Living with COVID-19

Lockdown and travel restrictions will soon end with the world living with COVID-19 in endemic mode. It is time to strengthen the immune system, even if you have been vaccinated. Consider adding medicinal mushrooms, spices, antioxidant-rich foods, probiotics and prebiotics to the diet. They can help reduce the chance of having more severe complications in any infections.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Selenium and health

Selenium is a trace mineral that our body cannot do without. It is present in most body tissues, with the highest concentration at internal organs and glands such as kidney, …