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Just Say ‘No’ to Raw Cookie Dough

2019-12-19T14:56:26-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health With Holiday Baking Season in Full Force, Beware of the Dangers That Lurk in Uncooked Doughs and Batters What’s one or two little licks of raw cookie dough from the spoon while you’re preparing holiday cookies this season? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warns that [...]

Don’t Let Holiday Feasts Make You Sick

2019-11-26T14:07:56-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health  Proper Food Handling Is Essential to a Healthy Holiday Season We often think about calories and nutrition when talking about staying healthy around the holidays, but what about proper food safety? The improper handling of poultry, including undercooking it, is one of the most common problems that [...]

Don’t Let Weight Gain Ruin Your Holiday Season

2019-11-21T14:28:14-07:00Primary Care/General Health, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health Head Into Holiday Parties and Meals With a Plan in Place to Avoid Going Overboard The holiday season is a celebratory time that often includes rich meals (and plenty of pie!), but without playing a little defense, you could be giving in to holiday weight gain. The [...]

Tips for Ensuring Your Kids Have a Healthy Halloween

2019-10-24T13:50:41-07:00Pediatrics, Your Health Articles|

By Lauren Glendenning, For Memorial Regional Health A Q&A with Madysen L. Jourgensen, Registered Dietitian at Memorial Regional Health What are some healthier alternatives to candy?  MJ: Things like popcorn bags, fruit leathers (made from 100 percent fruit), animal crackers, pretzels, etc. can be more nutritious substitutions for candy at Halloween. You can [...]