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By Psychologist Jaswyn, Dietitian Adelyn & Physician Chelsea.In Singapore, obesity and overweight rates for both adults and children are on the rise. In MOH’s annual National Population Health Survey for 2019/2020, it was found that the obesity rate of adult Singaporeans has increased to 10.5%. This was the same obesity rate last seen in 2010, […]
Cancer is, no doubt, a frightening condition to think about; “anti-cancer” has become a byword in marketing, and cancer sufferers will often try anything in the hope of improving their chances at recovery. Unfortunately, all this has led to many false and exaggerated claims in the health industry, from companies trying to profit off people’s […]
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 […]
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