HEALTH/FOOD

HEALTH/FOOD

How To Make Sliced Baked Potatoes

The potato is a starchy root vegetable native to the Americas that is consumed as a staple food in many parts of the world. Here is how to make a flavorful and delicious meal from this popular produce. Ingredients Method FIRST STEP:Wash and dry the potatoesSlice the potato no more than halfway down side to side. (you can also do […]

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Top 10 Foods To Stay Away From

Eating healthy should be the quest for everyone to remain in peak health conditions. However, not everyone can afford to eat as they should, and to channel a politician in the past – the price of nutritious food is too damn high. That said, eating these foods daily can increase your risk of health conditions like diabetes, hypertension, etc.: 1. […]

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How Is Your Walnut Intake? What Are The Health Benefits?

Walnuts are said to be nutrient-packed, containing omega-3 fats, antioxidants, and other compounds that may help protect against brain decline, heart disease, and cancer. Walnuts are most often eaten on their own as a snack but can also be added to salads, pasta, breakfast cereals, soups, and baked goods. Here are 10 science-based health benefits of walnuts: 1. Rich in […]

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Are You Getting Enough Potassium?

Potassium is found naturally in many foods and as a supplement. Its main role in the body is to help maintain normal levels of fluid inside our cells. Sodium, its counterpart, maintains normal fluid levels outside of cells. Potassium also helps muscles to contract and supports normal blood pressure. Adults should consume at least 4,700 milligrams of potassium per day. […]

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Eat Up Your Eggs

Eggs have been part of one’s morning breakfast routine and have been around for ages. They are not only easy to prepare but also convenient. You can cook up eggs in a whole lot of ways. From veggie omelet muffins to scrambled eggs with fried rice and even plain ol’ boiling. Eggs are a nutritious food that provides protein, fat, […]

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How To Make Barbados’ Cou-Cou

Cou-cou served with flying fish, is the national dish of Barbados. The fish can be steamed, fried, or grilled. The cou-cou is made from cornmeal and okra seasoned with salt and pepper. Here’s how it is prepared: 8oz cornmeal 3oz okras 1 medium onion (chopped) 3 tbsp butter water salt to taste In a bowl, combine the cornmeal with sufficient […]

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How To Make Jamaican Red Peas Soup?

You know you are a Jamaican if you have red peas soup on a Friday or Saturday for dinner. It is a traditional Jamaican special that’s always on the menu on a weekend. However, like everything else, times have changed, and one can now enjoy a good bowl of red peas soup anytime of the day or week. Now, if […]

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Get That Zinc Level Up

Zinc is an essential mineral, and is naturally present in some foods, added to others, and available as a dietary supplement. Zinc is also found in some cold lozenges, over-the-counter drugs sold as cold remedies, and some denture adhesive creams. Zinc is involved in many aspects of cellular metabolism. It is required for the catalytic activity of hundreds of enzymes, […]

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Are You Getting Enough Magnesium?

Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy. Magnesium is important for many processes in the body, including regulating muscle and nerve function, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure and making protein, bone, and DNA. How much magnesium do I need? According to the National Institutes of Health’s Office of Dietary Supplements, healthy adult men should generally […]

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Latin American And Caribbean – Receive Over 1.3 Billion Doses Of COVID-19 Vaccines

More than 1.3 billion doses of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered in Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Latin American and Caribbean member countries in less than two years. PAHO Director, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa da Silva Jr., said the doses have enabled the region to achieve approximately 71 percent coverage against the virus. “This is not a small feat. The Americas […]