Inflammation is a protective response by the body.. The body is signaling that it is trying to eliminate the initial cause of inflammation (e.g. irritants/pathogens/damaged cells). Take for instance the classic case of sore throat.. do you remember the “heaty” and swollen feeling that makes eating or speaking difficult? Does it sound familiar that this … More Are You Suffering from Inflammation?
Do you know? Cactus and cactus fruit are edible. It is highly regarded in TCM where its history can be traced back to Beng Cao Gang Mu Shi Yi written during Qing dynasty. For instance, cactus is noted for its promotion of the flow of qi (vital energy) and blood circulation. Cactus contains abundant nutrients, … More Cactus – An Incredible Superfood!
Are you surprised? I am not. The recent news article by Straits Times (link: http://www.straitstimes.com/world/europe/cancer-could-kill-60-more-women-by-2030) highlights that women are “increasingly exposed to known cancer risk factors “associated with rapid economic transition”… such as physical inactivity, unhealthy diet, obesity and reproductive factors”. Indeed, these are part and parcel of the challenges we face in our modern … More News Flash – Cancer could kill 60% more women by 2030
Hearing from the expert on Nutritional Immunology (NI)! 10 September 2016 was the inaugural Live with Dr Chen session conducted in English in Singapore. It was a fruitful session and a “cool talk on nutrition and cancer (a very entertaining one for a health seminar)”. Early birds are pampered with door gifts customised to address … More Live with Dr Chen – Chapter 3