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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 […]

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Ten Plant-based Anti-inflammatory Foods

Broccoli, onion, tomato, turmeric, avocado, nuts, whole grains, flaxseed, pineapple, and green tea are only a small selection of anti-inflammatory foods. There is no lack of anti-inflammatory plant-based food sources. Hence, a whole-food plant-based diet is an ideal choice to fight chronic inflammation and improve health.

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Beware of Chronic Inflammation

Tell-tale signs of chronic inflammation include pain, fatigue, insomnia, depression, anxiety, digestive problems, weight gain, and frequent infections. A multi-pronged approach that incorporates changes in diet, lifestyle and environment factors is needed to fight chronic inflammation.

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Going low carb, is it advisable?

Going “low carb” has become fashionable in recent years. “Low carb” is short for low carbohydrates in the diet. The standard dietary recommendation states that adults should get 45%-65% of their energy from carbohydrates, 20%-35% from fat, and 10%-35% from protein [1]. By reducing the energy intake from carbohydrates, their diet will include a much […]

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Osteoarthritis – preventing and easing the pain naturally

Osteoarthritis is a painful condition, and there is no effective treatment other than symptom management. A combination of weight loss, wearing joint protecting braces, reducing inflammation, and eating a healthy diet can have to put osteoarthritis at bay naturally.

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Quinoa – A healthier whole-grain

Quinoa is growing in popularity, and you can easily find it in your local supermarkets these days. It is easy to prepare, delicious to eat, and goes well with many different types of cooking. Most importantly, it has many amazing nutritional and functional properties that are good for health. Here is a brief introduction to this unique whole grain.

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Ten Plant-based Remedies for Metabolic Syndrome

Garlic, cinnamon, global artichoke, huang lian, ginseng, bitter melon, red yeast rice, natto, and flaxseed are some plant-based food and herbal remedies that can be used to address metabolic syndrome.

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Boost Your Mood with A Plant-based Diet

A plant-based diet contains all the necessary elements to boost the serotonin levels and enhance the mood. The five food groups of grains, vegetables, legumes, nuts and seeds, as well as fruits, complement each other and are all essential to maintaining good mental health.

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The Health Benefits of Butterfly Pea

Due to its bright blue colour, the flower of Butterfly Pea has a variety of usage in food and beverages. Butterfly Pea is used in many traditional systems of healing, including Ayurveda. Rich in anthocyanin, a potent antioxidant, the Butterfly Pea has many health benefits. Read on to find out more.

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Undergoing Treatment for Breast Cancer – What to Eat?

I have prepared a handout on some recommended dietary changes to support breast cancer treatment based on evidence and clinical experience. I hope this can be a useful resource for breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy and post-treatment recovery.