• By Laurel J. Kelly

Housecall: What’s for dinner?

September 4, 2017

a chalkboard with garlic, tomatoes, peppers and other food along the edge and the words What's for Dinner?THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES
Menu planning: Eat healthier and spend less 
Menu planning is a great way to ensure you're eating a balanced diet and meeting your nutritional needs. Menu planning also can save you time and money. And, with a week of meals planned and shopping done, you won't have to wonder what's for dinner.

Telehealth: Technology meets health care
There are many telehealth tools available to help you manage your health care and receive the services you need. From patient portals to virtual appointments, are you taking advantage of the technology that can keep you healthy?

EXPERT ANSWERS
How can I balance my health, career and travel?
When you travel for business, your wellness and regular schedule can fall by the wayside. Try these tips and insights from Dr. Edward Creagan, a Mayo Clinic oncologist, to find balance when you travel for business.

Can a bleach bath treat chronic eczema?
Eczema is an itchy skin condition, often worsened by a bacterial infection. An eczema bleach bath can kill bacteria on the skin, reducing itching, redness and scaling. Learn more from Dr. Lawrence Gibson, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist.

PLUS ADDITIONAL HIGHLIGHTS
Symptoms and causes of dehydration
Hirsutism: An overview
What is heart failure?
Psoriasis and your self-esteem

HEALTHY RECIPES
Smoked Gouda poblano turkey burger
Pickled onion salad
Fava beans with garlic
Blueberry lavender lemonade

HEALTH TIP OF THE WEEK
Organic foods: What the labels mean
If you're interested in buying organic food products, ensure you know what to look for. To carry the U.S. Department of Agriculture organic seal, products must be 100 percent organic or be made with at least 95 percent organic ingredients. No other products can carry the organic seal.

Need practical advice on diet and exercise? Want creative solutions for stress and other lifestyle issues? Discover more healthy lifestyle topics at mayoclinic.org.

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