Tag - Health & Nutrition

6 Natural Energy Boosting Drinks That Can Be Found in Your Kitchen!

Sport and Energy drinks are all popular in Singapore due to the increasing number of sporting events being held in the city. But did you know that the best energy drinks are available abundantly in nature with no caffeine and other side effects? So, the next time you need a little pepping up, try some of these: 1) Juice of Greens Blend together some spinach, kale, celery, cucumber and parsley. Add some ginger and lemon for flavor. Cool in down with some ice [...]

At-Home Remedies For Your Indigestion

Occasionally, there’s a dinner party or a day out where you are tempted to try out an array of gastronomical delights! All’s well, till the indigestion hits you soon after. Your stomach aches and that burning sensation caused by acidic fluids can be pretty unbearable. Since the main cause of indigestion is consuming oily, spicy or excess food, its just a matter of allowing your stomach to regain its functions. Meanwhile, you can try these easy-to-organize remedies to keep the discomfort at bay: Chew [...]

Why Are Young Singaporean Girls Obsessed With Being Thin?

The well known Singaporean addiction to being thin is known to begin as early as 8 years of age. With the global pressure of looking slim dictated by the media and social influences, Singapore has been one of the worse hit nations in eating disorders. With the advent of numerous crash diets and slimming parlours, the fat-phobic society that constitutes Singapore pays millions of dollars each year on becoming and staying thin. Help Begins At Home Parents can detect the problem at home [...]

Is Your Job Dis-satisfaction Affecting Your Health?

A majority of people are dissatisfied with their jobs. Studies indicate between 20-40% of employees worldwide are unhappy with their current jobs and a lot of them accept this situation as it is. Research has shown that people who are happy with and like their jobs are more likely to be successful at them. Sticking with a job you don’t like can be counter-productive to your health. Check for the following symptoms: Weight gain If you’re unhappy with your job and find yourself becoming overweight, [...]

How Singaporean Managers Can Maintain A Healthy Lifestyle While Travelling

Staying healthy while being on the road is a challenge for anyone and more so for professionals. Travel might be glamorous but it can get gruelling for Singaporean managers who do it often. Red eye flights, irregular meals and sleep cycles and stress can be detrimental for any frequent business traveller. Here are a few tips on how to life a healthier life while on the go: • Keep hydrated Water helps you maintain bodily fluids, does wonders for your skin and helps you [...]

Stay Healthy At Your Work Place

A healthy lifestyle at work results in greater productivity, lesser absenteeism and a reduction in long term healthcare costs. When you value your health at work, it not only affects your overall health but contributes positively to the overall benefit of the company. Here are some ways you can introduce healthy lifestyle options at your workplace, in some small and easy steps: Watch those eating habits We tend to snack often when inside a chilled, air-conditioned office. But watch what it is that [...]

5 Secrets That Can Improve Your Eyesight

Perfect vision is rare. But it’s not impossible to try and improve your eyesight. Many factors affect your vision including genetics, diet, eye protection and sleep. Here are 5 ways in which you can work towards keeping your eyesight intact or even improving it to a certain degree: 1. A good diet for good vision Protect your eyes by giving it the nutrients it needs. Lutein and its related compound, zeaxanthin, belong to the carotenoid family and are very important for vision. Vegetables [...]

Dietary Habits That Will Benefit You In The Long Run

We food you eat, the way you eat it and when you eat, constitute your dietary habits. Some of you may feel that you eat less but still can’t seem to shed weight while others believe that the usual frequency of 3 full meals a day is the way to go. What you eat today will do you good tomorrow! So, here are a few dietary facts taken from nutritionists and dieticians the world over: 1) Always eat breakfast. Always. So, there’s that advice [...]

The Best Morning Ritual Revealed!

Good Morning! Did you know that your actions and thoughts on arising in the morning set the pace for your entire day? This means that a grumpy, stressful morning is more likely to result in a bad day. You may have experienced this yourself a few times. So if the power to create our lives is in our hands, why don’t we make the most of it? Here are a few tips on how to ensure you lay down a positive foundation for [...]

How To Make Breakfast Enjoyable!

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. So, let’s treat it as such! Instead of focusing on the stressful day that lies ahead of you, spend the morning savouring a healthy breakfast and spending time with the family. Here’s how to make breakfast moments the most cherished part of the day: Plan the night before Plan the menu for breakfast a day prior. Keep your ingredients ready and accessible so that you don’t spend your precious morning hours arranging for them. [...]