Many people are confused about what really causes a heart attack, thinking cholesterol is the primary factor at play.
However, it really takes a number of factors to get there, with cholesterol actually being a very small part of the picture.
So, in this blog post, we’re going to follow a heart attack from start to finish and explain which nutrients can play a preventive role in each step.
Caleb Mok, our dietician, involved as the project advisor in the project of a group of Cedar Girls’ Secondary School students on "Excessive and Unhealthy Food Consumption Among Teenagers in Singapore". After understanding the public nutritional issues and challenges from Caleb, the students have presented an interesting social media app prototype that strives to improve healthy eating among the adolescents.
Aging too often results in the breakdown of healthy joint function and structure. Increasing evidence points to destructive inflammatory factors as culprits behind the joint problems humans encounter as they grow older.
While anti-inflammatory drugs have become mainstays in the medicine cabinets of senior citizens, an increasing body of knowledge reveals that natural approaches to maintaining joint health may be more effective, and a lot safer.
Caleb our Dietician, at the Supreme Court's Staff Wellness Series, sharing with participants about the different nutrients that fight against cancers.
Drinking alcohol is a popular social activity around the world. Basically, alcoholic beverages are produced from the fermentation of carbohydrate or sugar. To name a few, beer is fermented from barley; sake from rice; wine from grapes; mead is made by fermenting honey with water. Through the fermentation process, with the help of yeast or bacteria, sugars in food will be converted to ethanol, the alcohol in the alcoholic drinks.
While having a drink can be enjoyable, when you get carried away and drink in excess, it can result in a hangover. A hangover is a group of unpleasant signs and symptoms that can develop after excessive alcohol consumption. How does hangover come about? Here is a closer look.
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There is a direct connection between the eyes and the brain.
When doctors examine the retina and optic nerve they are looking directly at brain cells.
The retina consists of certain plant pigments that are good indicators of visual health.
Two of those pigments are carotenoids called lutein and zeaxanthin.
Supplementation with these carotenoids helps prevent age-related vision loss.1
Caleb our Dietician, sharing with participants the scientific updates about Euglena, the superfood, that can bring about various health benefits.
The diseases of aging such as cancer, pneumonia, and dementia are linked to a malfunctioning immune system.
This degenerative impairment is known as immune senescence. It accelerates aging by causing chronic inflammation while failing to protect against pathogens and malignancies.1-5
Not only do we lose the ability to defend against cancers and infections, but our failing immune cells create a state of hyper-inflammation that destroys neurons, the endothelium, and joints.6,7