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Why Should One Eat Almonds On A Daily Basis?

Almonds are no ordinary nuts. They are nutrient packed and extremely healthy. The almond is a species of tree native to the Middle East, the Indian subcontinent, and North Africa. However, today, the United States is now one of the world’s largest producers. The fruit of the almond is a drupe, consisting of an outer hull and a hard shell […]

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How To Fix Your Body pH Level

A pH less than 7 is said to be acidic and solutions with a pH greater than 7 are basic or alkaline. One’s ideal pH is slightly alkaline — 7.30 to 7.45. One can test one’s pH levels regularly by using a piece of litmus paper in one’s saliva or urine first thing in the morning before eating or drinking […]

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How To Get Protein Without Eating Meat

Meat Eating makes a little girl cries Protein is found throughout the body—in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and virtually every other body part or tissue. It makes up the enzymes that power many chemical reactions and the hemoglobin that carries oxygen in one’s blood. At least 10,000 different proteins make up one’s body and keep it. In the United States, the […]

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Moringa Oleifera – The Miracle Tree

Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated species of the genus Moringa, which is the only genus in the family Moringaceae. It is commonly known as moringa, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, ben oil tree, or benzoil tree. It is said that the leaf could assist in eradicating malnutrition in the developing world. Analysis of the leaf composition is said to […]

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Quick Breakfast Fix For Kids

Although the benefits of breakfast are highly touted, today, many people continue to ignore this important meal. Some children, in particular, will ignore their breakfast or settle for something to eat that is unhealthy. In a recent article, the jamaicaobserver.com highlighted three top breakfast picks for kids that can be prepared in heartbeat. So here goes: Popping a yogurt is […]

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Health Benefits Of Ginger And A Homemade Spiced Ginger Tea Recipe

Fresh ginger is a pungent and powerful herb with many health benefits, particularly for your digestion. Here’s a look at what are what makes it so good for you and a cinnamon, honey and ginger tea recipe for a simple way to make it at home. Health Benefits of Ginger        From the moment you first taste it on your tongue, […]

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Adventist Hospital In Jamaica — Site Of A First-In-The-World Surgery

First viscoelastic 4-level cervical disc replacement offers hope to patients worldwide. Seventh-day Adventist-ownedAndrews Memorial Hospital (AMH) in Kingston, Jamaica, was the Center of Excellence site where a patient was the first ever to benefit from a 4-level viscoelastic cervical disc replacement procedure. The surgery, which will usher in a revolutionary new treatment approach in spinal surgery globally, was performed by […]

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Glaucoma: Know The Facts!

Glaucoma is a group of diseases that damage the eye’s optic nerve and can result in vision loss and even blindness. About 3 million Americans have glaucoma. It is the 2nd leading cause of blindness worldwide. Open-angle glaucoma, the most common form, results in increased eye pressure. There are often no early symptoms, which is why 50% of people with […]

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How To Make Yummy Banana Cake

Banana cakes are gaining popularity at a large number of bakeries as well as among householders, both locally and internationally. However, not all banana cakes are equal, so if you want to taste something different — the Jamaican way, here is the recipe: Ingredients  2½ cups sifted cake flour 1½ cups granulated sugar 1¼ teaspoons baking powder 1¼ teaspoons baking soda […]

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How To Make Jamaican Cheesecake

Here’s a step-by-step recipe that will help you make a creamy, delicious, mouth-watering Jamaican cheesecake. When done, one will be tempted to even climb the Blue Mountain for a slice. Crust 1 cup finely grounded wheat crackers (4 ounces) 7 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted ¼ cup sugar (granulated) Filling 1lb cream cheese, room temperature 1 cup sugar (granulated) Pinch of […]