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Zac Efron's ‘Baywatch’ Diet Helped Him Stop Craving Junk Food

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One view of the new Baywatch trailer will probably have you saying, “Holy buff Zac Efron!” The actor plays an Olympic swimmer-turned-lifeguard in the film, and he looks more toned and muscular than ever. We found out his body transformation didn’t come without hard work. Last year, Efron told Men’s Fitness magazine that he trained for 10 weeks for the ...

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Public Health Preparedness In Advance Of AC

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The Ministry of Health and Seniors announced that two advisors from the Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization [PAHO/WHO] based in Washington, DC are on the island from 3 – 7 April, to support public health preparedness in advance of the America’s Cup event. The two experts, Dr Roberta Andraghetti and Dr Marion Bullock DuCasse, are experienced public ...

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Starbucks Rolls Out Toasted Coconut Cold Brew

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If you regretfully don’t live on a tropical beach where drinking out of coconuts is a normal Tuesday afternoon activity, Starbucks is here to hook you up with a coconut-y alternative. Starting Tuesday, April 4, the coffee chain will offer Toasted Coconut Cold Brew, which will be available in stores for a limited time. “Joining Starbucks’ cold brew lineup, Toasted ...

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Events Set To Celebrate ‘Public Health Week’

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April 3-7 is Public Health Week and there will be a number of special events including pop up stands at Shelley Bay and Somerset Marketplace offering free fruit to those who complete a short survey, as well as a ‘Move-a-Thon’ at City Hall. Speaking at a press conference today, Minister of Health and Seniors Jeanne Atherden said, “Public health is ...

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15 Delicious Ways to Eat Clean and Healthy This Spring

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It may sound counterintuitive, but as someone who writes about food and develops recipes for a living, I often have a really hard time deciding what to cook and eat. I spend so much time thinking about and handling food that when it actually gets to be mealtime…I’m sick of everything. Something that helps to counter my chronic food fatigue ...

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P.A.L.S. Charity Walk Raises Over $35,000

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The 29th Annual P.A.L.S. Walk with Me for Cancer Care held on February 19 raised more than $35,000. A total of 600 people registered for the event, which is the organisation’s major annual fundraiser, with proceeds going toward vital medical care, equipment and supplies for cancer patients in Bermuda. Karen Dyer, P.A.L.S. Executive Director, said, “We would like to thank ...

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5 Healthy Carbs You Should Be Eating More Often

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If nutrition were like high school, healthy carbs would be that misunderstood kid with a bad reputation and a heart of gold. “People think they’ll gain excess weight by eating carbs,” Nancy Z. Farrell, M.S., R.D.N., founder of Farrell Dietitian Services, spokeswoman for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, tells SELF. “There is a tendency to group foods either into ...

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Dr. Mark Britnell To Speak At Chamber AGM

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The Chamber of Commerce announced that this year’s Annual General Meeting keynote speaker will be Dr. Mark Britnell, Chairman and Partner of the Global Health Practice at KPMG and author of In Search of the Perfect Health System. The AGM Luncheon will be held at the Hamilton Princess in the Harbourview Ballroom on Thursday, 6 April 2017 from 12:30pm to 2:00pm ...

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15 Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

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In a perfect world, we would have enough time to make elaborate dinners every night. Since we don’t live there (wouldn’t that be nice?), dinners are often microwaved, eaten out, or delivered. That’s totally fine once in a while, but because cooking your own food enables you to know exactly what you’re eating, it’s almost always the healthier option. So ...

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Health Council Release 2017/18 Corporate Plan

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The Bermuda Health Council [BHeC] released their Corporate Plan 2017/18, saying it is a “strategic road map for the Health Council, helping us to envision Bermuda as the healthiest island in the world.” Tawanna Wedderburn, CEO, said: “The Corporate Plan helps the Health Council continue to work toward building a sustainable and equitable health system. This Plan enhances transparency about what ...

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