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Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette

Lemon Thyme Vinaigrette

From The Hamilton Kitchen & Bar INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup lemon juice 1/4 cup champagne vinegar 1/4 cup honey 1 1/4 cups canola oil Zest of 1/2 lemon 2 T fresh thyme leaves (removed from stem) Salt and Pepper to taste DIRECTIONS Combine lemon juice, vinegar, honey, lemon zest, and thyme in a blender. Slowly add the canola oil while blender is running to emulsify. Adjust with... »

We Tried Veggie Burgers

We Tried Veggie Burgers

Trying to eat healthier but just can't imagine your life without biting into a big, juicy hamburger from time to time? Give veggie burgers a go. High in fiber, they are a great way to combat some serious diseases like colon cancer, and since most contain soy, they help to lower your cholesterol. Not all meatless patties are created equal, however. Check out how these four,... »

Let’s Move

Let’s Move

Looking to whittle your middle or strengthen your core? Skip the sit-ups, according to John Graham. “Sit-ups are not considered to be an optimal core exercise due to the strain on the cervical vertebrae (neck) and lumbar vertebrae (lower back),” John explains. Instead, he recommends swapping sit-ups for these three moves:   1. Front Bridge Start: Lie face down, supporting ... »

Heart Healthy Tilapia

Heart Healthy Tilapia

According to the American Heart Association, one out of every 20 people below the age of 40 has heart disease, a diagnosis that may still be unknown to individuals before they seek treatment for related complications. Heart-healthy diets may limit saturated fat and sodium, but they don’t have to skimp on flavor while boosting your heart health. For anyone with dietary rest... »

Get Real About a Gut Check

Get Real About a Gut Check

Even though colon cancer is still a leading cause of death in the U.S., there’s some good news to report. Noel Martins, MD, section chief of the gastroenterology division at St. Luke’s University Health Network, brought us up to date. »

Skip the RX

Skip the RX

Whether their symptoms are a runny nose, fever, or stuffy sinuses, many patients insist on being prescribed an antibiotic because “it’ll cure me faster.” But that’s not always the case, cautions Michael A. Abgott, MD, Network Chair of Family Medicine and Vice President/Senior Medical Director of St. Luke’s Physician Group. For starters, antibiotics are not cure-alls. “Anti... »

Being Khineder

Being Khineder

Be kind to yourself, your kids, your family, your neighbors… That’s all good. But did you know that being “khinde” to your skin can help make the world a better place? It’s true, thanks to Khine Alkhal and her team of local moms. Khineder Creations is Khine’s fast-growing line of handmade, all-natural, chemical-free, GMO-free, gluten-free, cruelty-free beauty and ski... »

Naturlich Organic Yogurt

Naturlich Organic Yogurt

Yogurt seems like it’s always a healthy option, but it can often be loaded with sugar. We love Naturlich Organic Yogurt because there’s no sugar added at all. According to Debbie Cooper, LD, RDN, yogurt contains helpful bacteria that promotes overall gut health and immunity. For people with lactose intolerance who don’t want to give up on dairy’s nutritional benefits, yogu... »

Woman to Woman: The Power of a Pivot

Woman to Woman: The Power of a Pivot

“We want to bring more joy into people’s lives,” says Nancy Werteen, award-winning broadcast journalist, anchor, and reporter for WFMZ-TV69. Together with certified health coach Kim Howie, she has created the Wisdom Coalition, a collaborative community dedicated to helping women flourish, thrive, and find joy in the journey of life. The Wisdom Coalition holds local worksho... »

Quick, Check the Freezer!

Quick, Check the Freezer!

In the hubbub of a medical emergency, could you quickly lay your hands on essential information?  Where do you keep your lists of medications and allergies? How about your advanced directive? A living will? Your power-of-attorney? Well, thanks to a new initiative sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network, seniors and others can stash that critical information in an... »

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