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FEBRUARY 2012
Good Nutrition Pre-Pregnancy
When you’re thinking about getting pregnant, you want to get your body in its best shape possible. Dr. Caroline Keller, a Roper St. Francis Physician Partner that practices with Carolina OB/GYN, provides a few things you can do to prepare for baby on board.
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Do You Have 22 Minutes a Day for Heart Health?
Think you can’t exercise enough to have an impact on your health? Take these new study findings to heart: You can make a real difference in your risk for America’s number one killer in less time than it takes to watch your favorite sitcom.
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Hidden Sugars: Are They Harming Your Health?
It sneaks into your soda as fructose. Disguises itself as dextrose. Masquerades as maltose. In the grocery aisle, added sugars can be found nearly everywhere you look—and new studies suggest too much can harm your heart. Read on to find out how much sugar is too much, and how to avoid sugar overload.
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Creative Planning Helps Fit Exercise Into a Busy Schedule
Sure, you resolved to work out more this year, but when? Your days are so jam-packed, it doesn’t seem like you can possibly carve out the recommended 30 minutes to exercise. But there are ways to make time for aerobic activity—as well as two or more weekly strength-training workouts.
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Recipe of the Month

Recipe ImageYou want to eat healthier, but you love those good ole recipes passed down from generation to generation. From appetizers to desserts to good nutritional tips, each month a yummy recipe will be featured as our 'Recipe of the Month'. Each recipe has been modified for healthier eating and living.
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Happenings
Amazing Health Expo
This year's Expo will include topics on sex and aging, heart disease, back pain, diabetes and even a cooking demonstration! Thursday, March 1, 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at Trident Technical College. Cost: $10 (includes breakfast, lunch and snacks). Registration required. Call 402-CARE.
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Million Hearts
Roper St. Francis Healthcare has partnered with the Million Hearts Campaign to help prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the next five years. For a doctor’s referral and a free heart healthy kit, call (843) 402-CARE. Take a quiz to learn your 10-year risk of a heart attack by going to
www.rsfh.com/millionhearts.
 

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