It's Fruit and Veggie Month!
As summer winds to an end, fall is a time for harvest. September is Fruit and Veggie Month and Organic Harvest Month. Since most people struggle to eat the recommended half a plate of produce at every meal we’re going to provide you with 30 days of tips to help you add more fruits and vegetables to your diet. Good habits take about 30 days to take effect so these tips will add more fruits and veggies to your diet. Read more.
If you have diabetes, take extra care to keep up-to-date on your vaccinations (also called immunizations). Vaccines can prevent illnesses that can be very serious for people with diabetes.
People with diabetes often have problems with their immune systems and are at increased risk for death from infection that might be considered minor for people without diabetes. Studies show people with diabetes, especially those with cardiac and renal disease are at high risk for complications, hospitalization, and death from influenza and pneumococcal disease.
There is sufficient evidence that people with diabetes generally have appropriate immune responses to benefit from a host of vaccinations. Find out which immunizations you need.
Fall Harvest Recipes
Fall is harvest time and the perfect opportunity to take advantage of the bounty of fruits and vegetables available in the markets and farm stores.
Potato Crusted Salmon with Carrot Apple Puree - Rich in omega fatty acids, salmon should be on your must eat list once a week. This recipe has a great crunchy twist.
Rosemary Roast Lamb with New Potatoes - This is a delicious and easy preparation for lamb.
Sweet Potato Apple and Raisin Casserole - Features great Fall produce
Cauliflower Gratin with Prosciutto - This cheesy side dish goes well with many dishes.