Tag Archives: diet

  1. A Conversation About the Urgency To Introduce Front-of-Package Warning Labeling in the Caribbean, Wednesday 7th April, 2021, 11am – 12:30 pm

    Webinar: NOW MORE THAN EVER: A Conversation About the Urgency To Introduce Front-of-Package Warning Labeling in the Caribbean Wednesday 7 April, 2021 11am-12.30pm AST Register here CARICOM Members States are currently in the final stages of voting on the adoption of the Final Draft CARICOM Regional Standard for Specification for labelling of pre-packaged foods (FDCRS […]

    April 3, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  2. Healthy Caribbean Coalition reminds of the vulnerabilities for people living with NCDs such as diabetes and hypertension

    As the Caribbean continues to face and navigate the COVID-19 pandemic the vulnerabilities of persons living with NCDs such as diabetes and hypertension continues to place these persons at a disadvantage with a higher probability of dying from COVID-19.  

    March 16, 2021Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  3. Difficult Conversations – Eating Meating

    The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean is predicting a 40% unemployment rate in Barbados in December 2020. To survive, many may need to learn how to make money stretch. Every evening, I eat a delightfully healthy, nutritious, and well satisfying meal with my family. I cook this meal myself, and each forkful […]

    December 26, 2020AgricultureNo comments

    The recently concluded Caribbean Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Forum was held in Kingston, Jamaica under the theme “Supporting National and Regional Advocacy in the Caribbean in the Lead Up to the 3rd United Nations (UN) High-Level Meeting on NCDs“. Notable attendees from Barbados included Professor Sir Trevor Hassell of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC) and Mr. […]

    May 18, 2018Breaking News, Featured, HealthNo comments
  5. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 1

    Research has revealed that parents will outlive their children in the 21st century. This is according to Canadian Dietitian, Nutrition and Obesity Expert, Helene Charlebois, who was speaking during a nutrition workshop held yesterday at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. “For the first time in history, if you have a child, your chances of seeing your […]

    May 21, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  6. Nutrition for Non-Nutritionists Workshop (Helene Charlebois) Pt 2

    Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is a health and wellness company specializing in health communications and health education. Our goal is to improve healthcare and knowledge in the Caribbean through the provision of quality health and medical education events and health communications solutions. From conferences to health marketing to publications, Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc. is able […]

    May 14, 2017Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Helene Charlebois is coming to Barbados next month at Sky Mall! April 16, 2017Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  8. Celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson Partners with Miami Cancer Institute

    Miami Cancer Institute, part of Baptist Health South Florida, announced today a partnership with celebrity Chef Cindy Hutson. The star chef, restaurateur, author and now Culinary Ambassador for the Institute is developing a collection of innovative healthy foods for cancer patients during and after treatment and throughout survivorship. “We are thrilled to have Chef Cindy […]

    October 20, 2016Featured, HealthNo comments
  9. “WORKING FOR A HEALTHIER TOMORROW” by Humphrey Metzgen, President of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Barbados

    The Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Rehabilitation unit is a programme designed for those persons who have had heart surgery, a heart attack, heart failure, a stroke or are at risk of these events. This department, by the way, is accredited with certification from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. Outside of the USA […]

    August 30, 2015HealthNo comments
  10. Teenaged Diabetics in Barbados shunning Medication: NCD at Chikungunya levels

    A diabetic expert sees the growing cases of this Chronic Non Communicable Disease (NCDs) as the same urgency as if Chikungunya virus had again invaded this country. Her alarm is more on realising how it is creeping into the younger demographics of Barbados. Dr Diane Brathwaite was a contributor to the Barbados Diabetic Foundation’s interactive […]

    June 17, 2015HealthNo comments

    Barbados is an erstwhile paradise of outrageous fortune, consisting of arrows and accolades, sadly more the former than the latter. When a former sugar estate can become the proposed site for a new real estate development of a nest of condominiums and dub it progressive – Bulkeley Heights, this is a name synonymous when Barbados […]

    June 7, 2015BooksNo comments

    The St. Kitts Diabetes Association (SDA) in collaboration with the St. Kitts and Nevis Red Cross Society is organizing a camp for juvenile diabetics in St. Kitts, slated for Friday May 22, 2015 at the Sandy Point Community Center. In an exclusive interview with SKNIS, Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the SDA, Dr. Reginald O’Loughlin […]

    May 15, 2015HealthNo comments
  13. “SKINNY HABITS” by Bob Harper

    In the process of helping countless men and women reach their weight loss goals, Harper has noticed six fundamental patterns in the lifestyle choices of those who succeed long-term–from the unique way they plan ahead to how they organize their environment and social calendars to even the way they dress. With his signature authority, colorful […]

    May 6, 2015Books, Health, Video GalleryNo comments

    The Ministry of Health is becoming increasingly concerned about “the subtle and not so subtle marketing” of unhealthy foods to children. He has also appealed to parents not to take the easy approach but to ensure that their children were educated to appreciate the value of proper nutrition and physical activity to their development. He […]

    February 17, 2015HealthNo comments
  15. ZERO BELLY DIET by David Zinczenko

    Zero Belly Diet is the revolutionary new plan to turn off your fat genes and help keep you lean for life! Nutrition expert David Zinczenko — the New York Times bestselling author of the Abs Diet series, Eat This, Not That! series, and Eat It to Beat It!—has spent his entire career learning about belly […]

    December 29, 2014Books, Health, Video GalleryNo comments
  16. Chronic Disease Among Children & Adolescents is Alarming for Medical and Insurance Experts

    There may be pre-conceived notions that mostly adults are living with chronic non-communicable diseases (CNCDs). However, in 2012 children and adolescents were identified as a priority for advocates across the globe. Through NCD Child, a global organisation and strong partner of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition (HCC), children living with, at risk of developing or affected […]

    October 24, 2014HealthNo comments
  17. Rowing pair raise nearly half a million dollars: Safe on Land – after 50 days at sea!

    Dear all, What a trip but we are now safely on land having arrived at Port St Charles Saturday morning. We passed the Barbados cement works (the official finish line) at 9:48 am (local time) meaning the crossing took us 50 days 15 hours 43 minutes. For two local Shropshire boys without the latest technology, […]

    February 13, 2014Events, SportsNo comments
  18. JIVIN’ AROUND WITH 2014 – Pictorial 1: Sweet Community Spirit December 31, 2013Health, Photo GalleryNo comments
  19. “How to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions” by Roslyn Franken

    Most people are really good at making their New Year’s resolutions. Unfortunately, most of those same people are just as good at breaking them. Sound familiar? I was a great example. I remember when I was overweight and every New Year’s Eve I would make my resolution to lose a certain number of pounds by […]

    January 2, 2013Agriculture, HealthNo comments