Grandparents who help care for children live longer
WE know that eating right and exercising for 30 minutes each day, consistently, can help us to live longer, irrespective of age. We know we should avoid fried foods and sugary drinks, and eat more ground provisions and fruits and vegetables. We know we should avoid fat, salt and salt-preserved fo ...
Barefoot walking...The many benefits
IN today’s modern world, most of us wear some kind of footwear without even giving it a second thought.
In Jamaica, many older people grew up walking barefoot through necessity. Though this was seen as a negative thing, research now shows that walking barefoot can be most beneficial.
For y ...
Seal out tooth decay
DENTAL sealants are plastic coatings that are usually placed on the chewing (occlusal) surface of the permanent back teeth, the molars and premolars — to help protect them from decay.
Why are dental sealants placed on teeth?
The chewing surfaces of the molar and premolar teeth have g ...