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  • Exercise using items at home

    All Woman Fitness

    FOR all those who aspire to go to the gym but do not have the time or the money, there are cost-effective ways to get your desired sessions right in your home. Gisel Harrow, personal trainer at Gymkhana, said the fitness indus ...

  • Immune system boosters

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    Dear Donovan, I am a sports person. What foods can I eat to run faster, and what drinks can I take to get my immune system working well? I am sure if you ask a dozen nutritionists to answer this question, you would probably ge ...

  • Aloe vera for vitiligo?

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    Dear Donovan, Thank you for your enlightening article on aloe vera and autoimmune disorders. My 10-year-old son has vitiligo and it’s spreading. He has had it from 2009. Can aloe vera gel be given internally? He had been ...

  • Can I still lose weight although I’m big-boned?

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    THE term big-boned describes a person or animal of larger than average build or above the normal body mass index (BMI). But according to Dr Alfred Dawes, senior medical officer at Savanna-la-Mar Public General Hospital and dire ...

  • Pre-diabetic and can’t resist junk food

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    Dear Donovan, I have been told that I am insulin resistant and that this will ultimately lead to type 2 diabetes. I am showing signs of darkening of the skin around my neck, ears, eyes, elbows, etc. I did some research to see w ...

  • How to keep your cholesterol healthy

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    THE word cholesterol sets off alarm bells in the minds of many, and creates anxiety about heart attacks and other associated health conditions. But nutritionist and dietician Jenelle Solomon says that while many people dread hea ...

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    Build your own protein shake

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    PROTEIN shakes are a popular option for many people who are too busy to stand over a stove or who are trying to lose weight and pack as many healthy foods as possible into a tasty drink. Dr Alfred Dawes, senior medical officer ...

  • Diet and exercise for weight gain

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    WHEN you think of exercise, naturally the first thing that comes to mind is weight loss. But, in fact, many people exercise for quite the opposite. Gisel Harrow, personal trainer at Express Fitness, Liguanea, said that some peo ...

  • Diet for type 2 diabetes

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    Dear Donovan, I was recently diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. How can I adjust my diet to keep it in check? Diabetes mellitus, commonly called diabetes or ‘sugar’, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a high bl ...

  • Kola nuts used to make bissy. (Think: Chikv/ZikV elixir)  Lionel Rookwood

    Can ‘bissy’ help my hives?

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    DEAR DONOVAN, I have been experiencing an acute outbreak of hives for the last five weeks. I have done a stool test that came back negative, and did blood work that was also negative. I saw my allergist and did a skin test that ...



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