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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

Column: Looking At “The European Method”

Column: Looking At “The European Method”

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] I spent the last couple weeks in France and Italy on holiday pondering the bewildering question as to why Europeans do not get fat. Surely, the bread, cheese, and pasta I was eating would require some serious working off when I returned home. How was it that every local stayed so slim with this much tempting food? Throwing... Read more of this article

Column: Dr James On High Blood Pressure

Column: Dr James On High Blood Pressure

[Written by Dr. Stanley James, MD] Do you know someone with high blood pressure? That person may be you. Many times people find out when it is too late [heart attack, stroke or kidney failure]. That is why high blood pressure is called the silent killer. Yet it does not have to take you out. It is east to and there are effective treatments for high... Read more of this article

“10 Tips To Make Back To School Awesome”

“10 Tips To Make Back To School Awesome”

[Opinion column written by Lisa Baumgartner] Getting ready for a new school year can be exciting! It may also be a major cause of anxiety or stress. Preparing children ahead of time can ease the transition from the familiarity and comforts of home into the classroom. Planning ahead and being organized for the week will reduce stress and will allow you... Read more of this article

Junior Food Critic Review: Tribe Road Kitchen

Junior Food Critic Review: Tribe Road Kitchen

Looking for somewhere to take the kids for a bite? Who’s going to give you a more honest, bite-sized review than an 12-year-old? Eliza Olander, from St David’s, provides candid reviews of local establishments.[Written by 12 year old Eliza Olander...with a little help from Uncle Tony] Venue: Tribe Road Kitchen, 87 Reid Street, Hamilton First impressions:... Read more of this article

Column: Getting Over Your Hangover

Column: Getting Over Your Hangover

[Written by Dr. Amani Flood, NMD, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at NMAC] Bermudians are not strangers to alcohol indulgence, especially over a holiday. After all, its’ been said that “Bermudians love to drink.” So what can you do if you throw back one too many over Cup Match? You’ve probably heard the rule to drink one glass of water between... Read more of this article

July TV: Summertime Specials And Premieres

July TV: Summertime Specials And Premieres

[Written by Shavonne Jeffries, Bermuda CableVision] The heat is on, but the cool new shows keep on coming. No summer doldrums here, with plenty of new programming to explore. Here’s a sneak peek at some of this month’s upcoming premieres and specials. “Shark Week” – July 5 – 12 on Discovery [check listings at Discovery.com... Read more of this article

8 Ways To Create A Healthy, Serene Workspace

8 Ways To Create A Healthy, Serene Workspace

[Written by Jacqueline Perreault] Our work environment sets the stage for our productivity, effectiveness, happiness and overall wellbeing. Whether you work in cubicle land or have a more creative workspace; work alone or with others; there are creative ways to make your workspace more serene and productive. Incorporate these eight simple solutions... Read more of this article

Column: The Naturopathic Approach To Acne

Column: The Naturopathic Approach To Acne

[Written by Dr. Amani Flood, NMD, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine at NMAC] Did you know that healthy skin begins within? Your outward appearance is a reflection of internal health, so part of any plan to achieve radiant skin is to be aware of what you put into your body and what you should leave out. One thing to be sure to leave out is sugar. Sugar... Read more of this article

June TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

June TV: New Shows And Specials On Cable

[Written by Shavonne Jeffries, Bermuda CableVision] “A Midseason Night’s Dream” There are dozens of new series coming out this midseason, from drama and history to nature and reality shows. Here is a small slice of what you can discover this month. “Preach” – Series Premiere – Friday, June 5, at 11pm on Lifetime In... Read more of this article