Beaufort Memorial’s Living Well Blog brings health and wellness to Lowcountry living.

Body Makeover Program Enhances Fitness, Wellness and Lives

Posted by Living Well Team on Aug 9, 2017 4:01:08 PM

We’re eagerly awaiting a roster of participants for our new season of Body Makeover (BMO), which begins on Monday, August 28. The spots have been filling up on all teams, but there’s still room for those interested in taking advantage of the life-changing program. If you’d like to make a change for your health, this 12-week program may be just right for you.

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The Ultimate Back-to-School Checklist

Posted by Living Well Team on Aug 7, 2017 2:00:00 PM

It usually happens in July. That’s when, just between the two of us, you start daydreaming of your kids going back to school.

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Tomatoes Three Ways

Posted by Living Well Team on Aug 2, 2017 2:00:00 PM

Whether you’re on Team Fruit or Team Veggie, here’s something that isn’t debatable about tomatoes: they’re good for you and they taste great!

“Tomatoes are rich in vitamins A and C as well as potassium and the antioxidant lycopene, which is thought to lower your risk of prostate, lung and stomach cancers,” says registered dietitian Alissa Rumsey, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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Ouch! Something Bit Me!

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

You’re not the only one who enjoys the warm temps of summer. At this time of year, insects are very active and they don’t like the ways we humans tend to invade their turf.

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Prediabetes and Your Future

Posted by Living Well Team on Jul 21, 2017 2:00:00 PM

One in three American adults has prediabetes, or elevated blood sugar above normal but below a diabetes diagnosis. That’s a staggering 86 million of us. And prediabetes comes with serious health risks, most especially developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke.

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