Archive for 'Health and Wellness'

What to Do When You Have Gastroenteritis

Did you wake up in the middle of the night feeling like you’re about to puke and poop your guts out? That could be a symptom of gastroenteritis, also known as stomach flu. While the nasty symptoms usually go away within a day, most people do not need medications to feel better. Here are tips […]

Lose Weight Through Your Love Hormones

Most of us love to eat and sometimes we eat for reasons other than hunger. It may be out of stress or other emotional reasons which isn’t new to anyone. Alex Korb PhD and neuroscientist at UCLA have discovered brain circuit for eating overlaps and interpersonal relationships, where neurobiology suggests correlation of improving social relationships […]

What are Carcinogens and Where Do They Come From?

You might have read health articles that are telling you to avoid certain food and chemicals that contain cancer-causing carcinogens, but what do we know about these substances and why do they cause cancer? What is a Carcinogen? Carcinogens are substances and exposures that can cause cancer. They can be physical, chemical or biological in […]

How to Stay Healthy With Your Partner

If you haven’t already noticed, couples tend to adopt each other’s health and eating habits. Some like to go to the gym together and others like to eat a lot together as well. So for better or for worse, you will most likely have similar health choices with your partner. If you’re starting to go […]

6 Amazing Benefits of Fish Oil

Fish oil has become one of the most consumed supplements over the years. That being said, it’s not that hard to find one in Singapore as well. It’s generally taken to fulfill our body’s need for omega-3 fatty acids. People who take fish oil supplements are those who are not able to eat a lot […]

What You Need to Know About Pre-Eclampsia

Pre-eclampsia is a life-threatening condition that affects a few pregnant women. It can cause hypertension and other health problems regardless if the woman had the condition before the pregnancy or not, but sometimes it does not show any symptoms at all. Pre-Eclampsia is Closely Monitored Most problems in pregnancy can be treated if diagnosed early, […]

Practical Tips to Make Clean Eating Easier

Clean eating is a relatively simple concept. Instead of the idea revolving around eating less or more of specific nutrients (such as more protein, less carb), the idea is more about being mindful of what food items you ingest. However, today’s food production has become more and more sophisticated that simply having whole foods become […]