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Melasma is a skin condition consisting of brown patches caused by an increase in the pigment melanin in the skin. The increased melanin can be in the superficial (outer) layer of the skin called the epidermis and/or deeper in the skin in the layer...

Even though we are halfway there with The Every Mickle Meka Muscle Core Yoga Challenge, it’s not too late to join in! Let us catch you up on this uniquely Jamaican yoga challenge! The Jamaica Moves endorsed ‘Every Mickle Meka Muscle’ (EMMAM) Core...
Callaloo seems to be that ‘always-available’ vegetable.

People make so many excuses when it comes to eating healthy – such as 'Mi nuh like how this taste', or 'Eating healthy is hard'. But a more common one is, 'I can't afford healthy foods'. While we often lump affordability in with the myths and...

Bulbus Allii Fistulosi or Spring Onion, also known as Cong Bai in Traditional Chinese Medicine, is simply SCALLION to us here in Jamaica and is a staple seasoning in many dishes. Not often recognised for its healing properties, this herb, though...

The eyes are the first thing on the body that attracts both men and women, according to a survey of 1,000 Brits. Seventy per cent of those interviewed said they noticed the eyes first about each other before any other part of the body. From the...

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says smokers that are trying to quit can safely use nicotine gum, patches and lozenges for longer than previously recommended. Current labels suggest consumers stop smoking when they begin using the products...

Every Mickle Mek a Muscle Core Yoga Challenge is in full swing, and the response for week one has been overwhelming! Are you out of the loop? Let us catch you up on this uniquely Jamaican yoga challenge! The Jamaica Moves endorsed ‘Every Mickle...

“How yu get suh fat?” “Weh yuh a get big a guh?” If you recognise these greetings, chances are you’re a Jamaican. We as a people love to comment on people’s weight. Asking women if they are pregnant or equating a beer belly to a man’s success are...

The 2019 Guardsman Games ended on Sunday, July 28, in frenzy and excitement, as all on hand to witness were treated to a spectacle of athletic competition. Twelve teams were put through mental and physical obstacles as they fought through sweat,...

Turquoise-blue waves lapped the sandy beach at Jamaica’s beautiful Montego Bay, while palm trees rustled in the breezes. A man on horseback rode slowly across the sand. Nudging the horse into the shallow water, he gazed at the horizon. What was he...
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