June 26, 2019

Coffee may help your body burn fat

By Zoe Papapdakis From Newsmax The health benefits of drinking a morning cup of Joe are piling up and researchers have just added a new entry to the list – weight loss. A new study that appeared Monday morning in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that coffee can actually help your body burn fat. The report looked […]

The Editor speaks: Can the problem in the Dominican Republic happen here?

In an Editorial carried by Richmond Times-Dispatch: “At least nine Americans have died in the Dominican Republic since the summer of 2018 after falling ill in the Caribbean nation. Some of the deaths appear to have been under questionable — and similar — circumstances. The deaths have happened primarily at four resort hotels. Several of […]

Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers from minibars after tourist deaths

By Artemis Moshtaghian and Eric Levenson CNN From wmtv CNN — The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is removing liquor dispensers from guest room minibars at its resort in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, the general manager of the resort told CNN. Hard Rock Hotel and Casino decided last week to remove the liquor dispensers […]

1 of world’s best beers

One Of The World’s Best Beers Now Available Online After Belgian Monks Go Digital From WN After dealing with a growing black market and inflated prices from resellers, The Trappist monks at St. Sixtus Abbey in Westvleteren in Flanders, Belgium announced on Monday they would be turning to the internet to help manage their newfound popularity, according […]

10 natural aphrodisiacs that really work

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax If you want to boost your libido naturally, experts say that certain foods, spices, and herbs can enhance your sex drive safely and effectively. “Some of these substances have undergone scientific scrutiny so we know the ‘hows’ and ‘whys’ of how they work,” noted expert Dr. Ellen Kamhi, Ph.D., author […]

U.S. Navy Hospital Ship ‘Comfort’ deploys for Latin America and the Caribbean

By DipNote Bloggers On June 18, Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen Pence, toured the USNS Comfort at the Port of Miami as the ship prepares to embark on a five-month deployment to Latin America and the Caribbean to address the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela and to strengthen partnerships in the region. Vice President […]

Anticipation building for Taste of the Caribbean Miami Cook-Off

MIAMI (June 19, 2019) – The region’s leading culinary professionals are gearing up for the much-anticipated Taste of the Caribbean event hosted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-25, 2019.  Held in conjunction with the association’s annual industry conference, the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) from June 21-23, […]

Drink recipe of the week

White Sangria with Mango and Berries By Lisa brown DOWNSHIFTOLOGY From Yummly 7 Ingredients 10 Minutes 280 Calories Ingredients 1 mango (peeled and diced) 1/2 Orange (thinly sliced) 6 strawberries (sliced) 1/2 cup raspberries 1/3 cup cointreau (Grand Marnier or other orange-flavored liquor) 1 bottle white wine fresh mint leaves (for garnish) Nutrition 280 Calories SODIUM 1%  DV 15mg FAT 0%  DV0g PROTEIN 2%  DV 1g CARBS 10%  DV […]

6 healthier alternatives to sports drinks, according to dietitians

By Abigail Abesamis From Business Insider The key components of sports drinks are water, carbohydrates, and electrolytes. INSIDER consulted two registered dietitians to get recommendations for sports drink alternatives. Options like coconut water have many of the same hydrating properties of sports drinks without added ingredients. Despite what sports drink ads might make you think, you probably don’t […]

A Taste of Cayman comes to Toronto

From Travel Press Led by Canadian chef Dylan Benoit, the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism hosted a special culinary event at LUXE Appliance Studio in Toronto last night (June 12). Benoit, star of Food Network Canada’s “Fire Masters,” is from Barrie, Ont. and now resides in the Cayman Islands, known as the Culinary Capital of […]