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Superfood of the Month: Spinach

May 22, 2019, 1:59 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Many cuisines, most notably Mediterranean, Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian, use spinach because it's inexpensive and easy to prepare.

Superfood of the Month: Rutabaga

Oct 15, 2019, 4:11 PM by Lexington Medical Center
Rutabaga is a vegetable that boosts the taste of dishes, and many cultures incorporate it into staple foods or national delicacies.

Ask the Doctor: How Can I Boost My Immune System?

Dec 9, 2020, 11:48 AM by Allison Sanford
As we move indoors during winter, infections from cold, flu, COVID-19 and other viruses rise. Why are some people more susceptible to infections than others, and what can you do to boost your immune system to and stay well?

Take Charge of Your Diabetes

Nov 2, 2021, 1:46 PM by Allison Sanford
November is American Diabetes Month. In South Carolina, statistics show that one in seven adults has diabetes. That’s approximately 500,000 people.

Healthy Breakfast Egg Muffins

Nov 17, 2021, 5:28 PM by Allison Sanford
Looking for a healthy way to start your day? Try one of these delicious egg muffins. This adaptable recipe is even diabetic-friendly, so indulge without guilt.

Creamy Lemon Chicken Cutlets

Dec 6, 2021, 4:35 PM by Allison Sanford
Looking for a quick, weeknight meal that's low in carbohydrates? Try this recipe that uses we use crème fraîche, sour cream's richer, less tangy cousin, to thicken the lemony pan sauce.

Superfood of the Month: Avocado

Mar 16, 2022, 4:41 PM by Allison Sanford
Avocado is one of the most nutrient-dense foods available. Ounce for ounce, it is among the richest in fiber, folate, potassium, vitamin E and magnesium.

Superfood of the Month: Cabbage

May 3, 2022, 12:14 PM by Allison Sanford
Cabbage provides unique health benefits and comes in many varieties. Savoy, spring greens, green, red and white cabbages are the most common types found in grocery stores.

Following the Mediterranean Diet

May 26, 2022, 3:54 PM by Allison Sanford
Diet has a major effect on the risk for heart disease, and healthy eating habits can significantly reduce cardiovascular risk. Use the Mediterranean Diet Pyramid to revamp the way you eat.

Superfood of the Month: Potatoes

Jun 3, 2022, 10:40 AM by Allison Sanford
A common misconception is that potatoes are mostly fat and calories, but the truth is potatoes have close to zero fat and cholesterol, and are low in calories.

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Disclaimer: This blog is intended for general understanding and education about Lexington Medical Center. Nothing on the blog should be considered or used as a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Blog visitors with personal health or medical questions should consult their health care provider.