The authors share a wide perspective on nutrition, exercise, stress, safety, environment, spirituality and also tips and techniques for healthy living. A full understanding of these wellness topics should help you meet the challenges of the times. It is our hope that you find something that inspired you to practice or continue to practice habits that will guarantee your optimum health
Is the sequel to the ground-breaking publication, Discovering the Future, which spoke to the development of science and technology in Jamaica. However this follow up publication uses Jamaica as a model in examining the role science, technology and innovation (STI) can play in promoting sustainable development. It engages readers in an effort to determine whether developing countries have sufficiently harnessed the advancements made to ‘leapfrog its development.
A fascinating read which will prove to be both factual and objective on a topic that is controversial and emotive. Issues such as the mental effects of the smoked preparation, superstition and folklore surrounding the plant; the Bob Marley influence, and the claims for therapeutic efficacy in a cross section of disease treatment are also explored.
In the Caribbean, diabetes is ranked as the second leading cause of death. The International Diabetes Federation estimates that over 366 million people currently live with diabetes. This accounts for 8.3 per cent of the adult population and is projected to increase to near 552 million by 2030. This timely publication is packed with incredible pictures of scientifically validated medicinal plants and their expediency in the management of Diabetes
This publication tells the story of the development of science and technology in Jamaica. It examines the international framework, scientific and technical education and manpower, as well as innovation in agriculture and agro industry, mining and mineral resources, manufacturing and tourism, construction, exploitation of aquatic resources, medicine and health, and meteorology.
This is a comprehensive and engaging guide to understanding and enjoying tea. Beautifully illustrated and written in a reader friendly style, this publication serves up a variety of plants and their uses around the world. This updated edition includes educational illustrations of various teas and their medicinal practices.
As autobiographies usually do, this one also chronicles the life, work and accomplishments of Dr. Lowe. However, he tells a compelling story of dedication, resilience, creativity and huge success by a fearless, driven Jamaican who has opposed the odds and laughed in the face of adversity to earn the right to declare: 'It Can Be Done'; just because it has been done!
For centuries, mankind has known that there are substances called poisons that cause injury to living things. Over the years, the focus of concern has been those agents or toxicants that cause harm to mankind. However, plants and other animals are also vulnerable. In fact, it is a known fact that toxins interact within the environment have the potential to destroy ecosystems and population.
This publication takes an in-depth look at traditional medicines past, present and future, by exploring traditional medicine in the old and new worlds as well as in a global context. The book also makes the link between traditional/alternative methods and complementary and alternative medicine.
There are two major components of early detection of cancer: education to promote early diagnosis and screening. This publication provides valuable information about prostate cancer including the signs and symptoms; treatment options; persons who are at risk and detection methods.