Healthy Eating

Walking Man – An ER Doctor’s Journey to a Healthy Lifestyle

by Jaime Collins “What happened to me happens to many people. My story is in many ways every person’s story,” says Mark Bogner, MD. He’s talking about the weight gain so many of us experience in our middle years. We start having families and spending more time at work. We start eating things our bodies [read more]

Dietitian’s Corner – Popcorn Activity (Try at Home!)

By Joan Bahr, MS RD CDE BC-ADM – Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, Board Certified – Advanced Diabetes Management Each month dietitian Joan Bahr hosts a nutrition activity with residents of Southwest Health’s Epione Pavilion in Cuba City.  One of her recent topics was POPCORN.  Joan and the residents popped four different types of popcorn [read more]

5 Healthier Ways to Satisfy Your Sugar Cravings

By Ashley Meyer, Marketing Coordinator at Southwest Health For many of us it would be unrealistic to completely cut our sweet tooth cravings from our diets. So here’s some easy tips for satisfying those cravings, while still being mindful of nutrition. Combine Foods – Combine nutritious foods with your craving foods.  Here’s some tasty ideas [read more]

Yummy Ways to Get Your Kiddos Eating Fruits and Vegetables

Getting children to eat healthy can be a struggle.  Not quite grasping the concept of nutrition and how food fuels the body, they often times reach for food that simply tastes best to them.  Check out these yummy, easy, and healthy recipes to help get more fruits and vegetables into your child’s diet! 1. Guacamole [read more]

Double Bonus, for Heart and Diabetes

According to the American Heart Association, adults with diabetes are two to four times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke than adults without diabetes. If you have the blood-sugar condition, these statistics may seem overwhelming. Not only do you have to think about dealing with diabetes, but you may also have to [read more]