Saturday, February 24, 2024

Nutrition

Family of five crying out for new home

What used to be a chattel house at Mannings Land, Bank Hall, St Michael, is now a rat-infested, floorless, almost structureless inconvenience for a family that has nowhere else...

2024 club tennis season serves off

The 2024 Barbados Tennis Association (BTA) Inter-Club Season gets underway onSaturday February 24 with defending champions Tennis Centre...

Killer of six not accepting blame

The man convicted of ending the lives of six women when he firebombed the Campus Trendz store does...

VIDEO: Gayle in love with tuk

Former Jamaica and West Indies opening batsman, Chris Gayle, 'tryin ah ting' with the tuk band. It is 100...

Barbados off FATF grey list

Barbados has been removed from the Financial Action Task Force’s (FATF) moneylaundering-related grey list.That list, also known as jurisdictions under increased monitoring,...

Food COMBI NATIONS

Food COMBI NATIONS Part Two by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians In last month’s edition of Better Health, we examined a few “food rules” and were able to either bust them as myths, or confirm them as being of benefit. We saw that, thankfully, there is no need for us to eat our starchy foods and high protein foods at different times; healthy bodies are fully able

Replacing Refined Grains with Whole Grains for Heart Health

Replacing Refined Grains with Whole Grains for Heart Health We should really be eating whole grains, but refined grains make life so easy. We pay for that ease though, with ongoing poor health due to the lack of nutrition from consuming so much white flour and other refined grains. A new study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) found that consuming a high number of refined

Water Watch Do We NEED Water?

Water Watch Do We NEED Water? by Katrina Welch Yes, absolutely! We need water in order to live. Generally, it is believed that without this precious liquid humans cannot survive for more than three days. That’s just 72 hours, and depending on the prevailing environmental factors and/or health conditions, the length of time for which a person can live without water may be even

Food COMBINATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS?

Food COMBI NATIONS SHOULD WE BE THINKING ABOUT THIS? by Victoria Cox, MSc, Registered Dietitians Food “rules” seem to come at us from all angles, including directions such as “you shouldn’t eat these two different foods together, because they will be digested at different rates…or one is more acidic than the other”…and many more! So, on top of trying to do the basics,

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements

CHOOSING NUTRIENT Supplements by Patricia Thompson One of the most prolific products at pharmacies is nutritional supplements. Some are single nutrient supplements and others are multinutrient supplements, all promoted as being just right for you. Most multi-nutrient supplements will contain the same vitamins and minerals and some add extras in the form of herbals and non-nutrient chemicals

3 More SUPERFOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING

3 M ore SUPERFOODS YOU SHOULD BE EATING by Nakiah Thomas-Edwards Last month Better Health focused on some top foods we should really be eating more of in order to maintain good health. Here’s some info on three more. Oats Due to their many benefits, such as lowering blood sugar and cholesterol levels, oats have gained considerable attention as a health food. Oats are a good source of