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Eating Healthier in the New Year

The foods we eat and the beverages that we consume play a big role in determining our overall health. Having good overall health is important for disease prevention. We must pay attention to everything we put into our mouth and know the effect it will have on our body and...

A New Healthier You – Creating Healthy Habits in 2021!

Whenever there is a drastic change you can either take the negative approach or choose a positive approach to the situation. We want you to take the positive approach and look at the opportunity to focus on your own health and wellbeing by striving to being a “New Healthier You”!...

Staying Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic in 2021

As we begin the new year, we are still living in a time when we must maintain a heightened awareness of the current COVID-19 pandemic AND the usual influenza(flu). We must continue to be vigilant in our efforts to protect ourselves, our families, and co-workers from the spread of these...

How to Boost your Immune System

Your immune system is incredibly complex. It has to be strong enough and sophisticated enough to fight off a variety of illnesses and infections, but not so strong that it overreacts unnecessarily — causing allergies and other autoimmune disorders to develop. To operate in such a delicate balance, your immune...

Breathing Exercises – Can Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Health

Breathing is an essential function for our human body where the air we breathe in helps to deliver needed oxygen to our muscles by using the blood to transfer it to the working muscles of the body. Carbon dioxide is also transferred from the blood to the lungs and is...

Know Your Risks for Diabetes – Not Knowing Could Kill You!

November around the world is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes is the second leading cause of death in Belize behind heart disease and ahead of violence. In Belize, 14% of the population or over 44,000 people have been diagnosed with and live with diabetes. The number of Belizeans with diabetes continues...

Getting Married Changes Your Life

Getting married changes your life. You make a commitment to the one you love, gain new family members and, if you’re lucky, get that air fryer you’ve been dreaming about. This is a time when many newlyweds begin planning their future together. That planning often includes life insurance - and...

Health Tips to Boost Liver Health

The liver is one of the largest organs in the human body. Its function is to help the body digest food, store energy, and remove toxins. Some of the environmental toxins that the liver detoxifies include air pollution, chemicals in water, pesticides, and harmful ingredients in skin-care products. Having too...

Celebrate World Food Day – Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together.

World Food Day (October 16th, 2020) is one of the most celebrated days across the globe and brings together governments, non-governmental organizations, business, the media, and the public. The aim of World Food Day is to promote awareness and encourage action for those who suffer from hunger, and the need...

Improving Your Literacy and Consumerism can Improve Your Health

Literacy is knowing how to read and write while also knowing what words and terms mean. As personal health and healthcare continue to grow in complexity, it makes it harder for non-healthcare people to understand the meaning of terminology. This divide is an issue in Belize and all over the...