Aging How can we prevent dementia?

How can we prevent dementia?

In the recent local news, dementia has been on the limelight. At the same time, my dad also brought up this topic of dementia at our usual weekly family dinner together. Many may think that dementia is an aging disease that strikes only the elderly. However, are you aware that the age at which dementia …

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Aging Are we Overdosing on Vitamins?

Are we Overdosing on Vitamins?

Vitamin pills, they’re so well marketed by advertisements that many people think more of them are good. When people catch a cold, what is the first type that comes to mind? Vitamin C! When people want to boost their immune system, the immediate choice is multi-vitamins coupled with minerals. A very quick solution. I used …

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Aging Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

One of my valued customers brought this article to my attention over the weekend. Indeed, the title is not surprising to me. Let me explain why. In using supplements, are we aware of the ingredients that are in there? How are they made? What happens when they go through our body? These are just some …

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Aging How can we Grow Younger with Age?

How can we Grow Younger with Age?

As highlighted in an earlier post, we are aging prematurely due to exposure to free radicals in our modern lifestyle. These free radicals in turn causes oxidative stress in our body, leading to early onset of diseases as well. To arrest this phenomena, we will need wholesome foods which are high in antioxidants and phytochemicals. …

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Aging Do you know we are all Made to Live till at least 120?

Do you know we are all Made to Live till at least 120?

I know it sounds almost impossible when we do a reality check. In our world today, the global life expectancy stands at 71.4 years, as published by the World Health Organization in the year 2015. So why do I say that we are all made to live till at least 120 years old? Let me …

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Aging What’s in my skincare pouch during my recent BKK trip?

What’s in my skincare pouch during my recent BKK trip?

Besides what we eat, the toiletries that we use also determine our chemical load on our body. Hence, its important to know what’s in the toiletries that we use on a daily basis. During my 5D4N stay in Bangkok, I packed up some of my essentials to take on this trip to minimize my exposure …

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Aging Are you aware of the Health Risks we face in our Modern Lifestyle? – Part 1

Are you aware of the Health Risks we face in our Modern Lifestyle? – Part 1

Before nutritional immunology came into my life, I used to think that there was no problem at all with my health. That there is no need for any changes to my lifestyle. Granted, I do know there are some things which aren’t good…like I wasn’t a big fan of exercising, and I wasn’t drinking sufficient …

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Aging Oxyginberry – Antioxidants & Phytochemicals Rich

Oxyginberry – Antioxidants & Phytochemicals Rich

This is one of the first superfoods from Extra Excellence that I started taking in 2013. I am very thankful for coming to know about it. It helps to strengthen my immune system both during my pregnancy and post delivery while breastfeeding. During my breastfeeding days, it was a struggle for me when I fell …

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Aging Collagen – is it just skin deep?

Collagen – is it just skin deep?

As most would have known collagen to be a molecule which helps us have beautiful skin, is that its only function in our body? Let’s learn a little more about it. It is a type of protein that is found in our human body. Proteins are macro-chains of many amino acids. Collagen makes up about …

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