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When you are busy hitting the gym, you would not want to ruin all your efforts by eating junk food. Healthy snacks sold at supermarkets tend to be expensive and not fresh. A good place to get them is via a shop selling bakery supplies.  If you are not sure where, just ask around those [...]

Chinese New Year (CNY) is around the corner- this year it will fall on Valentine's Day (14 February 2010). Usually Mandarin oranges or "kam" are available during this Chinese New Year session- during other times of the year, only the smaller versions are sold. For the Chinese, "kam" has the same pronounciation as gold in [...]

If you or someone that you know seemed to complain of stomach ailments, such as wind, gastric, indigestion, acid reflux, etc, check the physical activity levels.   From my personal experience, years ago I used to suffer from stomach spasms, pain and discomfort. When I combined higher intake of fiber, drink more water with exercise, [...]

First thing in the morning when you wake up, try to be conscious of the sensations in your tummy and digestive system- do you experience discomfort and bloating? Sometimes you get pain which you may have thought is due to gastric (since you have not eaten the whole night)? Then you go and have your [...]

If you constantly suffer from stomach problems-ie pain, indigestion, acid reflux, stomach gas and discomfort, try this very effective remedy: First thing in the morning when you get up, before you even brush your teeth: 1. Drink a cup of warm water. Take small slow sips. 2. Then take 2 green apples with the skin- [...]

Many folks will take a glass of Orange Juice for breakfast. The juice normally comes in a cartoon in various brand names. Are those really good for you? Question: How can a cartoon of alleged “pure orange juice” is cheaper and provide more volume that if you were to squeeze the real fruit? Most of [...]

How many times a day or per week that you visit the loo to perform the 'big business'/pass motion? I'll admit not many would talk about this topic. But constipation is a real problem faced by many people. The post that I wrote on holistic cures for stomach pains and spasms is one of my [...]

Gallstones may not be everyone’s concern. But they should be because we all have them. Moreover, gallstones may lead to cancer. “Cancer is never the first illness,” Chiu Nan points out. “Usually, there are a lot of other problems leading to cancer. In my research in China, I came across some materials which say that [...]

I'm glad to have a few colleagues who friends who share the same aspiration that I have. When I met any of the gym kakis when I happen to eat at the pantry, we will talk bout classes, what to do, eat, etc. I am still a novice while they are already well experienced. Feel [...]