Health & Wellness

   

Community Wellness

Dragon Boat Charleston promotes the health and fitness of cancer survivors and the community.  Read below for information on nutrition, exercise and community resources.  Click here for information on DBC's 2017 Winter Fitness opportunities.


Check out this delicious smoothie recipe for a great way to start the day! We call it:

The Dragon

  • 1 banana
  • handful of chopped and frozen papaya
  • 2 dates (seed removed)
  • touch of rice milk, a bit of water and ice cubes
  • handful of kale
  • handful of spinach
  • handful of blueberries
  • Add water as needed to thin and ENJOY!

Are These Superfoods In Your Regular Diet?

  • Eggs
  • Greek yogurt
  • Fat free milk
  • Salmon
  • Lean beef
  • Nuts
  • Edamame
  • Tofu
  • Blueberries
  • Oatmeal
  • Flaxseed
  • Olive Oil
  • Avocado
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Tomatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Garlic
  • Red peppers

Seven Major Warning Signs of Cancer
  1. Any persistent change in bowel or bladder function.
  2. Unusual bleeding or discharge.
  3. Persistent indigestion or difficulty swallowing.
  4. A nagging, hacking cough or hoarseness that lasts more than 2 weeks.
  5. Any sore that does not heal.
  6. A thickening or lump in the breast or elsewhere.
  7. Recent change in the size or color of a wart or mole.

7-Day Cancer Fighting Meal Plan

Full of fresh fruits, vegetables, lean meats and whole grains!  Click on this link for a meal plan and recipes!

Links and Resources

The Center for Women

The only comprehensive women's development organization in South Carolina, the Center for Women is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to make personal and professional success an everyday event for women in the Lowcountry.


The Sophia Institute

Located in Charleston, the Institute is a center of learning that cultivates wisdom, mindfulness and the conscious feminine and masculine. Programs, led by nationally and internationally renowned thought leaders, create a more just, sustainable and flourishing world.


Dr. Ann Kulze, Wellness, Weight Loss and Health

As a physician, best-selling author, and motivational speaker, Dr. Ann Kulze is on a personal crusade to share with as many people as possible the joys of living well. She is a renowned authority in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles and disease prevention. As a gifted teacher with unrivaled credibility and passion, Dr. Ann transforms all of the “new science” of healthy living into programs that are simple, easy and fun! 


Check out the Environmental Working Group's Food Scores! It's amazing!


Check out Jenn Pike's Simplicity Project here!


National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship

This national organization advocates for all individuals touched by cancer.  They work with policymakers and legislators to improve the quality of cancer care nationwide.


Strong Cancer Recovery 

An organization in Phoenix, Arizona made up of oncologists and exercise providers who advocate for structured exercise as an essential component of oncology therapy.  Their website has all of the most recent research on exercise and cancer.  


Lowcountry Gastroenterology Associates - Like them on facebook!  Great information!  



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Phone: Executive Director: 843-714-4131

Athletic Program Coordinator: 843-714-3682

Mailing Address:  DBC, 1643 Savannah Hwy. #261, Charleston, SC 29407