Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Sweet Potato Crumbed Chicken Tenders

June 10 2018

A revamped regular chicken tenders with a tasty sweet potato crumb. Serve with sweet chilli sauce. Image credit: Vanessa Levis 0:15 Prep | 0:30 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy   INGREDIENTS 135g packet sweet potato crisps 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs, lightly beaten 800g chicken tenderloins Olive oil spray Fresh mint leaves, to serve Sweet...

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Everything You Need To Know About Meningococcal Disease

June 5 2018

About the disease Meningococcal disease is an acute bacterial infection that can cause death within hours if not recognised and treated in time. In Australia there are 5 main strains of the disease, all of which now have vaccinations available from your doctor. *Note that the C-strain vaccine available through Australia’s free National Immunisation Program...

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Baked Chicken Parma with Sweet Potato Mash

June 3 2018

Please your family with this healthy & delicious Chicken recipe! Prep: 20 mins | Cook: 20 mins | Serves: 4   Ingredients 400 g can no-added-salt diced tomatoes with basil, onion and garlic 2 small skinless chicken breasts, fat trimmed 20 basil leaves 270 g jar sundried tomato, drained 270 g jar char-grilled capsicum or roasted...

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Lamb and Bok Choy Stir-Fry

May 27 2018

For a quick and easy dinner, try this flavour-packed lamb and bok choy stir-fry. Image credit: Jeremy Simons 0:40 Prep | 0:10 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons cornflour 3 teaspoons light soy sauce 3 teaspoons Shaoxing wine 440g lamb leg steaks, sinew removed, thinly sliced 80ml (1/3 cup) peanut oil 1 tablespoon finely...

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Mexican Chicken Tenders Tray Bake

May 20 2018

Prep and leave with this one-pan oven-baked tasty fajitas dish! Image credit: Nigel Lough 0:15 Prep | 0:25 Cook | 4 Servings | Easy INGREDIENTS 40g sachet fajita seasoning 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 800g chicken tenderloins 500g mixed fresh capsicums, cut into strips 1 large red onion, cut into wedges Fresh coriander sprigs, to serve...

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6 Knee Pain Causes That Have (Almost) Nothing to Do With Being Old

May 17 2018

Your knees are the largest joints in your body for a reason you need them for practically everything you do. And as a result, they endure a whole lot of abuse. Knee pain is common among people of all ages. Knee pain can come with crunching, popping, swelling, or instability (or, if you’re extra unlucky,...

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Foods to Avoid If You Have IBS

May 16 2018

Switching up the foods you eat is the first step toward finding relief. If you’ve ever felt sick after eating a sketchy meal, you know just how uncomfortable the cramping, bloating and frequent trips to the bathroom can be. But for people with irritable bowel syndrome—a chronic condition that affects the large intestine—foods that many...

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How to Start a Low-Sodium Diet

May 9 2018

A high-salt diet can up your odds for high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke. The average Australian consumes 4,000 milligrams of sodium a day- well above the recommended 2,300 milligrams for healthy adults. Most of the sodium we consume doesn’t come out of a salt shaker. It hides in breads, condiments, deli meats and...

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Yummy & Healthy Sunday Recipe: Salmon Pasta Bake

May 6 2018

You won’t even notice this easy salmon pasta bake is low-cal because it’s packed with so much flavour. Image credit: Guy Bailey 0:20 Prep | 0:25 Cook | 6 Servings | Easy   INGREDIENTS 300g wholemeal penne pasta 500g cauliflower, cut into florets 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 large garlic...

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