Jamaica Gleaner Profiles in Medicine
Published: Monday Wednesday | March 11, 2009
Tanny is our winner!
My first visit to Mico University College; my first meeting with Tanica Plummer, winner of the Gleaner Health section's 'Lose the weight and keep it off!' challenge. I was sitting outside the campus' Heritage Café on a stone bench under the cool shade of a huge... Read More...Why am I fat?
This question is no joke for anyone who is struggling to change his or her body fat. It is a painful question. I have worked with many individuals and I have had personal struggles in trying to maintain a healthy body-fat level... Read More...Keep the exercise fire burning
Many people find it challenging to exercise regularly. Based on reader feedback, this is a major concern for many people. On the other hand, some people are addicted to exercise. All things being equal, adherence to an exercise programme... Read More...My husband lost 20 pounds!
This week I'm sharing with readers the way my husband was able to lose 20 pounds in one year. My better half weighed 200 pounds and measured 69 inches in height giving him a body mass index of 29, just short of being obese. I must confess... Read More...10 practical tips to manage your weight
1.Manage food intake: Eat the right type of food in the right quantity and at the right time. The nutritionist will be dealing with this in greater detail. 2. Physical activity matters: Diet alone will not cut it. You must step up on your physical activity... Read More...