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Healthy, Healing Herbs

By Winnie Ong Hui Dhing Lovers of Asian cuisine are inevitably exposed to the rich medley of culinary herbs native to the tropics. A typical wet market teems with enigmatic jungle herbs (ulam) next to ordinary “garden ...
almonds

Nuts about Almonds

By Edeline Anne Goh Did you know that the almond tree is a cousin of the peach, cherry and apricot tree? Just like its cousins, the almond tree bears fruits and beautiful fragrant flowers but what we enjoy most is defini...
B family

A Family of Vitamin B’s

By Edeline Anne Goh You’re at the supermarket and you pick up a box of cereal from a nearby shelf. You flip the box over to read the nutritional content and you discover the number of calories related to each serving o...
Why Are Malaysians Getting Fat?

Why Are Malaysians Getting Fat?

By Edeline Anne Goh The rate of obesity is sky high in many developed and developing countries and Malaysia is no exception. While we’re aware that many of us are subject to sedentary lifestyles and find it hard to res...
papaya

The Pleasing, Popular Papaya

By Edeline Anne Goh It is believed that Christopher Columbus, the Spanish explorer who discovered North America, loved the sweet, buttery texture and taste of the papaya so much that he called it ‘the fruit of the ange...
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Give Your Tummy Some Love!

By Edeline Anne Goh What’s pleasant on your taste buds, easy on your tummy, loved by the young and old and hugely beneficial to your overall health?  A cup of bio-live yoghurt, of course! Now, you must be wondering, w...
top 10 cancer fighting superfoods

Top 10 Cancer-fighting Superfoods

By Tan Sher Lynn Do you know that our body is making defective cells all the time? Thousands of cells which can potentially develop into cancer circulate the body of a healthy person every day. Thankfully, our body is al...
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Wacky Weight Loss Tricks that Work

By Tan Sher Lynn Tired of using the same old methods to lose that extra weight? Here are some fresh ideas to try out. They may sound a little weird but they’re actually backed by research! Turn off the lights Experienc...