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Bladder Health and Diabetes Tips

November is Bladder Health Month and National Diabetes Month

We offer the Votiva female rejuvenation:

  • Treats urinary incontinence
  • Rejuvenates the vaginal tissues for more comfortable sex

Book your first Votiva treatment by November 30th ,2021 and get the package of 3 treatments for only $1800!! (originally $2400) Call 614-420-2063 today to setup your consultation with Dr. Tuttle.

The following are great for bladder health:

  • Vitamin C
    • Citrus Fruits
    • Red and green peppers
    • Cauliflower
  • Vitamin D
    • Best way is sunlight
    • Dairy products
    • Supplements
  • Magnesium
    • Bananas
    • Avocados
    • Nuts

Adapted from SNAP-ed:

https://snaped.fns.usda.gov/nutrition-education/snap-ed-recipes/fall-recipes#recipe-2535

3 “Budget-Friendly Fall Recipes” Below:

FALL VEGGIE CASSEROLE

Ingredients:

  • 1 medium eggplant, cubed
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese (optional)

Directions:

  1. Remove the skin from the eggplant. Cut the eggplant into cubes.
  2. Chop the tomatoes into small pieces.
  3. Cut the green pepper in half. Remove the seeds and cut into small pieces.
  4. Chop the onion into small pieces.
  5. Cut the garlic into tiny pieces.
  6. Cook the first 8 ingredients in a large skillet until tender.
  7. Top with the Parmesan cheese and serve.

SPICY BAKED SQUASH

Ingredients

  • vegetable cooking spray
  • 1 acorn squash
  • 1 dash salt
  • 2 tablespoons margarine
  • 9 teaspoons brown sugar (3 Tablespoons)
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Coat the baking sheet with vegetable cooking spray.
  3. Wash the squash. Cut it in half lengthwise. Remove the seeds. Cut the squash into 1/2 inch slices.
  4. Place the squash on the baking sheet. Sprinkle with salt.
  5. Melt the margarine on low heat in a small saucepan.
  6. Add the brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger to the saucepan.
  7. Spread the margarine mix on the squash.
  8. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until tender.

SWEET POTATO AND APPLE BAKE

Ingredients

  • 3 1/2 cups sweet potatoes, drained (2 – 15 ounce cans; save 2 Tablespoons of the liquid)
  • 2 cups apples (peeled, cored and cut into bite-sized pieces )
  • 6 teaspoons brown sugar (2 Tablespoons, packed)
  • 1/3 cup chopped nuts (pecans, walnuts or any other type)
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted (unsalted)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Put sweet potatoes in baking dish.
  3. Add apples.
  4. Pour 2 Tablespoons of the sweet potato liquid over the mixture.
  5. Mix brown sugar, nuts, flour, and melted butter together in a small bowl.
  6. Sprinkle over the top of the sweet potato/apple mix.
  7. Bake for 20-30 minutes, until the top is golden brown and bubbly.