Category: immune system

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

How can we Manage our Weight without going hungry? – 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, let’s look at some of the common weight management methods in detail: Exercise only, eat as you want …

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immune system How can we manage our weight without going hungry? – Part 1 the Science of Weight Management

How can we manage our weight without going hungry? – Part 1 the Science of Weight Management

As a mummy of 1 boy, I have gone through the stage of worrying about not being able to return to my pre-pregnancy size. I used to joke about it with my hubby, that as part of the pregnancy cost, he has to pay also for my slimming treatment. Those were the days before I …

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immune system Doctors Name Treatments that Bring Little or No Benefit

Doctors Name Treatments that Bring Little or No Benefit

As I was writing my last article on tackling the common flu, I chanced upon this piece of news from BBC resonating the same message. As consumers, we indeed need to be wise in our choices. In tackling any challenges in life, we need to first stop and think. What is the root cause, which …

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autoimmune diseases Why are we getting Chronic Inflammation?

Why are we getting Chronic Inflammation?

What is Inflammation? Maybe some of you have experienced this as a cloud of heat in your throat, just before the sore throat strikes. That is throat inflammation. Alternatively, some of you may have experienced it has a angry, red, swell on our skin when we get a cut. That is also inflammation. These are …

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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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diabetes “No Sugar-coating the Threat of Diabetes”

“No Sugar-coating the Threat of Diabetes”

This article was featured recently on 1st March 2016 in The Straits Times (Singapore’s local newspaper). It emphasizes the importance of living healthy lifestyle to prevent the occurrence of diabetes. “Unfortunately, obesity trends here are heightening that risk for Singaporeans. Among schoolchildren, obesity has risen from 10 per cent in 2000 to 12 per cent …

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eczema How did my 7 month-old son recover from Eczema? – with the help of Oxyginberry!!

How did my 7 month-old son recover from Eczema? – with the help of Oxyginberry!!

Eczema seems to be very common these days among children. During the days when I attended school, I would always feel sad for any classmates who had eczema since it really looked uncomfortable.   As neither I nor my hubby had a history of eczema, naturally I expected my son to be eczema-free. Never did it …

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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).  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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food safety Why do I choose Nutritional Immunology for Me and My Family?

Why do I choose Nutritional Immunology for Me and My Family?

Health, without it, many things in life loses its meaning. In Singapore, as well as around the world, a property may be one of the biggest assets anyone would purchase in his/her lifetime. However, every single one of us own an asset which is even bigger and more precious — that is our health. For …

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