High cholesterol: What is it, what causes it and what impact does it have?

What is Cholesterol | Where does cholesterol come from | Genetic Hypercholesterolaemia | Aging | liver diseases | Poor Diet | Lack of exercise | Obesity | Smoking | Diabetes | What high cholesterol can do to your body | heart and circulation | Brain & Nerves | Digestive System Fun fact: Did you know…

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15 supplement or medication combos you probably should not mix

Many of us take supplements and/or medications daily to improve our health and well-being – but taking certain pills together can create a dangerous mix. In this post, we will show you 15 combinations of supplement/medication that shouldn’t be used together. Let’s start. Vitamins Vitamins are a type of essential nutrients – we can’t produce…

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Everything you need to know about Glycemic Index

Who here hasn’t heard of this condition called diabetes? Diabetes is characterised by high blood sugar levels in blood causing all sorts of unwanted consequences. What happens when we take in sugar – or carbohydrates it causes a sugar spike in our system. And when your body detects the sugar spike, it will order the…

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How to win this war against Corona Virus

As of yesterday (22/3/2020), there are in total 318,000 people who are infected by the Corona Virus, and cumulatively 13671 death with another 10,142 people in critical condition. This is a WAR, us vs the virus. And like going into any war, we need a plan – and we have already got a plan, social…

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Corona Virus Malaysia: Everything you need to know about (updated March 2020)

Corona Virus Malaysia: Everything you need to know about (updated March 2020) On March 4, the Health Ministry Malaysia has confirmed a new COVID-19 cluster, involving 14 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the tally to 50. With so many fake news flooding the social media, we have decided to write this most comprehensive resource on the…

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Here’s everything you need to know about Blood Pressure

In this post, we are going to attempt to answer some of the questions you might have about blood pressure. In preparation for this post, we spent several weeks collecting questions people posted about blood pressure on popular sites such as Quora, Lowyat forum and Reddit and grouped them all in a logical manner so…

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How to lose weight scientifically, the “Malaysian way”

Malaysia is a heaven for people who loves to eat, but a nightmare for people trying to maintain their weight. In this post, we will show you how to lose weight easily in Malaysia, scientifically. You will learn how to calculate calories in and calories out, and how to work out to lose weight. Click here to find out

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Alkaline diet 101: The key to maintaining good health in modern days

Here’s a number that you must remember if you truly want to be healthy – 7.365. It’s the optimal pH value for your body to perform at its best. so let’s start with pH 101: An acid is a substance that donates hydrogen ions (H+). When a substance is highly acidic, it is more likely to donate H+…

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Everything you need to know about gout and uric acid here in Malaysia

Cheok was getting ready to work this morning. As he was putting on his socks, he noticed that there was a small lump forming around his big toe, but there was no pain and he was feeling okay. Later that evening, just when he was about to go to bed, suddenly he felt a strange…

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