The phrase “an apple a day keeps the doctor away” is not some old wives’ tale that should be ignored in the modern era. Instead, it is an incredibly truthful adage that science is proving more and more as we better understand the health benefits of this delicious fruit. Yes, you know that apples are healthy because they are a fruit, but there are some surprising benefits that this nutrition-packed snack has to offer. If you eat apples on a regular basis, your body will be reaping far more than just these four benefits: Read more
The best way to have great teeth is to eat healthy foods, brush your teeth and floss regularly. But are some foods better for your teeth than others? And which foods are bad for your dental health? The answers may surprise you. Read more
Since the renaissance period, countries in the western side of the globe have influenced the culture, economy and even the palate of the citizens in the oriental nations. Consequently, the Singaporeans’ penchant for western food supports this concept. Unfortunately, most western recipes are rich in fat and cholesterol content. To address this, below are six suggested western meals which can help the citizens observe a healthier lifestyle. Read more
Good nutrition is important to human health in so many ways, but most people are not aware of the connection between a healthy diet and recovery from addiction. Whether a person is addicted to alcohol or drugs, their addiction is based on a need to satisfy their craving for a certain substance. Since many addicts have extremely poor eating habits, they may confuse hunger with a need for the substance they are addicted to. Read more
Being overweight and losing weight are topics we often encounter. However, gaining weight in a healthy way can be a difficult challenge as well.
Regardless of whether you want to gain weight due to health problems, malnutrition, increase of muscle mass or for some other reason, the first and most important recommendation is – do it in a healthy way! Otherwise, you risk the accumulation of fat, which is bigger health problem than moderate malnutrition.
We bring you a few tips on how to gain weight in a healthy way. Read more
Food choices and habits are major indicators of healthy lifestyle. Installing healthy habits into kids on time is important for their future nutrition, because if kids learn to eat healthy foods at an early age they will most certainly choose a healthy lifestyle later in life. Read more
Putting a plan in place to lose weight is always a good New Year’s resolution. That is true of course unless you’ve made the same resolution year after year, and your weight is the same or even a bit more than it was this time last year.
Maybe you’ve tried a succession of fad diets, without success. More than a few fad diets will cause you to lose weight, often rapidly, but few if any of them prevent the pounds you lose from returning. Read more
While there is something to be said about weight loss diets, many of them aren’t what they’re cracked up to be, and some can be downright dangerous. For one thing, it’s all too easy to abandon a weight loss diet that doesn’t seem to be working. The most effective diets tend to work slowly but steadily. If you want to lose 10 pounds in a week by going on a strict diet, it’s possible to do so, but the chances are the weight won’t stay off very long. Read more
Cleansing and detox programs are household norms nowadays. There are several different cleanses available, many targeting different parts of your body. They can be purchased in kits from health food stores or made from fresh fruits and vegetables. Before embarking on a cleanse, think about what you want to get out of it and choose the detox program which is best for your needs. My personal favourite is the “Master Cleanse” which is a lemon / maple / cayenne juice diet which lasts 10 days. It takes care of everything and you feel great when you are done! Read more
It’s not much of a problem to find lists or discussions about the 10 best foods for your heart, the 15 best, the 25 best, and so on. The message is simply this: there are so many different foods that are good for your heart that you should have no trouble putting together a healthy diet plan that features meals that are both delicious and satisfying. Read more