5 surprising ways to make waking up a breeze


Having a solid morning routine in place sets the tone for an amazing day! The best thing we can do for our health is to get active before the day begins. Here are five ways to start your day right: … Continue reading

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The return of Olympian Levern Spencer

IOC member Richard Peterkin (left), President of St Lucia Olympic Committee Inc Fortuna Belrose (second left), and Prime Minister Allen Chastanet (right) were among the special guests welcoming home Levern Spencer, three-time Olympian.

It was certainly not a fanfare homecoming. There was no motorcade and only a few school children to greet her. Nevertheless Saint Lucia’s world-class high jumper Levern Spencer was delighted to be back here following her arrival on Thursday afternoon … Continue reading

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Stage set for Digicel Northern Zone Club Championship


Following Wednesday’s semifinals final and weeks of intense competition, the Digicel Northern Zone Club Championship takes place Sunday on the Gros Islet Playing Field. In semifinal play Big Players went up against NYAH FC and VSADC squared off against Massy … Continue reading

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Take these four tests to find out how well you’re aging


Aches and pains come with age — a common notion understood by the community of elderly men and women who most often feel these changes to their bodies beyond the years of adulthood. Since there’s no set framework for how … Continue reading

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Sugar shock: How much added sugar is hiding in your kid’s favorite foods?


Do you know how much sugar your kids are eating? Probably not — and the American Heart Association is trying to change that. U.S. children eat three times as much added sugar as they should, according to the AHA. To … Continue reading

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How a daily cup of tea may improve your health

No matter what the season, tea can be a tasty beverage since it can be served iced or hot. But its benefits go far beyond refreshment. There is plenty of research showing that drinking tea can actually improve your health. … Continue reading

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For Husbands, Does More Housework Mean Less Sex?


If you’re one of those husbands who thinks taking over some of your wife’s household chores will translate into having sex more often, maybe you should think again. A new study suggests the opposite may be true. Married men who … Continue reading

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Your migraines may have a lot to do with certain vitamins (or lack thereof)

The link between migrains and lack of vitamins

The connection between migraines and vitamin deficiencies is stronger than we realized If headaches were insects, migraines would be slugs: We’re sure there’s a valid explanation for why they pop up on occasion, but the reason for their existence is … Continue reading

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Benefits Of Boiled Water

Benefits of boiled water

The water quality that reaches homes is considered to be the most contaminated especially in this hurricane season. Contaminated water when filtered and treated removes all the impurities, but it fails to treat the water with bacteria and viruses. Therefore, … Continue reading

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Household chemical safety


You probably use many household chemical products in and around your home and garage. These products may include cleaning liquids and powders, polishes, drain cleaners, paint thinners, and windshield washer fluids. These types of products can be dangerous and cause … Continue reading

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5 Superfoods You Should Know About

Hemp seeds, a terrific super food.

What Are Superfoods? Blueberries, kale, salmon—you’ve heard countless times about the nutritional benefits of these everyday ingredients, commonly labeled “superfoods”. There’s no official scientific definition of a superfood but it’s generally accepted that superfoods contain high levels of much-needed vitamins … Continue reading

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Health Tips on “Health Foods” That Are Really Junk Foods in Disguise


Unhealthy foods are the main reason the world is fatter and sicker than ever before. Surprisingly, some of these foods are considered healthy by many people. Here are 15 “health foods” that are really junk foods in disguise. 1. Processed … Continue reading

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15 Amazing Benefits Of Nutmeg (Jaiphal)


Nutmegs, apart from their culinary inclusions, also play an important role in providing nutrients to the body and hence are included in daily meals. It is a tropical plant and grows very tall. Its fruit size is similar to that … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Tone Up Without Killing Yourself at the Gym


1. Don’t stop eating! “One of the worst ways to get to your tone-goal is to stop getting the necessary calories into your body. Your body needs fuel to keep your metabolism metabolizing. Get as much high quality food (i.e. … Continue reading

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Food Allergies

Most common food allergens

An allergy occurs when your body’s natural defenses overreact to exposure to a particular substance, treating it as an invader and sending out chemicals to defend against it. Overview More than 50 million Americans have an allergy of some kind. … Continue reading

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10 Health Benefits of Mangos


Mangos taste so good that people forget they are also healthy! Discover how the “king of fruits” can help you, plus why monkeys eat mango seeds and a few mango cautions and concerns. Health Benefits 1. Prevents Cancer: Research has … Continue reading

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Healthy Teeth for Life: 10 Tips for Families


You have so many good reasons to keep your family’s teeth and gums healthy. Their sparkling smiles. Being able to chew for good nutrition. Avoiding toothaches and discomfort. And new research suggests that gum disease can lead to other problems … Continue reading

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Why Multivitamins Might Do More Harm Than Good

Do multi vitamins do more harm than good?

If you’re anything like me, taking vitamins was a part of your daily routine as a kid. At the time, I cared more about which flavor Flintstone chewable I got than the nutritional info behind the pill-sized likeness of Barney, … Continue reading

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Benefits of Juicing: Your Keys to Radiant Health


Congratulations! You have made some great changes to your life. The last step will be to implement a juicing plan. I am firmly convinced that the benefits of juicing are the keys to giving you a radiant, energetic life, and … Continue reading

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PAHO Donates Bed Nets to Ministry of Health


The Ministry of Health received a quantity of bed nets from the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) to assist in the Zika response. The presentation was made on Friday 13th May in the Department of the Environmental Health’s conference Room … Continue reading

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