our bodies, keeping them well-nourished and healthy, it can also be an enemy. Not too many would disagree that food is tasty, and that tastiness is what makes it so easy for us to consume what we want when we want it. But sometimes, the food we love can come back to bite us. Aside from the … Continue reading Choose a Healthy Heart
Colquitt Regional Medical Center is taking big strides this year with heart health. With more than 95 providers bringing expertise to over 20 specialties, Colquitt Regional is committed to providing high quality and compassionate health care to South Georgia and its residents. Shortly after receiving its 11th consecutive “A”hospital safety score and introducing a new state-of-the-art Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy chamber to its Vereen Rehabilitation Center, … Continue reading New Heart Health Initiative Comes to Colquitt Regional
As a leading community-based organization committed to improving the nation’s health, the Valdosta YMCA urges everyone in Valdosta to get a blood pressure screening. Revised blood pressure guidelines from the American Heart Association mean that nearly half of all Americans (46 percent) have high blood pressure. High blood pressure is often referred to as “the Silent Killer” because there are typically no warning signs or … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have High Blood Pressure? Think Again.
Mediterranean Chicken Meatballs Ingredients: 1/2 cup chopped basil, parsley, or dill 1/2 medium red onion 1/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes canned in oil, drained 1 pound lean ground turkey (or chicken) 1 teaspoon oregano 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 large egg 1 tablespoon crushed garlic 1 tablespoon canola oil Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. To make the meatballs, mix together ground meat with … Continue reading Blood Pressure Recipes
Aging over time is a beautiful experience, but it is solely up to us to adequately fuel our bodies for the long road ahead. It is impossible to live life effectively without maintaining a healthy well-being. There are many angles involved when discussing what exactly affects our overall health, one of which is blood pressure. As we monitor our blood pressure, we must first know … Continue reading Control You Diet, Control Your Blood Pressure