February 26, 2020

Kids raised by grandparents more likely to be obese

From Newsmax Grandparents can be a bad influence on kids’ weight, researchers say. That’s the upshot of an analysis of 23 studies conducted in the United States and eight other countries by a team from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. The study found that kids who were cared for by grandparents […]

Mediterranean diet good for your gut biome

From Newsmax The so-called Mediterranean diet is already considered one of the healthiest for your heart, and now scientists say it may give your gut bacteria a boost, too. The diet is typically high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, beans, olive oil, and fish, and low in red meat and saturated fats. The new study finds […]

Four myths about food and cancer, debunked

By Ashley Halsey Cancer affects a significant proportion of the U.S. population, so it’s natural to want to reduce that risk. In fact, overall we have: over the last 25 years our cancer rate has dropped by over a quarter. Part of this is due to greater awareness about how we live a healthier life, […]

Recipe of the week

Mediterranean Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes By JULIA’S ALBUM From Yummly 10 Ingredients 40 Minutes 520 Calories 4 Servings Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds chicken breast (thinly sliced) 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1/4 cup flour (you can use gluten free flour) 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces artichoke hearts (roasted, drained) 6 ounces sun dried tomatoes 3 tablespoons capers (drained) 2 tablespoons lemon juice (freshly squeezed) 3 tablespoons olive oil Nutrition 520 Calories SODIUM 67% DV 1610 […]

Cayman: Coco Fest supports local charity

[Funds raised for Meals on Wheels] Savannah, Grand Cayman, February 14, 2019 – Hundreds of people wandered their way through the seven-acre property of Pedro St. James on Saturday, 8th February for the fifth annual Coco Fest. The coconut festival celebrates the ingenuity of local cottage industry businesses while raising funds for a dual purpose; […]

5 causes of insomnia

One of the worst epidemics of this century, insomnia, has encapsulated the lives of over 3 billion people in the world. This means that more than half of the world’s population has difficulty while going to sleep. Although this problem wasn’t chronic a few years back, now it has become a serious health issue. Insomnia […]

US: FDA wants weight-loss drug taken off market due to cancer risk

From Newsmax A clinical trial of the weight-loss drug Belviq (lorcaserin) shows an association with an increased risk of cancer, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is requesting that its maker withdraw the drug from the U.S. market. Eisai Inc. has already “submitted a request to voluntarily withdraw the drug,” Dr. Janet Woodcock, who […]

KFC in Korea

I’ve been in Korea for 10 days and have already been to KFC 3 times. Here’s what makes it so special here compared to the US. By Kate Taylor From Business Insider I visited KFC in Seoul, South Korea and was blown away by the menu items that aren’t available in the US. In South […]

Taste of Cayman

TASTE OF CAYMAN April 4, 2020 Buy Your Tickets Love Food? Love Drink? Find the very best of Cayman’s diverse cuisines, local produce and drinks to match at the Taste of Cayman Food & Drink Festival. Held on April 4th 2020 at the Festival Green, Camana Bay, and bringing together all the flavours of Cayman, […]

The Editor speaks: Rudeness to customers at fast food outlets

We hear continually of customers being rude to employees of restaurants, especially in the fast food businesses and even throwing food at them. Disgraceful. However, I have had experiences the other way round and other persons have reported to me of similar occurrences. Only yesterday I telephoned my order in to a fast food outlet […]