Processed Food

Emotional Causes of High Uric Acid

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High uric acid, which in the past used to affect older people is now beginning to affect the younger generation. A few of my friends in their thirties came back with blood test results with high uric acid. High uric acid sometimes do not have clear symptoms- when we feel our legs have not much [...]

Why taking too much carbs can easily make you fat

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We often do not see the calories in the small little innocent items that we consume daily. But with each bite, it adds up to our caloric consumption. If we consume mostly carbohydrates, especially refined carbs…..really…we can really gain weight even though we may not feel that we eat a lot. This is especially if [...]

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 [...]

The truth behind snack bars and healthy food- is it your money’s worth?

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Nowadays, many companies advertised calorie reduced, less sugar and/or fat health food. These products costs much more than the usual biscuits, oats or cereals just because it is lower in fat and/or sugar content. During the initial period of this blog, I used to get easily sucked into these offers- I buy health bar when [...]

Battling motion sickness by changing your eating habits

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Is constant motion or travelling sickness disrupt your dream of being a traveller? You may not look forward to travelling, especially visiting highlands and the curvy roads because you may be throwing up your guts during the trip. Some would suffer while travelling on the plane or even on long road journeys. I will always [...]

Possible Causes of Sudden Skin Rashes

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Read also: Emotional Causes of Skin Rashes & Unexplained Eye Pain Do you suddenly find that you develop skin rashes for no apparent reason? Probably you find that a certain area of your skin becoming itchy and when you give in to the urge to scratch it, a red patch formed- the rash seemed to have [...]

Danger of Eating Too Much Instant Noodles & Correct Way to Cook Them

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Over the past years, I have received some forwarded emails from friends about the dangers of instant noodles. Some people may not be aware of the dangers and just to save money or due to no time to cook, they may be slowly poisoning their systems. There is no harm to take precautions. Many kids [...]

Possible Cause of Chronic Muscle Soreness During Strength Training

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Are you in into strength training and wonder why you constantly suffer from chronic muscle soreness and dull pain? When you go and visit the physician or physiotherapist on suspicion of an injury or muscle tear, they could not find anything wrong with you. Nothing shows up in scans and tests. And yet, you find [...]

Canned/Bottled Juices- Are They Good for You?

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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 My Friend Dealt with Breast Cancer

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Update in Aug  2017: Ling has since retired from her corporate job and now reaping the benefits from retirement. May used to be my mentor when I was starting out in the working world. By the time, she had already worked for many years, coming in at entry level and rising to managerial position. She [...]