Diets

Habit of taking light instead of heavy dinner

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In our office a number of my colleagues, myself included regularly have to work late. By the time some of them commute back home,  it would be late….and they would still be taking their regular dinner. It does not take long for one to gain weight especially at the tummy area. If we want to [...]

Taking olive oil on empty stomach in the morning good for health

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Recently I met a healer who told me that when we get up in the morning, take one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil. She said this is very good for the liver function. Often our liver function is impaired due to our diet and it is overworked trying to eliminate the junk from toxins [...]

What to do if you feel constant hunger/food cravings

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Years of eating fast food, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle can alter our metabolism and on how we deal with food that is ingested. If your meal consist mainly of carbohydrates- the simple carbs with high glycemic index, you can find yourself getting hungry within the next hour even though you have eaten a large [...]

Calories information available in the Air Asia in-flight menu

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Update: Many of the items listed below is no longer available in the menu. Also the prices would have changed as this article was written in 2012. Their in flight menu is limited (good to prevent food wastage) – however you can pre-order the food when doing the booking (sometimes if the same food is [...]

Acidic blood causing constant tiredness, cancer, stiffness, insomnia…

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Below is a forwarded article containing case studies of how acidic blood causes various conditions such as tiredness, bulging lower stomach, breathless and cancer among other conditions. Acidic blood is contributed by diet, stress levels and sleeping patterns. I have just received the article below via email from my friend- it contains Mandarin translation. There [...]

Does being a vegetarian makes you a better person?

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There are many people who have adopted vegetarian diet in their lives. This article is not meant to pin point or to speak ill of any diet as a way of life, but it is from my personal experience in having being a vegetarian for a short while. From 30 September  to 23 October, I’ve [...]

So you think instant noodles is good for you?

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Few years ago, I posted an article on the downside of instant noodles.  Up till recently, I started receiving some ‘strong’  feedback on the post- opposing about instant noodles. My respond to all this is: “only you know what’s best for you”. If we love a certain food and people criticize it, it may really [...]

When your breath smells foul in the morning

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Our breath and mouth tends to smell foul in the morning the moment when we wake up. Even if we brush our teeth or use a mouthwash, the bad breath may come back after the effects of the toothpaste and mouthwash wears off. There is a simple remedy in removing bad breath right after we [...]

The terrible consequence of drinking beer and eating uncooked meat

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I know beer/ chilled wine and steak and lamb chop goes hand in hand in the Western meal indulgence. Many people like their steak/ lamb chop served raw or medium. If you constantly enjoy your steak/ lamb chop raw or medium or half cooked together with beer and wine ….and suffering from stomach uneasiness and [...]