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Diet Mistake: Jumping on a Fad DietRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Jumping on a Fad Diet

THE FLAW: From Weight Watchers and Atkins to Whole 30, juice cleansing and on, there are countless diet plans promising
Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution successFeatured Articles

Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution success

The number one resolution among Americans is to lose weight. It’s something that over a third of the population hopes
The Holidays and COVID: Keeping family traditions safeFeatured Articles

The Holidays and COVID: Keeping family traditions safe

Happy Holidays 2020: Keeping Family Traditions Alive and COVID-19 Away From mask-wearing to social distancing, COVID-19 has forced us all
Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday SeasonFeatured Articles

Ten Tips for Diabetes Management over the Holiday Season

Juicy turkey dressed with gravy and cranberry sauce. Creamy, garlic mashed potatoes, decadent chocolate treats, and your grandmother’s famous buttery,
Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020Body & Mind

Ele-Mental: Stay Positive for a Healthy Finish to 2020

Written by Stratton Lawrence “One star — would not recommend.”  If years received online ratings, 2020 would be a dud.
Power PlantBody & Mind

Power Plant

A physician’s take on the highs and lows of hemp-derived CBD Written by Lauren B. Johnson The Cannabis sativa plant
Mediterranean Meze from Kid CashewCommunity

Mediterranean Meze from Kid Cashew

Contributors Erin Castle, RD, LD & Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDEPhotograph by Sarah Alsati Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated dietitian
Diet Mistake: Labeling food as either good or badRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Labeling food as either good or bad

Contributors Erin Castle, RD, LD & Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “If it tastes good, it must be
Ask the Expert: SaltRecipes & Nutrition

Ask the Expert: Salt

You want to know: Kosher, sea, Himalayan, table—there are so many types of salt. What are their differences, and are
Viral OverloadBody & Mind

Viral Overload

Learn how to navigate flu season in the time of a global pandemic Written by Lauren B. Johnson Coughing, sneezing,
Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is HealthyRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Mistake: Assuming All Vegan Food Is Healthy

Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE THE FLAW: “There is a tremendous amount of research supporting the disease-preventing health benefits
Vegan Fare from Gnome CaféCommunity

Vegan Fare from Gnome Café

Pad Thai salad with fried tofu and locally brewed kombucha Contributor: Jillian Morgan, RD, LD, CDE Photograph by Sarah Alsati
Make It Healthier: Pies & CobblersRecipes & Nutrition

Make It Healthier: Pies & Cobblers

Contributor: Erin Castle, RD, LD Blueberry cobbler, cherry pie, peach pie … summer celebrations often call for these staple sweet
Do You Snore?Body & Mind

Do You Snore?

A Roper St. Francis Healthcare affiliated sleep specialist weighs in on snoring: when it’s normal, how to curb it and
Safeguard Your SightBody & Mind

Safeguard Your Sight

Summer’s here and we’re all heading outside to soak up that sunshine. You’ve likely considered sunscreen (we hope!), but make
What’s Bugging You?Body & Mind

What’s Bugging You?

A look at the Lowcountry’s most common pests—and how to fend off their bites and stings Written by Anna Miller
A Healthy FoundationBody & Mind

A Healthy Foundation

How much do you know about your skeleton—the framework that carries you throughout your days? Here, get schooled on how
Summer vaginal healthBody & Mind

Summer vaginal health

Summer vaginal health: take care ‘down there’ Summer is a great time to catch up on medical exams and screenings.
Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stingsFeatured Articles

Beyond bugs: snakebites and jellyfish stings

Common outdoor pests can put a damper on summer plans. But some less-common bites and stings—like those from snakes or
Make it Healthier: CocktailsRecipes & Nutrition

Make it Healthier: Cocktails

  Spring is typically a busy season for outdoor socializing. And for adults, festive gatherings often include alcohol. As temperatures
Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose WeightRecipes & Nutrition

Diet Myth: Going Gluten-Free Will Help You Lose Weight

  THE FLAW: Gluten is the protein most commonly found in breads and grains. “While eliminating breads, cereals, pastas, etc.
A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James IslandCommunity

A Healthy Date-Night Meal from Edison James Island

Photograph by Samantha Jean Becker Pan-seared pork tenderloin with steamed shrimp dumplings and a baby greens salad Tucked in the
Could You Spot a Stroke?Advances in Healthcare

Could You Spot a Stroke?

“When symptoms start showing up, you have to respond immediately,” says local stroke survivor Ron Brinson, pictured here with his
Got Some Spring in Your Step?Body & Mind

Got Some Spring in Your Step?

Written by Lauren B. Johnson Photographs by Sarah Westmoreland Embrace it! Longer days and mild temps are enticing us all