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Major Advance in Intestinal Health

Probiotics are emerging as enormously popular health supplements.

When one ingests a probiotic, they add bacteria to their digestive tract that produce benefits ranging from alleviating intestinal distress to strengthening immunity.


Five Immune Boosters You're Not Taking

We’ve all been there — sitting in a small, confined space and the person next to us is coughing, sneezing, or blowing their nose. Next thing you know, you’re sick and missing out on school, work, and plans.

Now many people would just drink some orange juice or take some extra vitamin C when they got home from the situation above. Some may even throw in some extra zinc, herbal tea, and a few cough drops. But is this the best strategy? 


Health Tips That Boost Immunity

Many people only wonder what they can do to boost their immune system after they are down with fever, cold and our worst nightmare, cancer. Our immune system is amazingly complex. It is a network of cells, tissues and organs that work together to defend the host against attacks by foreign invaders. Having a little knowledge about the immune system will stimulate your interest into taking care of your own well-being in the long term. I will keep it short and interesting, so read on!


Vegetology

Vegetology aims to provide effective nutritional solutions to everyone regardless of location, religion or lifestyle choice. 

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CoQ10 Shows Promise for Kidney Disease

We’re pretty used to hearing that CoQ10 is good for the heart, but little emphasis has been made to date on its kidney-protective effects. 

Why should you care? Because the number of Americans that are affected by chronic kidney disease is growing


Hidden Factor Behind Kidney Disease Epidemic

In a new report authored by researchers at Johns Hopkins University, people who use proton pump inhibiting drugs to treat heartburn (acid reflux) are at a 20% to 50% increased risk for developing chronic kidney disease.


Protect & Care For Your Kidneys

Do you always have the urge to pass urine first thing in the morning, even before you think of brushing your teeth? That is because your kidneys have diligently performed their life-sustaining job of removing waste products from your body to generate urine even when you are fast asleep.


Relief from Common Digestive Distress

Do you remember how easy it was in youth to consume a high-calorie meal and suffer no unpleasant aftereffects?

One reason we internally managed foods so easily back in those days were the massive amounts of digestive juices we produced that efficiently broke down foods for healthy absorption.


Is a “Leaky Gut” Making you Sick?

Leaky gut syndrome may just seem like a buzz term in the supplement industry and it may even sound a little gross, but is it something you need to know about? Probably. 

Why? Because science is revealing that it’s a real problem


Tips to Maintain Optimal Digestive Health

We have come to the most favorite time of the year again! Who doesn’t love a heartwarming family reunion meal prepared by the elders and savoring all the Chinese New Year goodies like Bak Kwah (Chinese Bacon), Love Letters (Biscuit Roll), Lo Hei (Raw Fish Salad) and Nian Gao (Glutinous Rice Cake). But what comes after will be a bummer.

These high-fat, high-salt and high-sugar foods may result in you having bloating, constipation and even abdominal pain due to inadequate digestion. Eating large amount of food at one go or having inadequate chewing may lead to insufficient production of enzymes and hence, incomplete breakdown of the food.


Why 24-Hour Blood Pressure Control Matters

Getting blood pressure under control is essential, but it is only part of the solution.

Over the past decade, it has become clear that daily variations in blood-pressure patterns are also tremendously important, especially in older adults.


Is This Why You’re Always Tired?

Tired and weak but can’t seem to figure out why? If so, you'll want to read this.

You’re getting enough sleep and eating a balanced diet, but you still need that extra cup of coffee to get you through the day. Maybe your doctor has told you that you’re anemic. However, your blood levels of iron, vitamin B12, and even your hormones are all in range, so what’s going on?


Power Up for the New Year!

2017 is here!  A new year signifies a new beginning.  There is no better time than now to start some good habits and do more to take care of your body.


Eating Well; Ageing Well Talk 2016

Our Pharmacist Lim Eng Teck sharing about how to eat to stay healthy from the biblical perspective to seniors of Christ Methodist Church


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