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Brown rice, red rice, jasmine rice, wild rice, black rice, sushi rice, basmati rice – what makes them different and which is the most nutritious?In fact, there are only 2 main categorisations— polished rice, and unpolished rice. Read on to learn more on which type of rice you should go for and why. Polished Rice […]
The mid-autumn festival, traditionally marking the end of the autumn harvest, falls on 10 September this year. To celebrate, Chinese around the world buy or make mooncakes to enjoy with family over tea. In Singapore, there are choices abound with restaurants, hotels and confectioners offering numerous textures, flavours, colours and their own variations of this traditional […]
dietary fibre, fibre, health, pulse tcm, gut, gut microbiome
Fibre, at its core, is profoundly unglamorous— it’s something associated with the constipated, with the elderly, and the chronically ill.However, this humble nutrient goes far beyond its ability to help with constipation. There are many health benefits associated with a high-fibre diet, including a higher immunity, maintaining a healthy weight, better mental health, as well […]
Lower-Back-Pain-Management-1
What is Lower Back Pain? Lower back pain (LBP) has become increasingly prevalent and affects people from all walks of life. It is characterised by pain localised in the region between the lower margins of the 12th rib and the gluteal fold.  LBP is commonly associated with our lumbar vertebrae or the muscles and nerves […]
PULSE_Your_Tea_Series_Chrysanthemum_Tea_1
Chrysanthemum Teas are what we would usually be told to drink when you feel like you are getting heaty (上火). For example, when you feel an oncoming sore throat, dry mouth, acne outbreak or when your eyes feel tired and sore. However, there are many kinds of chrysanthemum flowers out there in the market and […]
Boosting Immunity with TCM
As the age-old TCM adage goes, “正气存内,邪不可干”. In summary, what this tells us is that as long as our body’s immunity is strong enough, we should be shielded from any pathogens that would otherwise cause us to become ill.  Even with precautionary measures like practising good personal hygiene and wearing masks, a compromised immune system […]
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