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Lucky traditions steeped in healthy foods

Those who celebrate New Year’s in the American South dig their spoons into a bowl full of black-eyed peas. These beige-colored beans with signature black …

Five Super Foods for the Holidays

Picture a table set with roast turkey and all the trimmings. This mental image may conjure up visions of gluttony rather than good health and good nutrition. …

Paleo Pros & Cons

The Paleo Diet, also called the Caveman or Stone Age diet, continues as a hot trend in the weight loss world. The good news is that some preliminary research …

There is a link between weight gain and shut eye

Yacht charters are a 24-hour business. There’s always one client who wants to stay up until the wee hours and another who considers sunup the perfect time …

Make smart choices, and do it often, when looking to gain weight

It’s a problem everyone thinks they would love to have. Yet gaining weight can be a real challenge for those who find it hard to pack on the pounds. Their …

Eat and drink enough fluids this summer

ART: TAKE IT IN Aqua Fresca PHOTO by Carol Bareuther The hot days of August are sure to bring on a need for hydration no matter if you’re in South Florida or …

Food choices can minimize sunburn, reverse wrinkling

Good fats are heart-healthy. Calcium sustains strong bones. Fiber maintains a fit digestive system. Diet plays a key role in keeping the body’s major organs …

Limey, eat your carrots; replace pill-popping with phyto-foods

The word ‘phytonutrients’ is definitely a mouthful. Yet what these plant-based substances are and how they can help your health is definitely worth …

Smoothies no longer two-dimensional concoctions

Ice cold smoothies are a hot trend. In the restaurant arena, 66 percent of nearly 1,600 chefs surveyed in the National Restaurant Association’s “What’s …

International bread sampling proves dough can be good for us

Say the word ‘bread’ and a dichotomy of images comes to mind. On one hand, there’s fattening and supposedly unhealthy, and on the other delicious and …

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Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

Shipyards, towboats and marine businesses go to court over New River closure

By Dorie Cox Shipyard owners, towing and repair companies, and other marine businesses will go before a judge later this month to stop …

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

Captains listen, foster team work, and take responsibility with crew issues

From quarrels between cabin mates to squabbles over a task, yacht crew occasionally have an issue onboard. Apart from firing someone, The …

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

IMO extends Manila Amendment refresher deadline

I have written much in these pages over the past year concerning the 2010 Manila Amendments to the STCW Convention. And I am compelled to …

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

Why owners like, use and buy big boats

There are myriad reasons why owners choose to endure the significant cost of big-boat ownership. Some use their boats as a business tool, …

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