Health & Body

My Healthy Plate

2018-04-12 12:59:00
Practice Balance, Moderation, and Variety in your diet to easily fulfill your body's nutritional needs. For starters, fill half of your plate up with fruits and non-starchy vegetables. These are high in dietary fibre, vitamins, and minerals that our body requires. Common non starchy vegetables: green leafy vegetables, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, cucumber, peppers, etc Starchy vegetables: potato, corn, yam, etc The My Healthy Plate dietary concept divides your plate into correct proportion of different food groups. It is suitable for every age group except those who ..
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Different oils and their various uses

2018-04-12 12:01:24
Refined oils are more stable and have higher smoke points, making it suitable for high temperature cooking such as deep-frying compared to unrefined oil (e.g. extra virgin oils etc). Smoke point is the point/temperature when the oil starts to break down. Smoke point vary from one oil to another, depending on several factors such as quality of the oil and the impurities that might present in it. The longer an oil is heated, the lower the smoke point will be, thus reuse cooking oil is generally not a good idea. 1.Coconut oil Coconut oil is extracted from the flesh of matured coconuts. It h..
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2018-04-11 19:24:22
At a certain point of their life, every woman will come to a phase called menopause. Menopause isn’t an overnight process; the production of eggs will gradually decrease over a period of several years before it completely stops. Many women are concern regarding how the change in hormone would change their body, mind, and health. This week we will share some tips on how you can maintain your health throughout the menopause journey. Stages  1. Perimenopause (begin several years before menopause) 2. Menopause (body stop producing oestrogen, menstrual cycle permanently cease, may e..
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2018-04-11 17:18:47
Cholesterol is not as bad as what most people assume. Human-beings need cholesterol as much as they need oxygen. It makes up our cell membrane, aiding in the synthesis of certain vitamin, hormone and bile for digestion and the absorption of fat, and many other functions. Despite the importance of cholesterol, high blood cholesterol can cause numerous health problems. The main concern regarding cholesterol is that it can lead to atherosclerosis (clogging up of blood vessel) and cause cardiovascular disease (heart disease, stroke, etc). This week we will share with you about this significant com..
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