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]

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

Your Guide To Muscle Recovery

The Lowdown: You’re a fitness freak and you want to challenge your body to do great things. But pushing your muscles hard and not letting it recover will not help you get better or stronger. Learning some strategies to help your muscles recover will improve your performance in the long run.   Do you always … [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]

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

#STAYACTIVE with CoQ10 Ubiquinol

As we get older, many of us find ourselves trying the same excuses that we blamed our elders for using. As you turn down an energetic morning run or a two-week backpacking adventure, you tell your family and friends that you “don’t have the energy” or “can’t do what you used to”, but is it true? … [Read More]

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

Sports: How Far Is Too Far?

The Lowdown: You’re always one for a physical challenge. So you push yourself hard, sometimes perhaps too hard. But pushing yourself beyond your limits can cause lasting damage to your body. Knowing your limits is crucial to preserving your body. Giving it a break and good nutrition will let you enjoy your physical activity unhindered. … [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]