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A quick and easy omelette flavour with garlic, nutmeg and basil, combined with mature cheese and diced tomatoes for a simple breakfast, which is full of flavour, light and healthy
1 tbs of olive oil
1 onion chopped
50g (2ozs) Mature cheese,grated
1 tbs Schwartz garlic granules
1 tbs Schwartz basil
2 Tomatoes diced
Schwartz sea salt and black pepper to season
Prepared as you would a normal omelette
Below an Omelette
Who are the Cardiac Support Group-Hull
Our group is run by volunteers registered with Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. Most have either had a bypass, valve replacement operation or both, stents and pacemakers
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Oven baked egg and chips
2 Medium baking Potatoes, cut into chunky wedges
2 tbsp Olive oil
2 tsp smoked paprika
2 Tomatoes, halved
1.Heat oven 190c/170c, fan/gas 5. Tip the chunky wedges into a roasting tray and sprinkle over the olive oil and paprika. Season and mix well to coat the potatoes, roast for 25 minutes. Turning halfway through, until almost tender
2.Nestle the tomatoes, cut-side up, amongst the potatoes. Make two spaces in the tin, crack each egg in the two spaces. Return to the oven for 6-8 minutes until the eggs are set
Below, Oven baked egg and chips
Jacket Potato with cottage/pinapple cheese. Muller Lite` yogat with a banana. Cup of decaffe tea.
Carrot and coriander Soup,slice of wholemeal bread. Apple and cup of decaffe tea
Porridge - made with skimmed milk, mix in small portion of fruit and fibre cereal. Cup of decaffe tea
Who does the Cardiac Support Group-Hull support
It is reiterated that Cardiac Support Group-Hull work on behalf of
Castle Hill Hospital cardiac patients only, this includes York, Scarborough, Scunthorpe, Louth and surrounding areas
More information to come
2 Grapefruit, peel and pith cut away
4 Oranges, peel and pith cut away
4 apricots, stones and sliced
1 tbsp Clear honey
Below, Fruit delight
After having open heart surgery you will then go on to rehabilitation for 6 weeks. After finishing the rehabilitation it is a good idea to continue some kind of exercising. After completing the rehabilitation ask the medical team what they advise regarding your continuing some kind of exercise. Walking, swimming and going to a gym. You could join one of the many gyms
in Hull and surrounding areas.
Walking Swimming The Gym
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The Castle Hill Cardiac Support Group
The group was established in 1990, when a number of patients who under went open heart surgery, decided to approach the Hull and East Yorkshire Hospital Trust, regarding setting up a support group, since then the group volunteers have supported many patients over the years
GET WELL GET FIT
Following heart surgery patients take between three and six months to regain their quality of health, although it must be said that this is not guaranteed, it depends on the individual.
Some are able to speed up this process by also working to improve their fitness levels. However, not everyone is either willing or able to take up going to the gym, running or attending dance classes etc , especially as it is usually the older generation who are most in need of treatment to rectify cardiac problems.
There is another option, take up walking. The advantage of this being that the individual tailors their walking to suit their needs. Recent studies have suggested that a daily stroll of 20 minutes or so will benefit your health, so it can be seen that an individual could start walking at this level and increase theirs efforts as and when they felt ready to do more.
After open heart surgery you will have rehabilitation for approximately 6 week, after rehabilitation ask the rehabilitation nurses if you can take up walking with a walking group. Were you health is concern always asked a health professionals for advise.
For those who wish to take up walking in a more energetic fashion, say covering several miles per session, we trust that the following will be of assistance, This type of activity is usually carried out in the countryside, offering both varied scenery and fresh air and should not be attempted alone. Walking groups are plentiful, one such organisation is the University of the Third Age (U3A). Branches exist throughout the country, and many have walking groups. Joining one will ensure you have like-minded companions to share your walk and form new friendships.
One of the member of the Cardiac Support Group is a walker and is also involved with a U3A walking group.
If you are interested you can contact us on 01482 626773 or email on firstname.lastname@example.org
You could also look at U3A wesite or you could get involved with both the Cardiac Support Group and the U3A. www.u3a.org.uk