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Combat the Silent Dangers of High Uric Acid
Elevated blood levels of uric acid are present in about 21% of Americans.1 People frequently associate high uric acid levels with gout, yet many symptom-free individuals have elevated uric acid for years before getting their first gout attack.2 Gout is not the only manifestation of elevated uric acid blood levels. When uric acid levels are higher than optimal, there’s also an increased risk of coronary artery disease, cerebrovascular disease, and early mortality.3-6 Excess uric acid can be caused by aging, adverse lifestyle habits, hypertension, diabetes, kidney problems, and ob..

Life Extension Magazine Jan/Feb 2020
Life Extension Magazine Jan/Feb 2020 ..

Life Extension Magazine Nov/Dec 2019
Life Extension Magazine Nov/Dec 2019 ..

Public Education – Barely Just the Probiotics in Your Belly

Caleb our Dietician, discussing with the members of Orchid Country Club about the various health benefits of probiotics and ways to promote the growth of probiotics in the gut.


SINGAPORE WEEK OF INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY (SWITCH)

SWITCH is a platform to transform scientific discoveries into applications that will redefine the way we live.
Euglena R&D, lead by Prof Kengo Suzuki, exhibited and shared with the gathering how research into this micro algae is revolutionizing the food, health supplement, skincare and energy industries.


How Magnesium Lowers Cardiovascular Disease Risk
Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. and worldwide.1,2 It’s been that way despite billions of dollars spent developing drugs and surgical treatments. But there’s a simple way to help lower the risk: increasing intake of the mineral magnesium.3,4 One large epidemiological study of older men showed that those with the highest magnesium blood levels had a 44% lower risk of heart failure than those with the lowest magnesium levels.5 Most Americans fail to consume enough magnesium. An estimated 64% of all men and 67% of all women are magne..

Cooking Demonstration – Euglena Healthy Recipe Demo Workshop

Caleb our Dietician, sharing with participants on the vast health benefits of Euglena P-3, the nutritionally complete product. In the session, Caleb demonstrated some tasty and healthy recipes and supercharging them with Euglena P-3. The recipes are designed by Caleb to mask the taste of Euglena. Besides showing the friendly and interesting way to supplement our daily diet, the session has also inspired the participants to share the goodness of Euglena P-3 with their loved ones those who do not like or are unable to swallow capsules.


The Various Health-Promoting Benefits of Polyenylphosphatidylcholine (PPC)
Polyenylphosphatidylcholine (PPC), also referred to as phosphatidylcholine, is a fat-soluble nutrient with many health-promoting benefits. These include protecting the liver, sustaining cardiovascular health, and supporting nervous system and gastrointestinal function. Dietary sources of PPC include soybeans, liver, oatmeal, cabbage, cauliflower, egg yolks, meat, and vegetables. PPC is an essential component in each of the body’s cell membranes, the dynamic surfaces on which cells carry out many of their biochemical activities. PPC is a phospholipid rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids..

Life Extension Magazine Sep/Oct 2019
Life Extension Magazine Sep/Oct 2019 ..

Why People Supplement with B Vitamins?
B vitamins have numerous vital functions throughout the body. They aid in the assembly of your genetic blueprint, keep your nervous system healthy, turn food into energy, and more.1-13 Maintaining healthy B vitamin levels helps protect against problems ranging from cardiovascular disease and neurodegenerative disorders to UV-induced skin damage and vision loss. A deficiency in B vitamins is common for multiple reasons:14 They are not stored by the body. B vitamins are water-soluble and are quickly washed out of the body. They are impacted by low d..

Cooking Demonstration –Smoothie Demo Workshop

Caleb our Dietician, sharing with participants on the concepts and methods in making healthy and delectable smoothies. In the session, Caleb demonstrated some smoothie recipes and incorporated various superfoods like Euglena P-3, turmeric extracts, green tea extracts, cruciferous vegetable extracts, and whey protein isolate, into the smoothies. With this, the smoothies can be a friendly and interesting way to supplement our daily diet.


Ginger and Turmeric Roots - A Formidable Anti-inflammatory Pair
Many disorders of advancing age are linked to a common problem: chronic inflammation. Inflammation damages tissues and contributes to a variety of ailments, including atherosclerosis and cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, arthritis, and cancer.1-4 If we can impede chronic inflammation, we may delay the onset of many age-related diseases. Scientists have discovered that two closely related plant roots, ginger and turmeric, have anti-inflammatory properties.5-9 Working together, the active components in these plants, such as gingero..

Life Extension Magazine Jul/Aug 2019
Life Extension Magazine Jul/Aug 2019 ..

Let Food be Thy Cancer Avengers

According to the Singapore Cancer Registry Annual Registry Report 2015, around 35 new cancer cases are diagnosed every day. Through 2015 to 2017, the percentage of total death in Singapore contributed by cancers is ranked number 1 among other causes like stroke, heart diseases and diabetes, with 29.1% out of 20,905 death cases in the year of 2017. The alarming data necessitates the summon of avengers that can salvage us from cancer occurrence. Among the modifiable risk factors of cancers, dietary pattern is an important determinant in influencing cancer occurrence.


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