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Is bak kut teh healthy for you?

Healthy bak kut teh

Bak kut teh is a well known known Chinese dish. Sometimes people translate bak kut teh as a kind of tea but to me, it is very much like a herbal soup. Originally a Hokkien dish, it is much loved by many Chinese folks in Malaysia and Singapore. The soup is boiled with Chinese medicinal [...]

Can Porridge/congee be kept overnight?

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The answer is NO,. You should not keep your rice porridge or congee overnight. I know, logically there does not seems to be anything wrong with storing cooked porridge overnight. The main reason why porridge or congee should not be kept overnight is because it would cause wind buildup in your body from the traditional [...]

Does teh tarik (pulled milk tea) have caffeine?

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Tea and coffee both have caffeine it them but the effect may vary from one person to another and also with age. Teh tarik (pulled milk tea), iced lemon tea, bubble milk tea definitely have caffeine. In some cases, the caffeine content may be more strong than an ordinary cup of coffee. Not to mention [...]

Black Face General Plant Herb for Detox

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My friend, a cancer survivor of more than 10 years introduced the benefits of a herb called the Black Face General to be used to detox. The plant is also known as 黑面将军 in Chinese and “pecah beling” in Malay language. Basically she mentioned that there are 2 types of the Black Face General herb- with [...]

How to overcome addiction towards Korean Drama and Movies

Sword and Flower/ Blade and Petal Korean Drama series

This article is a continuation of the previous article that was published earlier.  In the previous article, we have gone into how to identify if one is an addict, the health implications, and why these movies/dramas effect us so much. This article would cover some hope and insight to help us overcome this ‘obsession’ that [...]

How to reduce pain due to bow legged in older adults

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Being bow legged can cause knee pain and as one gets older, the pain affects a person’s mobility. The condition can be heritary or result from posture or muscle weakness. Take a look at the photos below: The old lady on the photo above had bow legs. As she pushed the trolley (which she also [...]

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Why do you get skin rashes and allergies after drinking coffee/ alcohol

Coffee and liquor both have heating effect in the body. Especially when we are stressed out, drinking coffee or alcohol can trigger the secretion of adrenaline in which can manifest the emotions that we are feeling. How does this relates to skin infection or rashes. Why do some people find their skin having more rashes on days [...]

Too much sex and thinking about sex drains you of vital life energy

Too much sex and thinking about sex drains you of vital life energy

In today’s society, everyone wants to be sexually attractive and the commercial industry generates billions of income by ensuring this message is being driven into the minds of the consumer. That being thin and desirable would make a person happy. Websites offering ‘Aunt Agony’ columns generally advocate the more sex a couple have, the better. If having [...]