82019Mar
The Power of Blueberries!

The Power of Blueberries!

Blueberries have been getting some attention in the scientific world recently. Studies are confirming that blueberries can lower systolic blood pressure to a significant degree, and that blueberries for breakfast can increase learning in school age children and adults over 60.

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262019Feb
Blue Light and Eye Strain from Computer Screens And Electronics

Blue Light and Eye Strain from Computer Screens And Electronics

People have been asking us about supplements  to protect eyes from blue light (Ocuvite Blue Light, Lutein Blue, etc). They are hearing claims that blue light from computers, tablets, and smartphones could cause eye damage. Blue light is everywhere… and people get much more blue light from the sun than from screens.

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142019Jan
Is it a Nasty Cold or the Flu?

Is it a Nasty Cold or the Flu?

This time of year colds and flus tend to run rampant, with a lot of fear surrounding the flu. It can be hard to tell how worried you should be if you start feeling sick this season

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142018Nov
Tips for a Better Sleep

Tips for a Better Sleep

Did you know – Most adults need between 7 and 9 hours of sleep each night? Sleep is essential for boosting immunity, mood and mental sharpness, to name a few benefits. However, stress, irregular work hours, high caffeine intake, among other reasons can cause some people to have difficulty falling/staying asleep.

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52018Nov
No-Panic Guide to Head Lice Treatment

No-Panic Guide to Head Lice Treatment

When you have school-age children there always seems to be a never ending “bug” going around. This can also unfortunately include lice! Remind kids not to share personal items and it may be helpful to do frequent scalp checks for early detection.

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192018Sep
Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Heartburn and Acid Reflux

Heartburn is a burning feeling in the chest caused by stomach acid traveling up towards the throat (acid reflux). If it keeps happening, it’s called gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD).

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202018Jul
Let’s Talk About Fibre!

Let’s Talk About Fibre!

Are you getting enough fibre? Fibre is found in a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and beans and helps our body to help regulate digestion, hunger, and blood sugar. Unfortunately, most of us are not getting enough from our diet.

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12018Jun
Build Your Own First Aid Kit!

Build Your Own First Aid Kit!

Hurricane season in the Cayman Islands is June 1st through to Dec 31st, so now would be a great time to check that your household’s First Aid Kit is up to date.

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92018May
Let’s Talk About Sunscreens!

Let’s Talk About Sunscreens!

DID YOU KNOW mineral sunscreens are not absorbed into the skin, therefore, making them safer for babies and more suitable for people with sensitive skin?

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102018Feb
TENS Machines: A Drug-Free Alternative to Pain Relief

TENS Machines: A Drug-Free Alternative to Pain Relief

TENS stands for “Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation”. A TENS machine is a device that uses mild electrical current to block pain through the skin via electrodes. Patients use TENS machines to treat various types of pain, including arthritic, muscular, joint, menstrual and back pain.

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52018Jan
Kick Start A Healthy Lifestyle! Quick And Easy Tips To Get Started

Kick Start A Healthy Lifestyle! Quick And Easy Tips To Get Started

HYDRATE! Most of us don’t drink enough water. Women need about 2 liters (8 glasses/64 oz.) per day, and men need 3 liters (13 glasses/104 oz.). Keep in mind that your personal water goal will vary depending on your activity level and whether you work outdoors in the heat. 5 A DAY! What does 5…

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