Chili Weather Chili

As the weather cools down outside, a good, hot meal always hits the spot. Chili is a hearty, warm meal that is filling and satisfying. Here are ways to make it healthy and hearty meal. Toppings: Instead of this… Try this… Fritos Baked tortilla chips Full fat sour cream Fat free sour cream Chedda...

November 26th, 2018

Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD

Seminar on Men’s Health: A How To Guide

Movember® is a national movement to raise awareness for men’s health issues – specifically prostate and testicular cancer initiatives as well as mental health. Unless a man develops a chronic condition as a child, such as asthma, he is likely to forgo routine physical exams. In fact, many me...

November 5th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

National Mammography Day

This October, Portneuf Medical Center is proud to participate in National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We know that breast cancer is the most common kind of cancer in women after skin cancer and we are well aware that Idaho has one of the lowest mammography rates in the U.S. In conjunction with...

October 22nd, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Seminar on hand and wrist pain

The hand, one of the most flexible parts of the human skeleton, is an intricate instrument that is both tough and delicate. Our hands help us to experience and control the world around us and hence, enable us to work and care for others and ourselves. However, when our hands, wrists or upper extremi...

October 16th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

3D Mammography

3D mammograms improve cancer detection and reduce recall rates for women of all ages and breast types, including the nearly 50 percent of women of breast cancer screening age who have dense breast tissue. When making the decision about breast health, it is good to know that technology is evolving. 3...

October 4th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

When it becomes CHILI out, don’t STEW about it because fall is SOUPER

Fall is here and it’s the perfect time of year for soups, stews, and chili. These dishes can also be an excellent way to include more vegetables in your diet. Vegetables are full of vitamins, nutrients, antioxidants, and fiber. Soups, stews, and chili are easy to prepare, and can be frozen and con...

September 28th, 2018

Jennifer Anthony, RD, LD

Meal Boxes: The Pros and Cons

  New companies are popping up every day for one of the newest trends, boxed meals!  Several companies now allow you to order a box full of pre-measured ingredients for you to cook your own meal and it is delivered right to your door.  These services allow you to sign up for a plan and choose...

September 21st, 2018

Eva Sorrentino, MS, RD, LD

Increasing Fruit and Vegetable Consumption

According to a report produced by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Americans of all ages do not       consume adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables each day. The report states that only 1 out of 10 American adults consume the recommended amount of vegetables each day, while only 2% o...

September 14th, 2018

Stephanie Fisher, RDN, LD

Red Hot Mamas & Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease in which the cartilage in the joint wear down over time, is the most common joint disorder in the US. It affects around 10 percent of men and 13 percent of women aged 60 years or better. With this disease, there can be a host of contributing factors inclu...

September 4th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

Why Choose Micro-invasive Carpal Tunnel Surgery Instead of Traditional

For over 20 years, Julie Malloy dealt with carpal tunnel pain so severe that it would keep her awake 2-3 hours each night. She was no longer able to ride her bike for lengthy periods of time or enjoy the simple tasks of gardening. Daily living was a struggle and her quality and enjoyment of life wa...

August 29th, 2018

Portneuf Health Partners

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