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Why did a Health Freak almost got Heart Attack

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It is said that if one is to be able to adopt a healthy lifestyle, then lifestyle chronic diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, stroke, partially blocked arteries will exclude these group of people. I remembered about a year or two ago, a friend’s father was admitted to hospital and had to undergo immediate [...]

How to Relieve Pain in Joints and Body

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Do you suffer from pain in the joints and body that you can’t seemed to explain? Perhaps you have already been diagnosed with having osteoarthritis, or rhemautoid arthritis and wanting to find other ways to relieve the condition. Or you don’t have these conditions but wondering why you seemed to have chronic aches in the [...]

Mooncakes Galore! – how not to overeat

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The mooncake festival is often a great occasion for family get togethers. Normally, the moon is known to be the fullest in the year. The main ingredients that goes into the making of mooncakes are lotus paste and sugar- lots and lots of sugar. Traditionally, there are the lotus paste mooncakes and ‘kam tui’ (paste fillings [...]

Battling Bad Breath

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We all suffer from bad breath- first thing in the morning when we wake up from bed. It’s normal because the gases released from the bacteria that is working along your digestive track from your mouth all the way to your large intestine. However, if the bad breath persist all through the day, rather than [...]

Festive Season Diets-High in sugar/fat

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Can’t resist squeezing in a post before being dragged for visiting… Happy Chinese New Year & Happy Holidays :) For Chinese celebrants, Chinese New Year (CNY) is here. In Malaysia, we seemed to be lucky because we celebrate various festivals, Chinese New Year, Deepavali, Raya, Christmas together. We visit each other’s homes and taste various [...]

Early Signs of Osteoarthritis

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I have long suspected that something’s really wrong with my right knee. I have this creaking sound every time I bend and straighten my right knee. Generally it does not give me pain but still, the creaking sound had always worried me. Before I started going to the gym and practicing proper eating, I used [...]

Project ‘Tummy’ Part 7- Conclusion

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Concluding from Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6… Recap: When I started this little self-project on 27 Oct, a.ka experimentation, I made the following changes: doing crunches on the Swiss/balance ball in almost every workout session. Sometimes I do 30, 40 and even up to 80 times. But if [...]

What to Avoid If You Want to Lose that Tummy

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We have the obvious food that many people had placed into the ‘sin’ category, namely the 5 Cs: Cookies, Candies, Cakes, Chocolates & Chips. But anyone who had lost weight and maintained it for a long time will tell you that it’s okay to indulge once a while. Today, I will not talk about those [...]