Health Tips

The Top Foods for Healthy Skin

Is your skin losing its once youthful appearance? Have you noticed deeper and deeper wrinkles and more and more dark colored age-spots? We actually find this interesting.

Despite the cosmetic industry’s promises of youthful skin, aging men and women seem to be spending more money on serums and creams, yet remain unsatisfied with the results.


 


What do I eat for joint health?
Do you know that people of all ages, genders and races can have arthritis due to a certain type of lifestyle habits or family history of the disease? The symptoms of pain, swelling and stiffness would cause you sufferings and inability to do daily activities. The condition may progress over time and cause permanent joint changes. There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis and the most common types being gout, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.   1) Gout Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that brings about sudden burning pain, stiffness and swelling in the jo..

High Blood Pressure - The "Silent Killer"

According to the Singapore National Survey, about 1 in 4 Singapore residents aged 30 to 69 years have high blood pressure. For those aged 60 to 69, more than 1 in 2 persons have high blood pressure. This condition has been labelled the ‘silent killer’ because it may not give rise to any symptoms even when it is severe.

 


Health Tips That Boost Immunity

Many people only wonder what they can do to boost their immune system after they are down with fever, cold and our worst nightmare, cancer. Our immune system is amazingly complex. It is a network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to defend the host against attacks by foreign invaders. Having a little knowledge about the immune system will stimulate your interest into taking care of your own well-being in the long term. I will keep it short and interesting, so read on!


Protect & Care For Your Kidneys

Do you always have the urge to pass urine first thing in the morning, even before you think of brushing your teeth? That is because your kidneys have diligently performed their life-sustaining job of removing waste products from your body to generate urine even when you are fast asleep.


Tips to Maintain Optimal Digestive Health

We have come to the most favorite time of the year again! Who doesn’t love a heartwarming family reunion meal prepared by the elders and savoring all the Chinese New Year goodies like Bak Kwah (Chinese Bacon), Love Letters (Biscuit Roll), Lo Hei (Raw Fish Salad) and Nian Gao (Glutinous Rice Cake). But what comes after will be a bummer.

These high-fat, high-salt and high-sugar foods may result in you having bloating, constipation and even abdominal pain due to inadequate digestion. Eating large amount of food at one go or having inadequate chewing may lead to insufficient production of enzymes and hence, incomplete breakdown of the food.


Power Up for the New Year!

2017 is here!  A new year signifies a new beginning.  There is no better time than now to start some good habits and do more to take care of your body.


Sleep is a Necessity, Not a Luxury

Christmas and New Year parties, end-of-year sales, school holiday promotions and overseas holidays – with so much going on at this time of the year, are you getting enough rest?


Do You Have Fatty Liver?

Our liver plays a critical role in our health by removing toxins, processing nutrients, hormones and cholesterols in our body.  It quietly does its work 24/7, and we often take it for granted. 


Not All Supplements are Created Equal

Have you ever walked into a shop and felt lost when you look at the many different brands on the shelves, all offering the vitamin C that you were looking for?

Do brands matter? Are some forms of vitamins and minerals better absorbed than others?


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