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The top Nutritious foods you should be eating

The top Nutritious foods you should be eating


The top N fouotrditsious you should be eating by Nakiah Thomas-Edwards The importance of eating nutritious food all the time to avoid long-term illness cannot be underscored. It often may be It often may be difficult based on the ...

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Health Benifits Of Almonds

Health Benifits Of Almonds


Health B enifits Of Almonds All nuts are healthy, but when it comes to nuts that are the healthiest, the almond is in the top three. That’s because almonds are rich in healthy fats, antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. According to ...

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“DETOX DIETS” YAY  OR  NAY?

“DETOX DIETS” YAY OR NAY?


“DETOX DIETS” YAY OR NAY? by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians As we continue further into 2021, many of us are looking for ways to be as healthy as possible. So, does this mean that we should follow a “detox” diet or a “cle...

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EGGS AND  WEIGHTLOSS

EGGS AND WEIGHTLOSS


If you look on any weight loss list, you’ll be sure to find eggs on it, and probably in the top ten items as well. Not only are eggs filled with protein, they are rich in essential vitamins and minerals, yet low in calories, which makes them pe...

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INGRID HOLDER DEATHLY DETOX

INGRID HOLDER DEATHLY DETOX


INGRID HOLDER DEATHLY DETOX by Andrea King The world is full of wonderful people, who, if they weren’t in it, would make it a less beautiful place. On January 19, 2021, Barbados almost lost one of those people, in the person of Ingrid ...

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VEGAN VERSUS PLANT BASED:


by Victoria Cox, MSC, Registered Dietitian WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE? Nutrition “ Plant-based” – this is a buzzword that we are hearing about increasingly; it even pops up on food-product packaging. But what does a plant-based diet really ...

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ARE  ARTIFICIAL Sweeteners FAKE  HEALTHY?

ARE ARTIFICIAL Sweeteners FAKE HEALTHY?


ARE ARTIFICIAL Sweeteners FAKE HEALTHY? By Katrina Welch Confession: I love ice cream. Yes, I know that sugary foods are not good for the body,yet this is my sweet tooth weakness. What’s yours? For years, it has been said that ...

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HOLY BASIL

HOLY BASIL


HOLY BASIL In a nod to the Christian festival of Lent, Better Health takes a look at another healing herb called ‘holy basil’. Known for centuries as ‘tulsi’ in India, it has been traditionally used for its ability to support a healthy ...

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SKIPPING CHALLENGE April 2021 23

SKIPPING CHALLENGE April 2021 23


SKIPPING CH AL LE NG E April 2021 23 SKIPPING IS PART OF OUR HISTORY AS A PASTIME, WITH NO GENDER BIAS, SKIPPING HAS ALWAYS BEEN A STAPLE OF EVERY YOUNG BARBADIAN’S UPBRINGING by Katrina Welch To get people moving while ho...

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TESTIMONY OF A MEDICAL CANNABIS USER

TESTIMONY OF A MEDICAL CANNABIS USER


TESTIMONY OF A MEDICAL C A N N A B I S USER In 2013, Barbadian Marvin King arrived at his job as an assistant psychologist at a mental health hospital in England. What started out to be a normal day, in turn began a journey...