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Do you know that our body hosts more bacteria than human cells? Probiotics are friendly bacteria found living in our gut. Recent researches have found that the type of bacteria living in human’s gut can greatly affect their risk of disease, immunity, mood & so on. Scientists found that in a healthier, leaner person, there are more friendly bacteria living in the gut. These friendly bacteria produce helpful chemicals that influence our health, resulting in lower risk of disease, stronger immunity & so on. The type of bacteria that lives in our gut is greatly affected by our diet. Foods...

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According to NHMS 2017 in Malaysia, 1 out of 3 adolescents consumes MV supplements, main reason being parental advice. Due to changes of modern lifestyle, MV supplement helps to increase intake of vitamin & minerals in fulfilling daily requirements. It must be safer & better for me to take more than less right? Not really. Studies show toxicity in excessive amounts for certain fat-soluble vitamins. Moreover, statistics show rate of non-communicable diseases (NCD) like diabetes & heart disease are increasing every year. This data tells us that MV supplements do not solve your problem of not eating enough nutrients from...

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Fish Oil – What, How & Why? Omega-3 fats found in fish & seafood, known as EPA & DHA, are essential fatty acids that we can only obtain from diet because our body is unable to synthesize them ourselves. EPA & DHA have been shown to be important in various critical health aspects such as brain development of young children, anti-inflammation & heart health. However, that doesn’t mean the more you take the better. Rising scientific studies started when scientists found native tribes in the cold Artic region who ate a lot of fats had low risk of heart disease...

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Tea-based beverages are your best friend We know that flavoured drinks (alcohol or not) are one of the musts when it comes to CNY gathering. Compared to soft drinks and alcohol, tea-based drinks such as green tea and chrysanthemum tea offer a SLIGHTLY lower sugar content than their counterparts. This is especially true they have a red coloured, “Healthier Choice” logo stamped on the front. Bear in mind though, that packaged drinks do come with sugar no matter how healthy they can be. Hence, an even healthier option would be freshly brewed tea, coffee or plain water!   Pair up...

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