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Walking with Poles Burns Up to 46% More Calories!

Walking with poles burns 450 calories/hr; walking without poles burns 280 calories/hr

Healthy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Swap traditional buffalo wings recipe with this delicious, healthier version using cauliflower.

Easy Frittata Recipe

We’ve all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Surprisingly, did you know that only 31% of Americans say that they NEVER skip breakfast? This is pretty troubling, given that skipping breakfast may increase the risk of diabetes in women, the risk of heart disease in men, as well as a decrease in memory skills and a higher risk of obesity for both genders. On top of that, most people who do eat breakfast report that cereal is their go-to meal, which often does not provide a great deal of nutrition. Start your day off right with this delicious, healthy Frittata recipe, brought to you by Kim Mason, dietician at Carson Tahoe Health. Ingredients 1 TBS …

MERS-CoV: What You Need to Know

Carson Tahoe Health Epidemiologist, Doris Dimmitt, shares the facts on one of the hottest health topics in the media right now, MERS-CoV. There is a ton of information in the media right now about MERS.  One important thing to keep in mind is this is a rapidly developing and changing issue so we can expect the stories regarding the what, when, why, and how of MERS will change frequently.  We saw this same phenomenon with the SARS outbreak in 2003.  So much is unknown at this point so stay calm, get the facts and we will move through this together as we always have in the past. Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome or MERS is a viral illness first reported in …

Healthy eating: Mashed cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower has a similar taste and texture to mashed potatoes for a fraction of the calories.