Do You Know the Human Body can Produce Glucosamine?

Sharing my mum’s experience.. Like most senior citizens, my mum suffers from osteoarthritis in both knees. She experienced pain while walking, let alone climbing up or down steps. The doctor has given her glucosamine, pain killer and has even advised for knee replacement several years back. She also goes for weekly acupuncture and physiotherapy but … More Do You Know the Human Body can Produce Glucosamine?

News Flash – Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

Hello.. Wake Up my friend! In case if you haven’t read it, this is a recent article published by Channel News Asia (link: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/health/herbal-and-dietary-supplements-tied-to-liver-damage/3185894.html#). Hoping this is a wake up call for those who have been taking herbal and dietary supplements (i.e. blah blah extracts/concentrates)! The logic is simple.. Most of the herbal and dietary … More News Flash – Herbal and Dietary Supplements tied to Liver Damage

Are you aware that synthetic Beta-Carotene increases cancer risks?

What is Beta-Carotene? Beta-Carotene is a nutrient easily identified as the orange pigment found in vegetables like carrots. The human body converts beta-carotene into vitamin A (retinol). Vitamin A is responsible for healthy skin and vision.  Beta-Carotene can be found in wholesome plant foods as well as in multivitamins.. However, It is NOT recommended to … More Are you aware that synthetic Beta-Carotene increases cancer risks?

Vegecolor – Goodness of 28 Vegetables at your Convenience!

I love my food! Singapore is a food heaven. There are plenty of choices to pick for lunch but there is one thing in common – the lack of vegetables (excluding salad of course). Have you ever wondered how to have a balanced diet and yet skip the synthetic multivitamins? Vegecolor – the best of … More Vegecolor – Goodness of 28 Vegetables at your Convenience!

Are you aware of the difference between Synthetic vs Wholesome supplements?

The truth is.. If you are currently taking any form of supplements, they are most probably synthetic (i.e. man-made/artificial). But hang on.. didn’t the label say it’s natural? Well.. “natural” just means some percentage (typically 10%) of the supplement pill is derived/extracted from a natural source (e.g. lemon). The remaining 90% of the pill is … More Are you aware of the difference between Synthetic vs Wholesome supplements?