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Charleston Cares Blog aims to bring you weekly health tips, heart-friendly recipes, and daily living news. You can find us at www.bifmc.org or follow updates on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Tag us using #CharlestonCares or #HIPchs!

 

Can My Diet Help With Sleep Apnea? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Diagnosed with sleep apnea? Changing your diet can help. Sleep apnea is a common cause of not getting a good night sleep. It happens when the muscles in the back of your throat relax. This action blocks your airway when you are sleeping and you stop breathing. It can last for over 10 seconds and …

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Can Processed Foods Affect My Brain? Ask A Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Too much ultra-proceeded foods can lead to decline in cognitive health. A new study has shown that eating too many ultra-processed foods in middle-age people can be bad for your cognitive health and lead to cognitive decline as you age. Cognitive decline means there is a decrease in your ability to learn, remember and make …

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Community Spotlights: Lowcountry Period Project

Categories: Blog
Did You Know – 16.9 million people who menstruate in the US are living in poverty. Two-thirds of the 16.9 million low-income women in the US could not afford menstrual products in the past year, with a half of this population reporting a need to choose between menstrual products and food at some point in …

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