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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!

 

Should My Diet Adapt With Age? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Want to help keep your brain, heart and skin healthy as you get older?  A new diet plan, called the MIND diet, was created to protect your brain and help delay or slow down dementia. MIND stands for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay.  It is a combination of the Mediterranean Diet and the Dash Diet …

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How Do I Eat Healthy at the Holidays with Diabetes? Ask a Nutritionist.

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
‘Tis the season for family, festivity, and food—lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and travel can disrupt daily routines. But you can still eat healthy during the holidays, even with diabetes. So how exactly do you stick to your diabetes meal plan when everyone around you seems to be splurging? Here are 5 tips that can help: …

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Healthy Latino Recipes are Good For All: Ask A Nutritionist

Categories: Ask a Nutritionist, Blog
Many traditional (and delicious) Latino foods are passed down from one generation to the next. Making a few simple changes to how we prepare these foods – along with smaller portions sizes – are key to reaping the benefits. It’s important to keep and share many of these traditional foods, but we want these foods …

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