September 15, 2019

Recipe of the week

Asian Fish And Peanut Sauce Noodles By JULIA’S ALBUM From Yummly 16 Ingredients 40 Minutes 560 Calories Ingredients : 1/4 cup fish sauce 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (or to taste) 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter (Skippy creamy peanut butter works well) 1/4 cup coconut milk1 tablespoon red curry paste 4 ounces fettuccine (gluten free or regular)2 tablespoons brown sugar (or honey) 2 tablespoons lime juice (freshly squeezed)2 tablespoons white wine vinegar 2 tablespoons olive oil 24 ounces black cod (or […]

Is your workplace making you fat?

From Newsmax Candy dishes, cupcakes, and cookies abound in the typical office, so if you’re striving to eat healthy, the workplace can be a culinary minefield. Researchers surveyed more than 5,000 people and found that about one in four working adults said they got food or beverages from work at least once a week. Many […]

7 easy health and fitness tips for business travellers

Professionals working in local cities find it hard to maintain a physically fit body and a healthy mind due to their work, what more for a business traveler? In order to keep on track of their tasks, a business traveler needs to be healthy and fit; however, some face a great deal of difficulty when […]

10 most common nutritional deficiencies

By Zoe Papadakis From Newsmax Americans are seriously lacking in the nutrients that are key to good health, research has found. This comes despite an abundant food supply. The Kresser Institute has labeled this public health problem the “well-fed but undernourished” epidemic, but what does it mean? Americans may be eating more than enough, but […]

Get a good dose of turmeric

By Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mike Roizen, MDs From Newsmax When 13th century explorer Marco Polo visited China, he was captivated by the culture’s use of the bright-yellow root vegetable turmeric, which he described as having “the properties of saffron, yet it is not really saffron.” It took another 600 years for the hard-to-describe […]

Drink recipe of the week

White Sangria with Mango and Berries By 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 15 mg FAT 0% DV 0g PROTEIN 2% DV 1g CARBS 10% DV 29g FIBER 16% DV 4g […]

Recipe of the week

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce By Andrew Zimmern From Yummly These delicious curry-spiced grilled chicken skewers pair well with a sweet-and-tangy peanut sauce. Marinating the chicken satay strips overnight really imparts a ton of great flavor, and makes for easy, day-of preparation. For a fun presentation, serve skewers mounted onto a pineapple cut in half, […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 9 August 2019

In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Jascene Dunkley-Malcolm and Ms Michelle Nurse, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights: 00:00:45:19 – Crime and Violence Initiative continue00:05:09:00 – Dr Wayne Wesley, New CXC Registrar/Chief Executive Officer00:06:10:11 – CARICOM, OAS, The Commonwealth in Joint Special Mission to Dominica00:07:24:06 – Slavery Reparations: The University […]

Cayman: Starbucks opens in Camana Bay

Global coffeehouse’s first in the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, 15 August, 2019 — Cayman Islands-based developer Dart Real Estate announced today that the global coffee company, Starbucks, arrived in Camana Bay, and becomes the newest addition to its more than 15 food and beverage venues at Camana Bay, a 685-acre master-planned New Urbanist […]

Regional sugar producers want support for white sugar

From Jamaica Gleaner BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Sugar Association of the Caribbean is urging Caribbean Community (CARICOM) governments to strengthen the regional market for Caribbean white sugar by enforcing the Common External Tariff (CET) on imported white sugar. The association said it may surprise Caribbean consumers to know that currently the lemonade or cola […]