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Have you been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, or have you been living with the disease for a while? Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, and means that your body does not use insulin properly. People with type 2 diabetes are said to...
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Eating the right snacks is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Snacking boosts energy levels, as well as provides little delights throughout the day. By shopping smart, making mindful decisions, and being aware of ingredients, you can easily...

Diabetes mellitus, commonly known as diabetes, is a metabolic disease that causes high blood sugar. The hormone insulin moves sugar from the blood into your cells to be stored or used for energy. With diabetes, your body either does not make...

There is nothing quite like a global pandemic to remind you how true that old cliché is, at the end of the day, health really is wealth. During these past two years, however, emotional wellness has become just as important as physical health,...

WE NEED to take special care of our older adults, especially during the pandemic. The World Health Organization (WHO) explains that “ageing results from the impact of the accumulation of a wide variety of molecular and cellular damage over time....

Growing up in a Jamaican household means you have perhaps learned about a lot of great Jamaican herbs and spices. While these herbs and spices go great in recipes for their flavour, they also have many healing properties. Herbs were our first...

On November 24, a new variant of SARS-CoV-2, B.1.1.529, was reported to the World Health Organization (WHO). This new variant was first detected in specimen collected on November 11 in Botswana and on November 14 in South Africa. On November 26,...

The World Health Organization (WHO) has updated its living guideline on COVID-19 therapeutics to include convalescent plasma. For non-severe COVID-19 patients, WHO recommends against its use, while it should only be used within clinical trials for...

Whether it is sitting around the family dinner table or munching on endless snacks at a party, the holidays mean food. Lots of food. It can be hard to keep from overdoing it, but it is possible. If you are hosting a meal or party, or attending one...

CHRISTMAS IS truly the season for indulgence. As a result, it can be hard to prioritise staying active, especially when you are juggling a busy social calendar with shopping, baking and attending festive get-togethers. It is hard enough to exercise...
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