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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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Natural treatment for autism

I received an enquiry to suggest any suitable nutritional supplement for a child with Asperger syndrome, a type of neurodevelopment disorder classified within the spectrum of autism. What is autism? Autism is a general term for a group of complex disorders due to the impaired development of the brain. The key characteristics of autism include […]

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Fasting and health

Fasting is defined as ingesting minimal or no food during a limited period time, forcing the body to use exclusively its energy reserves without endangering health [1]. During the month of Ramadan in Islamic calendar, healthy adult Muslims are required to fast from sunrise to sunset. No food, water, beverages, or smoking is allowed during […]

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Healing eczema

Eczema, or Atopic dermatitis, is a chronic or recurring inflammatory skin disease that affects both children and adults. It usually begins in childhood and can last until adulthood, or even manifests the first time in adulthood. This condition is getting more common now as it affects up to 20% children and 3% of adults worldwide […]

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What is “Detox”?

Most people must have heard something about “detox” these days with many health products being commercially marketed to have detox benefits. We can find detox diet, detox supplements, detox programme, detox juices, detox smoothies, detox massage, detox essential oil, detox soap, etc. And the list goes on.  It seems like anything and everything can have […]

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Blender or Juicer?

“Should I get a high-speed blender or a slow juicer?” This is a question that I was asked quite often from people who starting to consider adopting a healthy lifestyle by taking fresh juices regularly. My advice is, if there is only one equipment that you want to invest in, then get a high-speed blender. […]

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Virgin coconut oil: Potential health benefits and controversies

Virgin coconut oil (VCO) is growing in popularity. It can now be found on the shelves of most health food stores and in the health foods section of major supermarkets. Coconut oil was once a popular cooking oil in many tropical countries, including countries in the South East Asia. However, since the 1980s, with research […]

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Hydrogen for Better Health

Do you know that hydrogen gas is a very useful substance to help the body to stay healthy? The Science In 2007, a groundbreaking paper titled “Hydrogen acts as a therapeutic antioxidant by selectively reducing cytotoxic oxygen radicals” was published by a group Japanese scientists, Ohsawa el al, in Natural Medicine. Through cultured cells and […]

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Essential Oils for Everyday Use

I use essential oils daily for nearly to a year now. Before that, like many people, I only knew essential oils as those fragrance oils that produce the nice smell from candle light burners – that’s all.  A friend of mine introduced me to the Young Living Essential Oils earlier this year; I have since […]

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Recovering From Eczema

It has been a while since I last wrote on this blog. I was down with a serious case of eczema (Atopic dermatitis) [1] for the last three months. My both hands were flaking, swelling, blistering, and occasionally oozing – I could barely recognize my bloated hands at times. I also had random rashes and […]