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Good Hygiene Habits

Personal hygiene is the cleaning and caring of the body. The body needs to be cleaned to have good health, prevent illness and infection from bacteria or viruses. Here’s what you should be doing every day: Mouth – Make sure your mouth is clean by brushing at least twice a day. When you brush your teeth, ensure that you do it at least two minutes at a time. Better yet, set a ...
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Healthy Cooking Part 2

Yes! Let’s get deeper into this new habit! Here are more tips for a healthier meal: Egg Egg is another essential ingredient in baking. Whenever the recipe allows for, instead of using the whole egg, use only the whites. Generally, the ratio is two egg whites to one egg. Why should you remove the yolk? Losing the yolk can lower your cholesterol intake. Also, the next time y...
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Healthy Cooking Part 1

fruit dessert
Whether it is Chinese New Year, Hari Raya, Deepavali, Christmas or any other day, it is always a great idea to include healthy cooking habits into our meal preparations. Allow us to share with you how to eat healthy; by substituting some of the ingredients you commonly use in cooking/baking. Substituting new ingredients may feel foreign at first but if you stick to it, your body will have posit...
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Top 5 Harmful Habits For Your Heart

Each one of us has a bad habit or two. They can be as simple as being untidy or dangerous as texting while driving. Here, we would like to highlight the top 5 harmful habits for your precious heart and what to do to break out of them: Harmful Habit #1: Smoking Yes, this bad habit will definitely appear as top of the list. The chemicals in tobacco smoke harm your blood cells and ...
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How Vacations Can Improve Health

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Feeling stressed and wanting to go on a vacation? Then vacation is just what the doctor ordered! Let’s look at why you should go on vacations, not as though you need the extra reasons, right? But here is why we all deserve a vacation: Undeniably, stress has a negative impact on health. Too much stress puts a strain on your body and this can lead to ill health. Although we need som...
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Habits for Healthy Eyes

Our eyes, just like our body, need to be in great shape for them to be well for years to come. Many eye diseases and conditions have no symptoms until it is too late. Here are some suggestions of what you can do in order to preserve and maintain healthy, happy eyes: Eat Right. This is too easy. All you need to do is to eat foods that are good for your eyes. Food that contain im...
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Diabetes and Your Feet

Diabetes is a condition where the amount of glucose in the blood is too high because the body cannot use it properly. This is mainly because the pancreas does not produce enough insulin to help glucose enter the body’s cells. The other reason for this could be that the insulin that is produced by the pancreas does not work properly, a condition known as insulin resistance. ...
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Children Health – Chalazia and Styes

If you see localized swellings on your child’s eyelid, it is probably chalazia or styes. Chalazia and styes are lumps that are usually in or along the edge of an eyelid. They are both so similar that it may be difficult to distinguish between the two. Styes Styes are usually red, sore lumps that develop near the edge of the eyelid that is caused by an infected eye...
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10 Tips To Maintain Your Uterine Health

The uterus is the center of a woman’s being and boosting uterine health to maintain a healthy and fertile uterus is quite the task in these modern times. We are sharing a few tips on general uterine health care for you ladies in hopes that this will encourage more women to improve their uterus care practices.    Eat plenty of cold water fish rich in Omega-3 fatty aci...
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