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Don’t be paranoid over CoVID-19!

Singaporeans celebrated Chinese New Year this year under the shadow of a novel coronavirus (CoVID-19) outbreak. This outbreak originates in Wuhan in China and has since spread to many countries. The case in Singapore was confirmed on 23 January 2020, two days before the Chinese New Year [1].  By 7 February, there were 33 confirmed […]

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Natural antiviral agents to prevent upper respiratory infection

The world is currently experiencing another outbreak of deadly coronavirus. It is also important to keep a healthy and strong immune system to prevent upper respiratory infection. Colloidal silver, vitamin C, elderberry, echinacea, and olive leaf extract are some natural anti-viral agents that can be potentially useful for the prevention of upper respiratory infections caused by viruses.

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Plant-based remedies for acid reflux

Many plant-based remedies, inclduiong chamomile, ginger, lemon, slippery elm, marshmallow, and meadowsweet, can be used to ease the discomfort of acid reflux and help to improve the condition.These herbs have been traditionally used to address gastrointestinal conditions. Trust the ancient wisdom.

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Kombucha and its potential health benefits

Kombucha is a health drink made from fermented black tea. Due to its high antioxidant and probiotics content, kombucha can be potentially beneficial for many health conditions, including diabetes mellitus, obesity, cardiovascular diseases, anaemia, liver dysfunction, neurodegenerative diseases, lung conditions, gastrointestinal disorders, and cancer. Enjoy!

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Lifestyle tips for the prevention of bowel polyps

Lifestyle habits are linked to bowel polyps. Unhealthy diet, weight gain, cigarette smoking, and heavy alcohol drinking are all modifiable risk factor for bowel polyps. Make these lifestyle changes to lower the risk of developing bowel polyps.

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Mindfulness and healing

Mindfulness can be a tool for healing of disease. Here is a sharing from a long-term meditator on how mindfulness helps to release emotional blockages during an acupuncture session.

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Vitamins and Liver Health

Carotenoids, folate, vitamin B12, D, and E are vitamins that a healthy liver needs to carry out many metabolic functions in the body. Make sure to include a variety of plant-based foods in your diet. They are good sources of vitamins for liver health.

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Baking soda and health – Friend or foe?

Baking soda is useful not only for baking but also for cleaning, deodorising, and disinfecting at home. It is also suitable for maintaining oral health. As a medication, it is to relieve upset stomach and heartburn. Bicarbonate therapy is the medical term for using baking soda to correct over-acidity in the body. The use of baking soda as a supplement for sport is gaining popularity. However, it is important not to overdose or misuse this useful and seemingly harmless substance.

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Baking Soda for Washing Fruits and Vegetables

Baking soda is more effective than both Clorox bleach and tap water in removing pesticide residues from the surface of apples, a study found.

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Is it possible to heal with coloured lights?

I was asked to comment about the healing properties of coloured lights. Even though I have seen how coloured-light therapy was used, this is an area that I am not familiar with. I had seen coloured-light treatment when I was a student practitioner in a naturopathic clinic in Singapore. The clinic was equipped with a […]