For the love of Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry Tomatoes are miniature versions of the traditional beefsteak tomatoes, and are equally as nutritious as it contains the vitamins and minerals essential for good health. Cherry tomatoes contain lycopene, an antioxidant that lowers your risk of certain...

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Wild Alaskan Salmon is gold standard for nutrition

Would you buy a Wild Alaskan salmon for $19.90 per 200g? You would be paying twice the amount as compared to salmons found in supermarkets which is normally farmed salmon unless stated otherwise. It seems like such an extravagant price tag for food. But what...

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The relationship between Omega-3 & -6

A healthy diet contains a balance of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids help reduce inflammation, and some omega-6 fatty acids tend to promote inflammation. In fact, some studies suggest that elevated intakes of omega-6 fatty acids may play...

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Vitamin C Deficiency and Poisoning

Vitamin C deficiency and scurvy are rare in developed countries like Singapore. Moreover, overt deficiency symptoms occur only if vitamin C intake falls below approximately 10mg/day for many weeks. Although through a varied diet, most people should be able...

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What is Vitamin C?

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, may be the most familiar of all the nutrients. It is a water-soluble vitamin that functions as an essential co-factor in numerous enzymatic reactions necessary for normal growth and development. As the body is not able...

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Vitamin B Deficiency and Toxicity

There’s a misconception that B-group vitamins provide the body with fuel for energy. Truth is, the body uses energy-yielding nutrients such as Carbohydrates, Fat and Protein for fuel and the B-group vitamins help the body to use that fuel by activating...

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What is Vitamin B?

There are 13 vitamins that our body needs, and eight of which are made up from the B-group vitamins. Vitamin B is a complex of eight water-soluble B-group Vitamins, all of which are essential for bodily functions such as metabolism of energy and amino...

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Is your liver overworked?

The liver is the major organ of detoxification. Everything that passes through the digestive system will pass through your liver. If you are getting the right nutrients from a good and healthy diet, the liver will have no problem filtering blood. It is only...

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Vitamin A Deficiency & Poisoning

A deficiency in Vitamin A would result in getting infectious diseases and vision problems. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) of Vitamin A required for an Asian Adult is 750mcg, while a lactating Asian woman's RDA is 1200mcg. Meanwhile, If you get too much...

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What is Vitamin A?

Vitamin A is a fat-soluble vitamin.There are two different types of Vitamin A found in our di et. Preformed vitamin A is found in animal products such as meat, fish, poultry and dairy foods. The other type, pro-vitamin A is found in plant-based foods...

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