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?
Don’t judge a book by its cover! This old English idiom is applicable to all walks of life from choosing your friend, your spouse and of course, health supplements too! The labeling of natural and herbal may SOUND safe but it is important to understand more before consuming them. The price to pay for not … More Are all Natural or Herbal Food Safe?
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
What is Collagen? It is a type of protein found in the human body. Proteins are macro-chains of amino acid. Collagen makes up about 30% of all the proteins in our human body. This includes fibrous tissues such as tendons, ligaments and skin as well as others like corneas, cartilage, bones, blood vessels, the gut, … More Collagen is more than just the skin!
Welcome to the club! All of us are millionaire. Try adding up the cost of organ transplants and you will know why.. Have you been giving your body the necessary maintenance? Since the day we were born, our body has been working non-stop for us. Have you been feeding it with important disease-fighting nutrients (synthetic vitamins … More Do you know you are a Millionaire?
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?
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!
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?