Tag: health and wellness

The Power of Prevention

The Power of Prevention

It’s time to stop procrastinating and to kick start your health. Follow these steps to give yourself a healthy dose
Loose a Little, Gain a Lot

Loose a Little, Gain a Lot

Trimming down has more benefits than just a lower number on a scale.  Let’s face it: American culture has turned
3 Tips for Plant-Based Meals

3 Tips for Plant-Based Meals

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recently published a position paper regarding the health benefits of vegetarian diets, suggesting that
No Joke: The Health Benefits of Laughter

No Joke: The Health Benefits of Laughter

Laughter can lead to lower stress and improved longevity. “Knock, knock. Who’s there?” …You know where this is going; some
Lick your Lips: Demystifying Frozen Treats

Lick your Lips: Demystifying Frozen Treats

Not all desserts are created equal but no matter what you choose for a sweet treat, moderation is always the
Get Refreshed: The Benefits of Water

Get Refreshed: The Benefits of Water

As summer heats up, nothing beats water to keep you hydrated and cool, and to boost your well-being. Here in
4 Ways to Feel the Burn this Summer

4 Ways to Feel the Burn this Summer

Four great activities to add to your summer fitness plan and amp up the calorie burn.  The good kind of
Are Healthy Relationships the Key to Happiness?

Are Healthy Relationships the Key to Happiness?

In a world where we’re all working to be smarter, fitter and wealthier, science shows a surprising place where we
Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

Do Fitness Trackers Really Work?

Dr. Valerie Scott with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners discusses the benefits of fitness trackers and how they work.
It’s Groundhog Day, Again…You Know What That Means

It’s Groundhog Day, Again…You Know What That Means

Dr. David Mahoney, a family medicine doctor with Roper St. Francis Physician Partners discusses how to overcome bad habits and
It’s Anti-Hibernation Time! Five Tips for Winter Fitness

It’s Anti-Hibernation Time! Five Tips for Winter Fitness

Between winter’s chill and short days, it can be hard to get motivated to exercise. Plus, the body just seems
Secrets for a New Year’s Resolution Success

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
30 Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 30

30 Health Choices Women Should Make by Age 30

Turning 30 feels like a milestone, and according to our doctors, it really is one for your longterm health. Ladies,
Super Fruits for Health and Wellness

Super Fruits for Health and Wellness

Fresh fruits offer benefits on so many levels. They’re not only beautiful to look at (an easy, inexpensive and edible
Halloween and Diabetes

Halloween and Diabetes

Trick or treat, trick or treat, give me something good to eat! We all remember that saying when we were
Stress is Sometimes Part of Weight Management Issues

Stress is Sometimes Part of Weight Management Issues

The word should is toxic. We all believe we can accomplish more (we should do this and should do that)
March Madness: Brackets for Health?

March Madness: Brackets for Health?

In case you live under a rock, here’s a friendly heads up that it’s “game on” for hoops fans. Yep,
What Do You Love?

What Do You Love?

Dr. Megan Lynch hears it every day in the offices of Mt. Pleasant OB/GYN – that swoosh, swoosh, swoosh, swoosh
What Weight Means for Your Bones

What Weight Means for Your Bones

It’s no secret that too much weight can have an impact on your health including problems associated with obesity such
Feel Good Foods

Feel Good Foods

There is a reason that people like to eat sugar, it makes us feel good. Sugar is one of those