Geelong Medical & Health Group News

Recipe of the Week: Vegetable Lasagne with Zucchini Lattice

August 17 2018

Get your veg on with this stunning veggie lasagne that will fill up even the most die-hard meat-eater. Image credit: Jeremy Simons 0:50 Prep | 1:00 Cook | 6 Servings  | Capable cooks   INGREDIENTS 20g butter 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 leek, trimmed, thinly sliced 3 large garlic cloves 110g (2/3 cup) pine nuts 3 bunches English...

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5 Reasons To Eat More Vegetables

March 2 2018

Vegetables provide a range of benefits for the whole body. Here are the top five reasons to put more veggies on your plate: 1) To boost your immune system Detox and alkalise your gut with organic veggie juices. This is important as the majority of your immune receptors are in your stomach and they need...

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7 Super-Vegetables To Improve Your Health

October 4 2017

Eating more vegetables is the single most important dietary change needed to reduce the risk of major chronic diseases such as some cancers, heart disease, and hypertension. It also means lowering energy intake, thus a lower risk of obesity, as vegetables have a very high nutrient density and are low in kilojoules. All vegetables are...

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An Apple a Day, Keeps the Scales Away

August 1 2017

Gone are the days when healthy eating meant that your meals tasted like cardboard and to maintain your weight you had to weigh your already tiny portion of food. Knowledge is key when it comes to healthy eating for a healthy weight. The two go together like a horse and carriage. Healthy eating simply means...

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Lifestyle Changes to Speed Up Weight Loss

July 26 2017

According to health experts, lifestyle changes beat diet when it comes to weight loss. If you want to shed fat for good, commit yourself to healthy eating. Forget the D word and make smart food choices each day. Regular exercise is crucial, so stick to your workouts and avoid prolonged sitting. Ready to give it...

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