2 cups diced onion
1 cup diced celery
1 cup diced bell pepper
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons water
2 Fresno peppers, diced
2 quarts crushed tomatoes (no salt added)
2 cups cooked pinto beans (no salt added; if canned, rinse under water)
2 tablespoons ground...
Would it surprise you to learn that the United States’ rate of premature birth is higher than that of most high-income countries? One in 10 American babies are born too soon, accounting for about 380,000 births each year.
According to the March of Dimes, a premature birth is one that...
When you think about eating at different ages, your metabolism may be the first thing that comes to mind. And it’s true, metabolism does change as we get older. But so do nutritional needs, which is why senior nutrition deserves some extra attention.
It’s logical if you really think about...
Dear Nursing Leader,
Jan Keys, DNP, RN, FACHE
Whether you are a new nurse leader at Erlanger Health System or have been in a leadership role for some time, I want to offer some tenants of leadership and role modeling that might help strengthen and energize your daily work.
We are approaching...
In some places, the arrival of fall brings cold — and fewer opportunities to head outdoors. Not so in the south, though! There are plenty of fall activities to get you and the family out and active.
Here in Tennessee, we’re used to seeing hot temperatures all the way through...
You’ve heard of physical therapy. Maybe you’ve even known someone who saw a physical therapist for a while. But have you ever thought about what it actually does?
Well, the answer is pretty much what you might expect. Physical therapy helps people recover or gain physical abilities that have either...
Each year, around 3,500 babies die of a sleep-related cause. While the number is staggering, safe sleep practices can help keep your baby safe and limit the risk.
There are a couple different terms used to describe when a baby dies of an unknown cause. The overarching term is SUID,...
Vaping is often considered a “safer” alternative to cigarette smoking. But is it really? We’re breaking down some facts in this blog.
Smoking is the single most preventable cause of death, killing 7 million people worldwide each year. Because of that, there has been much excitement and fanfare over what...
Maybe you’ve known someone who was diagnosed with breast cancer after finding a lump. But while a lump in the breast tissue is the most well-known of breast cancer changes, it’s not the only change.
In fact, in many cases, lumps are too small or under...
Apple-Cinnamon Fruit Bars
1 cup chopped nuts (walnuts, pecans, almonds or hazelnuts) or old-fashioned rolled oats, divided
¾ cup whole-wheat pastry flour (see Tip)
¾ cup all-purpose flour
½ cup sugar
½ teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons cold unsalted butter, cut into small pieces
1 large egg
As she was nearing the age of 40, Jenny Davis decided to change her life for the better through weight loss surgery. She was tired of being “trapped” by her current weight.
“My life was just very boring and sedentary,” said Jenny. “My life was ruled by my food, and...
Daniel Cronk, MD
The goal of bariatric surgery is to do something to the stomach to help you lose weight that makes you feel full faster while eating less food. Myth or fact?
This is a great topic to discuss since it is often a source of confusion when it comes...