Be calorie-conscious, not just calorie-counting
When the body is hungry, it wants nutrients, not calorie. However, not all calories in the food are made the same. Calories coming from the right food choice can make a lot of difference especially in weight management as compared to the same amount of calorie coming from the wrong food choice. Most people eat […]
Diet or exercise?
Exercise is one step forward but a bad diet is 2 steps back. A lot of people think they can get away to eat junk food if they maintain active lifestyle with lots of physical exercise but that is not the case. Bad diets with high calorie and low nutrient value signal body to store […]
The Protective Power of Antioxidants
Human body requires oxygen to survive and oxygen leads to oxidation which is important part of healthy body metabolism. Oxidations process in the body produce highly unstable free radicals which will start a chain reaction that cause cellular damages. Therefore, our body naturally produce some antioxidants that neutralise free radicals so that keeping free radical […]
The Healing Power of Sleep
Did you know that we spend one third of our lives staying asleep? Sleep is vital to our health and well-being. There are many studies suggested that severe deprivation of sleep can cause a series of health conditions and can even be fatal. A study reported by CIA investigator at Guantanamo Bay suggested that cortisol, […]