Category Archives: Wellness

21 June 22 Article 01

The Bitter Sweet Truth about Diabetes and Immunity

A healthy immune system is vital to protect our body from infections.  It has many types of organs and cells specialised in fighting germs.  However, for people with diabetes, this system is compromised and thus, causing them to fall sick easily.   How does diabetes affect the immune system Poor blood sugar control can affect white blood

5 Mar 22 Article 01

Low FODMAP diet for newbie

What is FODMAP FODMAP stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharides and polyols. They are a group of non-digestible short-chain carbohydrates that draws in more water into the digestive tract. Since they are non-digestible, gut bacteria ferment them creating more gas. This increased in fluid and gas in the bowel leads to symptoms such as bloating, gas,

1 Mar 22 Article 01

Essential Vitamins & Minerals Women Should Take

A woman’s body goes through multiple changes in physical, mental and hormonal, which makes them subject to specific nutrients that in needs of special attention throughout their lifespan. For example, teen nutritional requirement differs from those of postmenopausal women, and pregnant and lactating women require more particular nutrients than non-pregnant women. So, it is important

15 Feb 22 Article 01

How much food should my child be eating?

A child who is undernourished is at higher risk of falling ill more often as under nutrition impairs the immune system. Under nutrition can be due to lack of calories, proteins, fats and carbohydrates, as well as a low intake of specific vitamins and minerals, but often it is a combination of these factors that

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What you need to know about IBS?

What is IBS? Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a functional gastrointestinal (GI) disorder. Functional GI disorders, which doctors now call disorders of gut-brain interactions, are related to problems with how your brain and your gut work together. IBS causes abdominal discomfort or pain which is associated with altered bowel habits with the absence of organic

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