Notes for the Road: Walk Georgia Blog

Hiking in Georgia

Cloudland

Although the majority of Georgia’s hiking trails are located in the northern part of the state, almost all the state parks have trails. The following tips will help prepare you for your next hiking trip…
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Blood Pressure Reading Basics

heart in hands

Your blood pressure numbers and what they mean – Your blood pressure is recorded as two numbers: Systolic blood pressure (the upper number) — indicates how much pressure your blood is exerting against your artery walls when the heart beats. Diastolic blood pressure (the lower number) — indicates how much…
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Go: Weekend Waterway Walks

Ft McAllister

Sunday Nov. 12, Nov. 19, Nov. 26 Ft. McAllister State Park 10 am – noon Enjoy a hike with rangers along the beautiful waterways that surround Ft. McAllister. Learn about the differences between the brackish and freshwater ecosystems and the things that call them home. A must for bird-watchers and…
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Recipe: Herb-Stuffed Mushrooms

stuffed mushrooms

Stuffing mushrooms just makes something wonderful even better! But what you stuff in these tasty little vegetables can make or break the dish. Typically, mushrooms are stuffed with foods containing saturated fats and sodium. So, if you’re trying to watch one or both of these, consider various herbs and spices…
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Swapping ground turkey for beef: Is it always the best choice?

farm fresh animal graphic

Written by Hannah Wilson, BS, Graduate Student, Dietetic Intern, and Ali Berg, PhD, RDN, LD, Extension Nutrition and Health Specialist Turkey burgers, turkey meatballs, turkey tacos and other dishes made with ground turkey are popping up on restaurant menus, food blogs, and in cookbooks as seemingly healthy alternatives to their…
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