Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

Apr 30, 21 Smokers at greater risk of severe Covid-19 complications

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Quit smoking word written with broken cigarette concept for quitting smoking PUTRAJAYA: Smokers who contract Covid-19 are at risk of developing severe complications such as liver and kidney failure as well as acute respiratory distress syndrome, says Deputy Health Minister Datuk Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali. He said the data was obtained...

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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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