Health & Nutrition

6 Natural Energy Boosting Drinks That Can Be Found in Your Kitchen!

Try fruit or veggie smoothies for a natural energy boost Sport and Energy drinks are all popular in Singapore due to the increasing number of sporting events being held in the city. But did you know that the best energy drinks are available abundantly in nature with no caffeine and other side effects? So, the next time you need a little pepping up, try some of these: 1) Juice of Greens Blend together some spinach, kale, celery, cucumber and parsley. Add some ginger and [...]

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At-Home Remedies For Your Indigestion

Chew on some gum to relieve indigestion! Occasionally, there’s a dinner party or a day out where you are tempted to try out an array of gastronomical delights! All’s well, till the indigestion hits you soon after. Your stomach aches and that burning sensation caused by acidic fluids can be pretty unbearable. Since the main cause of indigestion is consuming oily, spicy or excess food, its just a matter of allowing your stomach to regain its functions. Meanwhile, you can try these easy-to-organize remedies [...]

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Why Are Young Singaporean Girls Obsessed With Being Thin?

Early detection at home can prevent eating disorders The well known Singaporean addiction to being thin is known to begin as early as 8 years of age. With the global pressure of looking slim dictated by the media and social influences, Singapore has been one of the worse hit nations in eating disorders. With the advent of numerous crash diets and slimming parlours, the fat-phobic society that constitutes Singapore pays millions of dollars each year on becoming and staying thin. Help Begins At [...]

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Is Your Job Dis-satisfaction Affecting Your Health?

Dissatisfied at work? It may be affecting your health and relationships A majority of people are dissatisfied with their jobs. Studies indicate between 20-40% of employees worldwide are unhappy with their current jobs and a lot of them accept this situation as it is. Research has shown that people who are happy with and like their jobs are more likely to be successful at them. Sticking with a job you don’t like can be counter-productive to your health. Check for the following symptoms: Weight gain If [...]

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How Singaporean Managers Can Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle While Travelling

Eat local fruits and vegetables while travelling instead of fast food Staying healthy while being on the road is a challenge for anyone and more so for professionals. Travel might be glamorous but it can get gruelling for Singaporean managers who do it often. Red eye flights, irregular meals and sleep cycles and stress can be detrimental for any frequent business traveller. Here are a few tips on how to life a healthier life while on the go: • Keep hydrated Water helps you maintain [...]

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Stay Healthy At Your Work Place

Stay active even if you’re sitting in one place all day! A healthy lifestyle at work results in greater productivity, lesser absenteeism and a reduction in long term healthcare costs. When you value your health at work, it not only affects your overall health but contributes positively to the overall benefit of the company. Here are some ways you can introduce healthy lifestyle options at your workplace, in some small and easy steps: Watch those eating habits We tend to snack often when inside [...]

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5 Secrets That Can Improve Your Eyesight

Eat well to see well! Perfect vision is rare. But it’s not impossible to try and improve your eyesight. Many factors affect your vision including genetics, diet, eye protection and sleep. Here are 5 ways in which you can work towards keeping your eyesight intact or even improving it to a certain degree: 1. A good diet for good vision Protect your eyes by giving it the nutrients it needs. Lutein and its related compound, zeaxanthin, belong to the carotenoid family and are very [...]

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Dietary Habits That Will Benefit You In The Long Run

Water mixed with lemon and honey regulates your system and clears your skin We food you eat, the way you eat it and when you eat, constitute your dietary habits. Some of you may feel that you eat less but still can’t seem to shed weight while others believe that the usual frequency of 3 full meals a day is the way to go. What you eat today will do you good tomorrow! So, here are a few dietary facts taken from nutritionists [...]

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The Best Morning Ritual Revealed!

Be thankful for all you have at every sunrise Good Morning! Did you know that your actions and thoughts on arising in the morning set the pace for your entire day? This means that a grumpy, stressful morning is more likely to result in a bad day. You may have experienced this yourself a few times. So if the power to create our lives is in our hands, why don’t we make the most of it? Here are a few tips on how to [...]

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Find The Perfect Detox Plan For You

Flush out toxins with a lot of water Thinking about initiating a complete detox for your body and mind? Excellent! You could try visiting a Naturopathic centre or utilizing an Alternative Healing method. Some even suggest a complete liquid diet or a quick crash one. So how will you know which is the right detox plan for your body? Creating the ideal detox plan is not a one-fix-all solution. It’s a blend of diet, exercise and relaxation that can be maintained for some [...]

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