Fri | Jan 24, 2020

Health

Childhood obesity

With one in three children in the Caribbean overweight or obese, Dr Leslie Gabay, paediatric endocrinologist has encouraged parents to manage their children’s eating habits. Should this issue go unchecked, there will be devastating implications...

As we begin a new decade by welcoming the year 2020, it’s a time when many make resolutions and pay closer attention to caring for their bodies. As we know our skin is the body’s largest organ and it is an important part of our health and physical...

There is not one among us who does not open the fridge or the cupboard at night to see if there isn’t something light inside that we can snack on. We aren’t hungry, just feel a bit ‘peckish’ (a craving for food). For many struggling to lose weight...

Sigh! Christmas is coming and with it all the parties, dinners and socials where food is the bond that brings us all together. But we are on our diets/lifestyle changes that have been working fairly well. We are losing weight, or at the least not...

Time sure flies when you’re having fun, and it races even faster when you’re having fun getting fit. For 12 weeks, since September 21, The Gleaner’s Fit 4 Life took fitness buffs and beginners alike on a journey to a healthier, fitter life, which...

Last week’s exciting Fit 4 Life Season 3: Fit in 5 season finale not only saw the crowning of the new Fit 4 Life champion but also the introduction of a new coach to the programme. And what an introduction it was! The Unit 1 team from Myers Fitness...

After three months of exciting workouts with some of the best fitness coaches around, Fit 4 Life Season Three: Fit in 5 is at an end. The 12 weeks since September have been a roller-coaster ride that saw us moving from high-intensity training at...

The holidays mean different things to different people. For some, celebrating and partying; others, gathering with friends and family; for others, nothing at all, but whatever your propensity, it is likely that one or more of the following is true...

Recent research suggests that we consume around 3,000 calories in our Christmas dinner – more than the entire recommended daily intake for a grown man! This huge festive feast not only contributes to weight gain but also to indigestion and...

It was a relaxing, de-stressing Saturday morning at Eden Gardens, 39 Lady Musgrave Road, St Andrew, with Jo-Hanna Taylor and her Yoga Wellness team. Fit 4 Lifers were spread out on their mats on the lawns of the garden and taken through a complete...
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