Geelong Medical & Health Group News

How is your nutrition?

April 17 2015

Did you know that 94% of Australians are not consuming the recommended 5 serves of vegetable per day? A balanced diet with 2 servings of fruits and 5 of vegetables, is supportive of health and well being and can prevent chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. Not only this, but by eating...

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Are you active enough?

October 23 2014

More than half of Australian adults are not active enough. Are you? Physical activity is any activity that gets your body moving, makes your breathing become quicker and your heart beating faster. What are the benefits? Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease Reduce the risk of, or help to manage, type 2 diabetes Maintain and/or...

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Recipe: Gluten Free Peach & Chicken Salad

September 26 2014

Ok, we have had a couple of breakfast solutions recently….what about this one for a nice alternative for lunch or a light dinner… Gluten Free Peach & Chicken Salad Ingredients 4 single chicken breast fillets, approximately 800g Light olive oil spray 3 Tbs balsamic vinegar 400 g small new potatoes, quartered 150 g low fat...

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Recipe: Paleo Eggs Wrapped in Bacon

September 19 2014

Paleo Eggs Wrapped In Bacon Ingredients 6 organic eggs Whatever you can find in the fridge (in this case leftover Bolognese sauce) but you can also use chopped up vegies, tomatoes or finely chopped bacon. Long good quality bacon rashers Pre-heat oven to 180C. Line muffin tray with bacon rashers. Whisk eggs with other ingredients...

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Recipe: Paleo Capsicum Egg Rings

September 16 2014

  Awesome Paleo Capsicum  Egg Rings   Ingredients 2 bell pepper, cored Cooking oil or nonstick spray, for preparing the pan 8 eggs Salt and pepper, to taste Method Cut the capsicum from top to bottom in slices that resemble rings. Prepare a skillet with a light layer of oil or nonstick cooking spray. Place...

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Close to 9000 Geelong people may have diabetes

July 5 2014

Diabetes is a condition of chronically elevated blood glucose levels. The incidence of diabetes is growing rapidly and particularly in the Geelong region. The numbers are growing with the most recent figures in 2008 indicating close to 9000 people in the Geelong region had either type 1 or type 2 diabetes. Early detection for people...

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Things to pack in your first aid kit when you head overseas

March 3 2014

Heading overseas? Congratulations! Travel is an experience money buys that can actually make you richer. Before you go, make sure you get the right travel advice for your health and safety. It’s important to take care of your health when you travel so you can enjoy your time away and return healthy, happy and refreshed (just as you...

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