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Cancer Risks Related To Being Overweight or Obese

Cancer Risks Related To Being Overweight or Obese

According to Cancer Research UK, being overweight or obese is the second biggest cause of cancer.[1] It is becoming more prevalent in African-Caribbean populations. Here’s why! Being overweight and obesity, in general, is showing an increasing trend especially in the...

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Processed‌ ‌Foods‌ ‌-‌ Convenient‌ But Unhealthy!

Processed‌ ‌Foods‌ ‌-‌ Convenient‌ But Unhealthy!

What are “Processed Foods”? ‌ ‌ The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) says that any natural raw material which has undergone any type of physical modification, chemical changes, or is mixed with other substances can be termed ‘processed’. Physical changes...

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Eating Superfoods to strengthen your immune system

Eating Superfoods to strengthen your immune system

What are superfoods? Foods that promote your physical, mental and emotional well-being and decrease the chances of contracting diseases are known as super foods. They are nutrient rich and provide great benefit to improve the quality of health and well-being. Examples...

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Obesity – Major Health Issue in the Caribbean

Obesity – Major Health Issue in the Caribbean

The Obesity Problem Obesity has become a worldwide problem and a serious health issue in the Caribbean. The main causes are lack of physical activity and poor nutrition. Both problems can be tackled and with the correct knowledge and discipline, weight can be lost....

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Three Simple Ways to Limit Fat Intake

Three Simple Ways to Limit Fat Intake

1. EAT REAL (NON PROCESSED) FOOD Eating real food simply means eating food that was created by nature. To better understand this, we will use the term “traffic light eating.” Traffic light eating divides foods by the colour of a traffic light: green for low-calorie...

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