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Cancer Survivor Urges Participation In Walk


Four years ago the last thing on Monique Shannon’s mind was breast cancer. She was a busy mom to then four-year-old Diavha and focused on the daily work/ home life grind. Then she felt a large lump in her chest – and her world as she knew it changed. “It started at 35-years-old – that’s when I was made aware ...

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6 Registered Dietitians Share How They Eat Healthy Every Day


Finding a healthy eating plan that works for you is no easy feat. That’s because, despite what you may have been led to believe, healthy eating isn’t all salads and smoothies, and it can look very different from one person to the next. Some prefer to ditch ingredients like dairy, gluten, or meat. Others don’t have any dietary restrictions, but ...

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One Pound Baby Celebrates Second Birthday


Looking at Sabrina Carreon now, it’s hard to think that one day her entire body fitted snugly into her father’s hand. Born at just 24 weeks, she weighed just one pound, but is now celebrating her second birthday with no sign of the incredibly difficult start to life that she endured. Sabrina’s mother, Kaye, suffered from Preeclampsia – high blood pressure ...

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6 Easy Ways Registered Dietitians Recommend Cutting Down On Added Sugar


Sugar is hard to avoid—that’s because, for some inexplicable reason, it’s in everything. Seriously. Whether you’re shopping nut butter, oatmeal, or salad dressing, you better check that nutrition label before you add it to your cart, because there’s a good chance it’s packing in the added sugar. So how do you avoid eating too much of something that’s in hiding ...

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BF&M Breast Cancer Awareness Walk Today


Despite the weather, BF&M has confirmed that the Breast Cancer Awareness Walk is still set for this evening, marking the 20th anniversary of the event. Walkers will begin to gather from 5.00pm in Barr’s Bay Park next to the BF&M building. Speeches on the stage will begin at about 5.35pm. Video of last year’s Breast Cancer walk: Mrs. Pamela Dunkley ...

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Moving Toward Healthier-Eating Environments in Hospitals


You could be reading the full-text of this article now if you… If you have access to this article through your institution, you can view this article in Nutrition Today: doi: 10.1097/NT.0b013e3181d04343 Continuing Education Moving Toward Healthier-Eating Environments in Hospitals Kolasa, Kathryn M. PhD, RD, LDN; Dial, Jeff MPH, MS, CHE; Gaskins, Scottie MAEd; Currie, Russ ...

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How To Roast A Whole Chicken The Easy Way


Like owning a house and getting eight hours of sleep, knowing how to roast a chicken is one of those things that means you’re officially a grownup. Because when you know how to roast a chicken, you can do all the adult things. You can throw a dinner party and really impress your guests, you can actually host the holidays ...

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Mental Health Treatment Court To Officially Open


The Ministry of Legal Affairs and the Department of Court Services will host the official opening of the Bermuda Mental Health Treatment Court Programme [MHTCP] on Thursday, 20 October. “After years of preparation and development, the Ministry, in partnership with other agencies, launched the pilot programme in October, 2013,” the Ministry said. “The programme models the Drug Treatment Court Programme ...

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Stevia, Nature’s Zero-Calorie Sustainable Sweetener: A New Player in the Fight Against Obesity


Back to Top | Article Outline WHERE DOES STEVIA COME FROM? Stevia is a naturally sourced, zero-calorie sweetener that has been used as a natural sugar substitute and flavoring ingredient for hundreds of years. The stevia plant is native to South America and was first consumed there over 200 years ago when the indigenous people used leaves of the plant ...

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Starbucks' New Drink Is An Intriguing Coffee-Beer Mashup


Starbucks has unveiled its first official boozy coffee drink. The Espresso Cloud IPA, an espresso and beer combo, is available in select Starbucks locations across the country as part of the chain’s “Evenings” menu. The drink, which was created by Starbucks coffee master Justin Burns-Beach, is made when espresso is shaken over ice with orange pieces and a “touch of ...

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