I [Heart] Recipes: Sweet ‘N Savory Sweet Potato Fries

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Know your potatoes! Compared to white potatoes, sweet potatoes are lower on the glycemic index and provide plenty of vitamin A to support eye health. Fiber found in this root vegetable also helps with blood glucose control and weight management, while the potassium helps control blood pressure. Rooting For Your Health: What makes a root vegetable? Well, …

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An Author Among Us: Interview With BIFMC Volunteer Bernard Mansheim MD

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BIFMC Volunteer Physician and Author of A Doctor a Day, Dr. Bernard Mansheim, shares his thoughts on on Health Care, Writing, Volunteering, and the Importance of Self Care. Interview with Carrie Moores How many years have you been a volunteer with the Clinic? I have volunteered at the free clinic for about 4 years. I …

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What Are The Healthiest Carbs to Eat? Ask A Nutritionist.

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Joanne M. Gallivan, M.S., R.D.N. is a registered Dietitian Nutritionist and volunteer at Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic. Prior to joining the Clinic, she served as the Director of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). Carbs-good guy or the enemy? And what are the healthiest carbs to eat? Carbs -or Carbohydrates – have been given …

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