Fruit and Yogurt Parfait

Serves 4 Ingredients         2 cups low-fat or fat-free vanilla Greek yogurt        1 cup chopped strawberries        1 cup blueberries        1 cup granola (store bought or homemade) Directions:  Layer…

4 signs your young athlete might have a sports injury

Whether your young athlete plays baseball, softball, tennis, track, football, volleyball or any other sport, do you know the signs of sports injuries to look for in your kids?  “From the stands, it can be difficult to see what’s happening…

What are the symptoms of Lyme disease?

While ticks are most active in the warmer months, they may remain active well into the fall — and even year-round in warmer climates. Because of this, it’s always a good idea to check your body, scalp and clothing for…

Tender venison smothered in mushroom sauce

Not all meat is created equal, in terms of health benefits. Venison is leaner than beef and has less saturated fat. This recipe pairs this healthy protein with mushrooms, which contain B vitamins and fiber. A bonus? If you’re new…

Saying goodbye to GERD. For good.

Tasting your food once is great. Tasting it twice… not so much. If you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), this may be your reality at every meal. But eating doesn’t have to become a constant game of trying to balance…

Combating a Health Challenge

We created PA Health magazine as part of Geisinger’s mission to help you stay healthy by showcasing local resources for outdoor activities, recipes for healthy foods and inspiring stories about health challenges your neighbors have overcome. That mission is more…

6 pregnancy myths: True or false

When you learn you’ll soon welcome a little one into your life, it’s second nature to start planning as much as you can. From the baby shower to the color of the nursery, getting everything ready for the big day…

No-bake lemon mousse pie with blueberries

Ingredients: 9- in. graham cracker crust (Keebler’s reduced fat) 14 oz. tofu, firm or silken*  4 lemons 3 tbsp. cornstarch  1 cup fat-free sweetened condensed milk 2 tsp. vanilla extract  1-1/2 cups blueberries, fresh (you want to buy the refrigerated…

facts-about-coronavirus

With all the rumors circulating, it’s important to stay in the know as understanding prevention and treatment are our greatest tools in combating a new strain of coronavirus that is causing coronavirus disease 2019 (or COVID-19). Stopping misinformation can help…