Are You at Risk of a Text Neck?
Health

Are You at Risk of a Text Neck?

Seems Familiar doesn?t it? Well, if you do hold your mobile device like this, it?s about time you stop because we have a 21st?century problem at hand and it is known as?Text Neck. Text neck? Yes, text neck. Text neck (try saying it repetitively and twice as fast for a fun tongue twister challenge) is […]

Two Bananas a Day Keep the Doctor Away
Health

Two Bananas a Day Keep the Doctor Away

Bananas are the most popular fruits worldwide. More than 106.12 million tons were harvested in 2013. Around 45% comes from South-Asia and South-East-Asia. Bananas contain lots vitamins and valuable mineral nutrients which are able to cure different kinds of health complaints, especially gastro-intestinal problems. Easily digestible Stomach ulcers are more than unpleasant and can make […]

Who?s Up For Breakfast?
Health

Who?s Up For Breakfast?

Breakfast is one important component to kick start the day. Some people find themselves having a burning chest pain and bitter taste in their mouth sometime after skipping breakfast. Some experience stomach ache as well. No joke, that is the reflux of the gastric juice from your stomach. So, what actually happens inside your body? […]

Eat Local- Eat Sambal
Food & Nutrition

Eat Local- Eat Sambal

Sambal is a hot sauce that is popular in many Southeast Asian countries especially Malaysia and Indonesia. Its earthiness and spiciness might tingle your taste buds. Its main ingredients that comprises of chili peppers, lime juice, shallots, salt, sugar and salt are easily found in this region. Other ingredients such as belacan (shrimp paste) maybe […]

Can Pokemon Go Bring Health Benefits?
Health

Can Pokemon Go Bring Health Benefits?

After what seemed like ages, Pokemon Go has finally arrived in Malaysia and Singapore! The scene of people holding phone walking around parks, shopping malls catching Pokemon will now be a norm. Image Source How is Pokemon Go played? In order to catch as many Pokemon as possible, ?trainers? (players) are required to walk around […]

5 Common Superstitions in Malaysia
Health

5 Common Superstitions in Malaysia

Living in a traditional Malaysian household, my mother never fails to tell me things I shouldn?t do for the fear that something unlucky might befall on us. To top that off, my parents are quite the superstitious people so there were a lot of restrictions to what I could do but never knew why I […]

How Loneliness Can Affect Your Health
Lifestyle

How Loneliness Can Affect Your Health

Loneliness, can it even affect our health? Yes it does! The word lonely itself is so depressing, oh good lord! It definitely affects our health way too much than we can imagine. Loneliness must not be rubbished and pushed under the carpet, it needs perseverance to come out of it and move on in life, […]

Travel Alert! Zika Virus Is Ready To Strike
Lifestyle

Travel Alert! Zika Virus Is Ready To Strike

  This morning when I was skimming through the news, one particular article caught my attention. It warned Malaysians travelling to countries like Brazil to beware of the Zika virus. Gosh, this made me curious to read about this new micro-organism. By: Lima Pix What is Zika virus? Zika Virus or referred to as ZIKV […]

Is It Good Or Bad To Get Pregnant After Miscarriage
Health

Is It Good Or Bad To Get Pregnant After Miscarriage

Having a miscarriage is devastating. Miscarriage is also known as pregnancy loss, that is the natural death of an embryo or fetus before 20 weeks. What are the common causes of recurrent miscarriages? Anatomical Causes When our body structure causes the miscarriage, it could be due to a misshaped uterus, incompetent cervix, large uterine fibroids […]

Top 9 FAQs For Zika Virus
Health

Top 9 FAQs For Zika Virus

Will I die from Zika virus?? Zika virus is?not harmful in most cases. However Zika virus can be harmful for pregnant women.   So what?s the big deal? Brazil declared emergency in 2015 as the Zika virus was believed to cause brain damage to 2,400 babies. The birth defect is known as microcephaly and prior […]