Charleston Cares

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!

 

Recognizing Portion Sizes

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
When it comes to maintaining healthy eating habits in the US, perhaps one of our biggest transgressions is overdoing the portions sizes we consume. The reality is – it is not often what we eat, but rather how much we eat that does us in. From restaurant servings to grocery store selections, many of us end up consuming far …

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Meal Planning With Diabetes -And A Diabetic Meal Plan App To Guide You

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
Living with diabetes – a reality for 10% of the US population – it is often a daunting task to throw a recipe together that keeps your glucose levels, cholesterol, blood pressure and weight on track- every single day. Particularly around dinner time, when many who return home from a long day at work feel …

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One Minute Fit: Dancing With The Stairs!

Categories: Blog, One Minute Fit
One Minute Fit is our new health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, shares how you can turn any trip up and down the stairs into a heart-rate elevator. Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic provides medical care to eligible patients, just like …

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Holiday Depression: 5 Tips to Cope

Categories: Blog, Health Check, Home Feature
Does the holiday season fill you with cheer and excitement for the upcoming year? Odds are, no – not at all. According to the American Psychological Association, half of all people experience sadness or irritability during the holidays, while up to two-thirds of us acknowledge feeling stress and fatigue. There can be many factors affecting …

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One Minute Fit: Pumpkin Pie First!

Categories: Blog, One Minute Fit
One Minute Fit is our new health and lifestyle video series aimed at introducing simple, healthy habits into your daily routine. Brittany Block, Fitness and Lifestyle Coach, walks us through our best bet for a Thanksgiving dessert this season. Looking for a healthy, low sugar or vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe? Browse through this list of delicious pumpkin …

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