Don’t go overboard on chocolates

Jan 29, 21 Don’t go overboard on chocolates

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PETALING JAYA:Malaysians’ love for chocolates is unrivalled, at least in Southeast Asia. However, nutritionists warn that over-consumption can be detrimental to health. Most chocolates have high fat and sugar content, and over-indulgence can lead to obesity, high blood pressure, coronary artery diseases and diabetes. A recent...

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Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

Dec 26, 20 Mediterranean diet cuts risk of heart attack

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The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk of having another heart attack. The Mediterranean diet which is high in vegetables, whole grains, fish and olive oil, not only helps you lose weight but may also help reduce the risk...

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Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

Nov 27, 20 Green tea: 5 reasons why it’s an all-star elixir

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The perfectly brewed Sencha. (Secai Marche pic) PETALING JAYA: There are tons of herbal teas on the market, from hibiscus and oolong tea to earl grey and chrysanthemum, but nothing hits the spot quite like a cup of green tea. The oldest recorded serving of tea took place in 815, in the Shoku Nihon Koki (Later Chronicles of Japan),...

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Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

Nov 27, 20 Heart disease top killer in Malaysia

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The Statistics Department says heart disease claimed the most number of medically certified deaths in Malaysia last year, followed by pneumonia and cerebrovascular diseases. PETALING JAYA: Heart disease remains the top cause of death in Malaysia, with 16,325 victims making up 15% of medically certified deaths in 2019, according to...

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Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

Nov 24, 20 Malaysians Overconfident On Their Personal Knowledge Wind Up Scoring Lowest On Nutrition Myth Survey

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Ah the Internet, a great way for one to access a plethora of nutritional information. So convenient and fast! Unfortunately, it also comes with a high amount of myths and misinformation that might endanger the lives of the general public. According to the Herbalife Nutrition Asia Pacific (APAC) Nutrition Myths Survey 2020, Malaysia...

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4 ways to make the most of your retirement

Nov 03, 20 4 ways to make the most of your retirement

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Retirement is not an end. It is the start of a new phase in life. (Rawpixel pic) It is likely you have achieved most of your financial goals by now, hence the ability to retire. However, many retirees face an identity crisis and a loss of purpose because they are not used to being idle. But is this really the end of your financial...

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