Posts Categorized: Health and Wellness

What is Polycystic Kidney Disease?

The primary role of the kidneys is to filter the blood that passes through the heart, but it is also partly responsible for the body’s fluid balance, pH regulation, and hormone production. They are powerful chemical factories that maintain blood pressure and control the metabolism and calcium. If the kidneys fail to function properly, your… Read more »

What is the Food Pyramid?

Most legitimate diet programs have a chart or diagram that lists down how much nutrient or vitamin your body needs on a daily basis. The most famous diagram used for nutrition is perhaps the food or diet pyramid that illustrates the ideal serving for each basic food group. As a parent with growing kids, it… Read more »

The Many Dangers of Prolonged Sitting

Over the years, more and more Singaporeans stay seated for long hours a day. Whether it’s because they have a desk job or they simply just lounge around sitting all day, it’s definitely become a problem. The thing is though, a lot of people still neglect the negative effects of prolonged sitting. And many of… Read more »

7 Healthy Midnight Snacks for Late-Night Cravings

Planning on pulling an all-nighter or working the late shift? If you find yourself craving something to munch on during the late hours, it’s just as important to take a step towards staying healthy while still indulging yourself in the process. Here are a few tasty and satisfying snack options you can cop for without… Read more »

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Food Alternatives to Make You Smell Better

You can blame it on being under the sun for long hours, a tough gym sesh or on not showering, but your diet is more likely the reason why you stink. Not sure what causes unpleasant body odor? Check out this list of common food with foul-smelling properties and their better-smelling counterparts, so you can… Read more »

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Common Causes of Sleep Deprivation

Singapore is among the most sleep-deprived nations in the world. Sleep deprivation has a lot of negative implications for our health. And surely though, there are many reasons as to why we become deprived of sleep. Here are only a few of them: 1. Work In Singapore, one cause of being sleep-deprived comes from the… Read more »

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Reasons Why You Should Try Slacklining

Slacklining has become a pretty popular side sport for the climbing community in Singapore. If you’re not sure what this is, it’s an activity that involves the practitioner walking on a line of elastic rope that stretches and looks bouncy when walked on. The slacklining community in Singapore has also grown over the years. To… Read more »

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5 Easy Ways to Take Care of Your Eyes

It’s no surprise that children in Southeast Asia spend less time outdoors than children in other countries, and this has led to a drastic increase in myopia among young adults. Myopia in some cases can develop into more serious eye conditions in later years, such as cataracts or even vision loss. Luckily, taking care of… Read more »