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Health Column: “The Placebo Effect Is Powerful”

Health Column: “The Placebo Effect Is Powerful”

[Written by pharmacist John Bentley] A few years ago I was given a case of alcohol-free beer for my birthday, presumably by accident as any honest beer drinker will tell that you don’t actually drink beer for its taste, but for its alcoholic effects. Without wishing to sound ungrateful, it was fair to say this gift would normally be about as useful... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Soup-a-Bowl

Junior Food Critic Review: Soup-a-Bowl

[Written by 12-year-old Eliza Olander…with a little help from Uncle Tony] Background: A special guest at the Eliza Doolittle Society’s Soup-a-Bowl fundraiser at the Hamilton Princess was aptly named Eliza Olander, the Junior Restaurant Critic for Bernews. Eliza, 12, is a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton and lives in St... Read more of this article

Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

Lifestyle Column: “The 13 Mile End Goal”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] The half marathon – providing more of a challenge than the 10k, however more palatable than a full marathon. This distance is sure to get your heart pumping and leave you feeling fit and accomplished. Try going that extra distance and take on hilly Bermuda this May 24th. Here are a few tips to... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Health Coaching For A Healthier You’

Column: ‘Health Coaching For A Healthier You’

[Lifestyle column written by Alex Dill] It all started with a personal health scare. Between the age of 18 and 25, I thought I could eat and drink what I wanted whenever I wanted. Well, that didn’t last for long! Eventually I was plagued with a bad case of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease [GERD] which led from one symptom to another. Late nights, I... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: D&C Grill

Junior Food Critic Review: D&C Grill

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite of lunch? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Our Junior Restaurant Critic, Eliza Olander, is a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton and lives in St David’s and continues with her “Lunch With Uncle” series.[Written by 12 year... Read more of this article

Lifestyle Column: “Daily Doses Of Inspiration”

Lifestyle Column: “Daily Doses Of Inspiration”

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] At the gym this morning, there were many eager faces I’ve never seen before getting their daily sweat on – one step closer to newly established fitness goals. Sitting on the leg press machine in new sweats purchased in the Christmas sales, I couldn’t help but wonder why I feltso unmotivated.... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Devil’s Isle

Junior Food Critic Review: Devil’s Isle

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite of lunch over the holidays? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Our Junior Restaurant Critic, Eliza Olander, is a student at The Centre for Creative Learning in Hamilton and lives in St David’s.[Written by 12 year old Eliza Olander...with a little help from... Read more of this article

Column: Avoiding The “Merry Credit Card Debt”

Column: Avoiding The “Merry Credit Card Debt”

[Written by Carla Seely] Happy Holidays, Season Greetings and Merry Christmas… some of us will also need to say another “Merry Credit Card Debt”! I love the holiday season, the giving of gifts and participating in a holiday party or two, but like many, the expense at this time of year is always on my mind.Instead of having a bunch of credit... Read more of this article

Column: Most Wonderful Time Of Year, Or Is It?

Column: Most Wonderful Time Of Year, Or Is It?

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Or is it? Despite the magic of the holiday season, with all its Christmas carols, sparkling lights and eggnog drinks, this time of year can bring with it a lot of stress. Entertaining, shopping, crowds, back-to-back diet ruining parties, and forced family gathering... Read more of this article

Column: Dr James, “What About Cholesterol?”

Column: Dr James, “What About Cholesterol?”

[Written by Dr. Stanley James, MD] What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a soft substance that is found in everybody. It is very important for healthy living. However, if there is too much cholesterol in your blood you are at risk for blockage of your arteries. Cholesterol is naturally produced in your body and is found in the foods that you eat. Some... Read more of this article

Column: Reset Your Focus & Cultivate Gratitude

Column: Reset Your Focus & Cultivate Gratitude

[Opinion column written by Jacqueline Perreault] November is the perfect time to reflect on the past year, give thanks for the present and cultivate a grateful state of mind for the upcoming year. This Wednesday, November 11th, millions of people around the world will pause to remember those who fought for their country and continue to strive for peace. Thanksgiving... Read more of this article

Column: Health Hacks That Fit A Busy Lifestyle

Column: Health Hacks That Fit A Busy Lifestyle

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Time scarcity – that feeling that we do not have enough time – is substantially impacting our health behavior patterns. From the food choices we make to lack of exercise, we are just getting by on the time we have, making quick decisions that do not typically optimize our well being. While it’s one thing... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Rustico In Flatts

Junior Food Critic Review: Rustico In Flatts

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than a 12-year-old? Eliza Olander lives in St David’s, provides candid reviews of local establishments.[Written by 12 year old Eliza Olander...with a little help from Uncle Tony] Venue: Rustico, Flatt’s Village Appetizer: Bruschetta; chunky... Read more of this article