Recipe: Southwestern Salmon Cobb Salad

Hy-Vee Dietitian Janine Albers  recommends this salad for a nutrition-packed lunch throughout the week. Simply wait to mix the dressing with the greens. If you’re packing your salad in a Mason jar, put the dressing on the bottom to avoid wilting lettuce.   Read More »
News and Events, Nutrition · Avera Health

Make a Healthy Habit – Salads for Work (Infographic)

Brown bagging your lunch is not only economical, it can also be the healthier choice. Janine Albers, Dietitian at the Sycamore Hy-Vee, tells her clients to throw together a salad for a healthy midday meal that won’t break the bank and will help you stay energized for the afternoon. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health

Health Matters: Summer and Sun Safety

Bring on the succulent strawberries and the juicy watermelon – it’s time to celebrate summertime. But with every fresh taste and splash fight in the pool comes a few safety considerations as well. Avera enjoys the celebration of this hot and happy season, but today I’m hoping to share some insights from our health care experts, tips on avoiding some of the “summer bummers” that can come when we’re on the way to the lake, off to see the country on vacation or just relaxing with some grilled asparagus and salmon on the backyard grill. Read More »
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Nurse with Cancer Patient

Therapy Can Help Cancer Patients Face Challenges

Patients with a diagnosis of cancer face many challenges. They are able to cope with some on their own, but with others, many need a little assistance. Physical, occupational and speech therapies can help with those things that just continue to drag on or even start getting worse. Read More »
Cancer Care · Avera Health

Recipe: Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Squash

We’ve got tons of ways to add in veggies without feeling like you’re depriving yourself of taste. Check out this great recipe provided by Annie Ailts, Dietitian at the Empire Hy-Vee. Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Squash Serves: 6 (about 1/2 cup each)  Ingredients 1 medium spaghetti squash (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) 2 tbsp. Read More »
Nutrition · Avera Health

Veggies: How to Get More of a Good Thing

Admit it, you’ve vowed more than once to eat better. Then you’re faced with a dilemma at some event or family dinner: enchiladas or taco salad? How many times have you chosen salad? Eating healthier can be a real challenge and that’s why incorporating more vegetables into your day is the first monthly LiveNow challenge. Read More »
Wellness and Prevention · Avera Health