Best & Worst Foods for healthy skin

Our diet plays a critical role in the health of our skin. Given our climate and lifestyle in Singapore, our choice of food can make all the difference for a healthy skin. Here's a quick guide of the Best and Worst Foods for healthy skin:

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Best and Worst Food before Sleeping

Health professionals may debate the benefits of dairy or the best time to exercise, but there’s one thing they all agree on: Sleep is really important. Getting a good night’s sleep is tied to a slew of health benefits, like clarity of thoughts,...

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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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Know Your Salt

Salt is arguably one of the most important ingredients in cooking. Without it, most meals would taste bland and unexciting. It is a crystalline mineral made of Sodium and Chlorine. Both elements serve important functions like helping the brain and nerves...

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Stay away from fructose corn syrup – it could be killing you

Have you ever wondered why there has been a rise in diabetes, obesity, cancer and high blood pressure in Singapore? The reason being, we live in a decidedly sucrose-sweetened world. Sucrose has been in our diet for centuries and it wasn't an issue till...

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Why didn’t Eskimos get scurvy even though their traditional diet is only meat & fish?

Much of what we know about the Eskimo diet comes from the legendary arctic anthropologist and adventurer Vilhjalmur Stefansson, who made several daredevil journeys through the region. Stefansson noticed that the traditional Eskimo diet consisted largely...

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The truth about snacking

We are told by multiple sources to snack regularly , eat every 3 hours and avoid skipping meals to keep our metabolism elevated. Uncertain as to when this became a trend, it has led to a lot of debate over the benefits and disadvantages and if snacking...

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