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Cookies benefit breast milk

Who would’ve thought that “The Health People” might advocate the consumption of cookies, huh?Ok there’s a slight catch, these aren’t ordinary cookies, they are enriched with CLA (Conjugated Linoleic Acid). As a result of eating these enriched cookies, researchers found these healthy fatty acids to be present in breast milk at a higher level (46% ~…

Fructose and Fat gain Study

According to a new study in the Journal of Nutrition, fat-build up from fructose consumption may be greater than consumption of other types of sugars such as glucose and sucrose. The study involved six young, lean participants who had to drink either:  A soft drink sweetened with 100% glucos A soft drink sweetened with 50%…

Cure for Hay fever

At the beginning of every spring (or summer for some), you start hearing a lot of sniffling and sneezing. This is usually as a result of people suffering from hay fever also known as seasonal allergic rhinitis. A condition which is caused by an allergy to grass or hay pollens. Common symptoms are a runny…

Green Tea and Resistance Training

  source: flikr   Study Info. You’ve guessed it, yet another study expounding the great benefits of green tea. So what was the study about and what did it show? The study investigated the effects of the consumption of green tea for 7 days on biomarkers (i.e. indicators) of oxidative stress in young men undergoing…

Acid and Alkaline Food Diet, Part 2

source: flikr   So what did I mean when I said I shall provide two lists for the Acid and Alkaline Food diet in Part 1? Confused? Well, whenever I have scowered the internet for a list identifying the state (i.e. acidic or alkaline) of foods, I always come across some discrepancies in relation to…

Off to the Airport again!

I’m off to the airport again to pick up my sister. Wonder if I’ll find that healthy sandwich again? It’s 6.15am and I’m so…zzzzzzzzzzzz….oops sorry! You get my point! Will try to post the second part of the Acid & Alkaline Food Diet ASAP – stay tuned

Acid and Alkaline Food Diet, Part 1

source: flikr Many of us have heard things about our diets being too acidic or that we have to eat more raw foods to counter-balance the acidity of modern day diets. So how true is this you ask?

Just updated my ‘About’ page

??? Got some free time? Just updated my ‘About’ page! Woohoo! Check it out if you haven’t got anything better to do!

Acne – My Story, Part 3: Vitamins, Antibiotics and Herbs

Read: Acne – Part 1: Introduction, Acne – Part 2: Skincare After having tried the myriad of products for my skin and not getting the results I wanted – i.e. clear skin – I was told by a friend that she had known someone who had really bad acne and had been prescribed some tablets…

Finally I found Something HEALTHY to EAT!

Yesterday I went to drop my sister off Heathrow airport – she is off to my cousin’s wedding! So anyway, as usual, with all the delays and stuff – “…one acquired an appetite!” (last bit requires an archaic English accent!). I went on the mission of trying to find something to eat which was not…

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