aloe vera

The Incredible Aloe Vera

The amazing therapeutic benefits of aloe vera has been harnessed by man for over 4000 years across various civilizations, including Egypt, Greece, Rome, China and India. Historical evidence suggests that aloe vera origin...
oregano

The Happiness Herb

From pizzas to tomato-based spaghettis, flavoured meat to soups, oregano is a staple in Italian kitchens and a regular feature in Mexican and Mediterranean food. In ancient times, oregano was a symbol of joy and happines...
calories-intake

Calorie Intake

By Edeline Anne Goh Are you finding it hard to button your pants? Do you need to punch a new hole in your belt to accommodate your expanding midsection? Take heart because it’s not all your fault! Some of Malaysia’s ...
detox diet

Are Detox Diets Really Necessary?

By Edeline Anne Goh A detoxification diet or detox diet can be defined as a diet that helps to ‘cleanse’ the body from harmful toxins. These toxins include food additives, pesticide residue, alcohol, heavy metals, ch...
coconut oil

5 Wonders Of Coconut Oil

By Edeline Anne Goh For those of us who live in tropical countries, coconut trees are a common sight and something we take for granted. However, did you know that the coconut tree provides a whole host of health benefits...
fruit bowl

Beauty in a Fruit Bowl

The wonders of fruits are abundant — they make refreshing and healthy treats that are easily available all year round. Packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals, fruits are a natural and potent food source that n...
yakult

Beneficial Bacteria

We don’t usually think of bacteria as a good thing, but when it comes to your gut, they’re essential. Strains of beneficial bacteria called probiotics, and the prebiotics that feed them, provide immense value...
tea time

Time For Tea!

Tea is often known as the ‘secret’ to good health. Also termed as cha, legend has it that tea was first discovered in ancient China when a light breeze blew a tea leaf from a nearby tea bush into Emperor Shen Nong’...
eat this not that

Eat this…not that!

Curry laksa, nasi lemak with chicken rendang, fried kuey teow – who can resist these gastronomical delights especially when they are conveniently available at relatively low prices? However, it’s important to know th...