The Truth About Cancer & CoQ10

The Truth About Cancer & CoQ10

The Truth About Cancer & CoQ10

  The Lowdown: Cancer is no longer a death sentence as it used to be decades ago. Cancer has become more prevalent because of rapid changes in the way we live. Cancer prevention should be your life’s priority and you shouldn’t live in fear of cancer.   No one wants to be told that they … [Read More]

Why Are You Taking Statins?

Why Are You Taking Statins?

Why Are You Taking Statins?

The Lowdown: High cholesterol is a health hazard that a lot of us may suffer at some point in our lives. Statins has revolutionised the way high cholesterol is managed. However, it does come with drawbacks and side effects. Understanding how statins affect you will help you address the side effects associated with its use. … [Read More]

Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Fad Diets: Recognizing the Not-So-Good

Dieting nowadays has become a pervasive trend that stems from unrealistic expectations of perfectly edited pictures of public figures. A typical fad diet promises quick weight loss through what is usually an unhealthy and unbalanced diet. Fad diets are targeted at people who want to lose weight quickly without exercise.  An unhealthy fad diet usually … [Read More]

5 Benefits of Fiber You May Not Know

5 Benefits of Fiber You May Not Know

5 Benefits of Fiber You May Not Know

  Almost all of us battled through meal times with parents or caretakers when we were young. “Why adults keep wheedling me into eating icky green stuff?” This question most probably fills a big part of our toddler inner monologues. Despite all the crying, screaming, pushing, running and vomiting, the greens made their way past … [Read More]

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

How Healthy Is Your Buka Puasa?

Ahh, it’s that time of year again where food and family meet! At restaurants and hotels, popular Malaysian dishes fill every inch of the buffet spread; on the dinner table at home, Opah’s own spread of family favourites. While all this eating and feasting is enjoyable, sometimes it’s good to stop and think: is this … [Read More]