Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Yummy and Healthy Sunday Recipe: Baked Tandoori Chicken

October 1 2017

Photo by Eatwell101 Your Sunday dinner will be a hit with this juicy, moist and flavorful chicken! A combination of healthy and delicious Indian flavors you can enjoy right in your home. And did we mention a delightful tandoori sauce? Yum!   INGREDIENTS 2 whole chicken legs (drumsticks and thighs), or its equivalent, skinless, bone-in 1 Greek...

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Cervical Cancer 101 : What You Need To Know

September 30 2017

Every year there are about 730 new cases of cervical cancer found in Australian women. Most women with early cancer of the cervix will be cured. Even if the disease is not discovered until after it has advanced, treatment is still possible but the likelihood of a long-term cure is lower. Cervical cancer is often...

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Get Enough Sleep

September 29 2017

Are you getting enough sleep recently? Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night.  Sleep is critical for maintaining good health and wellbeing. Insufficient sleep is often linked to the development of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, obesity, and depression. Here are several ways and ideas to...

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Guide To Fats : The Good vs Bad

September 28 2017

Fat is an essential part of our diet and is important for good health. There are different types of fats, and some are healthier than others. Unsaturated fats are healthy fats and are an important part of a healthy diet. These fats help reduce the risk of heart disease and lower cholesterol levels when they replace saturated...

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Beginner’s Guide: Running and Jogging

September 27 2017

About one in five Australians try running (or jogging) at some stage in their life. Both running and jogging are forms of aerobic exercise. Aerobic means ‘with oxygen’ – the term ‘aerobic exercise’ means any physical activity that produces energy by combining oxygen with blood glucose or body fat. The main difference between running and...

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Make Walking A Part Of Your Healthy Routine

September 26 2017

Walking is a great way to improve or maintain your overall health. Just 30 minutes every day can increase cardiovascular fitness, strengthen bones, reduce excess body fat, and boost muscle power and endurance. It can also reduce your risk of developing conditions such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis and some cancers. It is...

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What You Need To Know About Prostate Cancer

September 25 2017

More men die of prostate cancer than women die of breast cancer. Did you know that prostate cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer in men in Australia with 20,000 diagnosis and close to 3,300 deaths each year? Only men have a prostate. It is a small gland that sits below the bladder near the...

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Yummy and Healthy Sunday Recipe: Baked Honey Garlic Salmon in Foil 

September 24 2017

Photo by Eatwell101 A baked salmon fillet coated in honey mustard garlic and broiled to a flaky finish? Who’s in? Dinner perfection in just 25 minutes, you’re going to love this recipe! This delicious seafood dinner is both tangy, sweet and good for your heart!   INGREDIENTS 1 pound (450g) side of salmon 1/2 cup (125ml) honey...

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Asthma Checklist

September 23 2017

Colds and flu can hit hard if you have asthma. In fact, the common cold is behind around 4 out of 5 bad asthma attacks. Make sure your lungs are in the best possible shape by following these steps.   1. Get your lungs checked See your doctor for an asthma review before the cold...

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Struggling On The Toilet? 10 Best Foods For Constipation Relief

September 22 2017

When you couldn’t poop for days, it hurts like hell. Constipation is one of the most common medical complaints in Australia. Constipation can be caused by medical conditions such as hypothyroidism, inflammatory bowel disease, medications, and other factors that may be out of your control, but for most of us, it’s caused by what we’re eating...

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