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Sweet Sorrow

Sugar and spice may be everything nice but it certainly does not apply to your health! Excessive sugar intake leads to excessive energy, which will result in weight gain and obesity over long-term. The problem becomes wo...
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Eat Well, Age Well

Most Malaysians love food. However, once you reach your golden years, it is time you need to start rethinking your dietary habits. Urban Health speaks to Datin Dr Farah Diba Khan, Chief Dietitian from Prince Court Medica...
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Are Diet Pills Safe?

You see diet pills being advertised in almost every almost medium, and sold in supermarkets, pharmacies, Chinese medical halls, Malay jamu stores, and online stores. How safe are they? Thousands of people in Malaysia con...
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Too Much Sugar is Bad for Your Heart

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010 recommends an upper limit of 25 percent or less of daily calories consumed as added sugar. Researchers at the Davis-based University of California examined what happened when you...
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Trend of Vegetarian Diet: Good or Bad?

Vegetarians and vegans: what’s the difference between them? A vegetarian is a broad term referring to people who don’t consume meat, poultry, fish or seafood products. Vegans are strict vegetarians who don’t even c...
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Eating the Wrong Way

Research by the International Medical  University in Kuala Lumpur has shown shat the prevalence of eating disorders in Asian countries is comparable to the West. Not surprisingly, most victims of eating disorders are gi...