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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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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food safety Do Probiotics work?

Do Probiotics work?

In the recent years, more light has been shed on the role of gut bacteria in many areas of our health. This includes areas such as digestive system, allergic or autoimmune diseases, as well as cardiovascular related. As such, this has fueled a demand for probiotics supplementation and it is indeed getting more and more …

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Label Reading What plant based milk does my boy take as an Alternative to Formula Milk?

What plant based milk does my boy take as an Alternative to Formula Milk?

The starting of my journey with my little boy was a challenging one. Due to lack of knowledge in the breastfeeding essentials, my boy started taking formula from bottle at the onset — in the hospital. He was accustomed to the flow from a bottle and did not take to latching at all. To add …

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Label Reading Is Soy suitable for young boys? …and other questions around phytoestrogen

Is Soy suitable for young boys? …and other questions around phytoestrogen

In just this week alone, I received several concerned friends’ query on whether its safe to feed young boys soy. This does not come as a surprise to me, as there are many misconceptions about Soy in the world today. I will take this opportunity to answer some of them specifically with regards to children …

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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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oxyginberry What was in my stash of Superfoods during the recent Bangkok Trip with my 2 year old?

What was in my stash of Superfoods during the recent Bangkok Trip with my 2 year old?

After the sessions with Dr Chen on saturday, we quickly headed home to pack up for our trip to Bangkok with my 2 year old boy. We were heading off the very next day for our first overseas trip with no family help at all. In fact, I would be having a whole bunch of …

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e.excel millenium The Amazing Cactus

The Amazing Cactus

Why is cactus so amazing? Phytochemicals, they “can take tumours and defuse them“. They can “turn off the proliferative process of cancer“. “Cancer is a multistep procedure and takes many varied processes to become malignant”. With more different types of phytochemicals, our body will be more equipped to address all these varied processes. While… An …

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Learning and Growing Nutritional Immunology Session with Dr Jau-Fei Chen – Chapter 3

Nutritional Immunology Session with Dr Jau-Fei Chen – Chapter 3

It was a very enriching Saturday with Dr Jau-Fei Chen, who is known internationally and given multiple awards for her main research topic on Nutritional Immunology. Seeing her in person isΒ  like seeing Nutritional Immunology personified. She is 54 years of age, but definitely looks great nevertheless. I hope I look like her when I …

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Modern Lifestyle Risks Are you aware of the Health Risks we face in our Modern Lifestyle? – Part 3

Are you aware of the Health Risks we face in our Modern Lifestyle? – Part 3

This is the third part of a series on the Health Risks we are facing in our Modern Lifestyle. In the first part, we had looked at how exposure to free radicals contribute to premature aging. In the second part, we considered the impact of what we eat, because WE ARE WHAT WE EAT. Now, …

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