Health Tips

9 Simple Tips for Effective Exercise

When your doctor tells you to exercise, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If it’s a negative thought or bad memory, you’re pretty much setting yourself up to fail.

If this sounds familiar, you may need to do a complete 180 on how you think about exercise, or simply just tweak a few things.

To help you set a new course, here are some helpful tips to get you moving, grooving and re-inspired.


The Top Four Foods for a Healthy Heart

A healthy heart is characterized by the following four physiological states:

  • Healthy Endothelial Cells
  • Low Vascular Inflammation
  • Healthy Blood Pressure
  • Healthy Heart Cell Energy

5 Packaged Foods that are Actually Healthy

Sure, ideally everyone would be eating fresh, non-processed foods all of the time, but we get it. We know that it can be expensive to eat this way and that sometimes convenience and simple economics guide our decisions. So, here’s the question that begs answering: are there any healthy packaged foods? The answer is yes.


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.


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