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heart diseases How can we Manage our Weight without going hungry? โ€“ Part 2 the Dangers of Commonly used Weight Loss methods

How can we Manage our Weight without going hungry? โ€“ Part 2 the Dangers of Commonly used Weight Loss methods

This is the second post in a series on the topic of weight management. Previously, we have looked at the science of weight management and understood first about the fundamentals which affect weight gain or loss. Now, letโ€™s look at some of the common weight management methods in detail: Exercise only, eat as you want …

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calcium pills Do you know that Calcium Pills increases Heart Attack risk by 30%?

Do you know that Calcium Pills increases Heart Attack risk by 30%?

Calcium is extremely essential in many of our body functions. In fact, approximately 1.5 – 2% of our body weight is accounted for by calcium. Calcium is required mostly for strong bone formation and prevention of osteoporosis.   In fact, due to the hectic lifestyle, people turn to calcium pills to fill the gap in …

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heart diseases Does High Blood Pressure Medication Prevent Stroke?

Does High Blood Pressure Medication Prevent Stroke?

17.5 million people die each year from cardiovascular diseases worldwide. Out of this 17.5 million people, a very large percentage of 80% die from heart attacks or strokes (WHO 2016).ย  In Singapore, the statistics aren’t that optimistic either. Between ages 30 to 69, slightly less than 1 in 4 Singapore residents have hypertension. However, between …

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