Trans Fat Is A Trouble Maker

Saturday, 30 November 2013 0 comments

It is clear that we need to include fat in our diet. There are many types of fat which can provide benefits or may prove to be unhealthy if too much is eaten. Here, the story is about trans fats or their full name is trans fatty acids. Natural trans fats can be found in cheese, beef, lamb and mutton. Food such as biscuits, cakes, cookies, crackers and other snack food often contain high amount of trans fat in the from of hydrogenated vegetables oil.
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Nothing Wrong With Being A Vegetarian

Thursday, 28 November 2013 0 comments
According to Vegetarian Society of The United Kingdom, vegetarian is defined as someone who lives on a diet of grains, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables and fruits with or without the use of dairy products and eggs. He or she does not eat any meat, poultry, fish, shellfish or by-products of slaughter. There are many different types of vegetarian including lacto-ovo vegetarian, lacto-vegetarian, ovo-vegetarian, pesca/pesco vegetarian, pollo-vegetarian, semi-vegetarian, vegan and fruitarian.
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Headache Elimination Diet to Fight Headache Pain

Tuesday, 26 November 2013 0 comments

In medical term, headache is known as cephalalgia, a continuous pain in the head. According to American Academy of Neurology, there are 4 types of headache; vascular headache, muscle contraction headache, traction headache and inflammatory headache. The common type of headache is tension headache which affects most adults and adolescents. The factors can be due to stress, depression, anxiety, bad posture and diets. Painkillers such as paracetamol, naproxen, aspirin and ibuprofen are usually being taken to reduce pain.
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Fresh Start to a Great Day With Oats

Friday, 22 November 2013 0 comments

Do you know that Finland is the third largest producer of oats in 2008 (FAO, 2010). Oats is one of the healthiest foods that you can have for breakfast. Start your day with freshly cooked oatmeal to gain energy and vitamins before you pass through your hectic day. It has a lot of health benefits  to human. The benefits are:
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The Benefits of Breakfast

Tuesday, 19 November 2013 0 comments

What is your typical pick for your breakfast? It can be quite heavy meal including fried rice, fried mi or nasi lemak. Or, it can be simple grab meal including fruits, sandwiches or toast. Whatever option do you choose, it is good to know that healthy breakfast is good for your health.
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What is Protein?

Thursday, 14 November 2013 0 comments

Protein is the major component of body tissues. It is the essential nutrient for growth. Protein is made up of 20 amino acids and has three-dimensional structure. Protein is important in making antibodies, enzymes, hormones, muscles and protein transporters. Examples of food that contain all essential amino acids are meat, poultry, eggs and most of dairy products. Nuts and legumes are high sources of plant protein.
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November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month‏

Tuesday, 12 November 2013 0 comments

Pancreatic cancer can be a silent killer. In United State, pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cause of cancer death. But, in Malaysia, it is a quite rare type of cancer. According to the Malaysian Cancer Registry’s latest report in 2006, there was a total of 253 cases of pancreatic cancer diagnosed in that year. This is in comparison to the total of 21,773 cancer cases. Pancreatic cancer is quite aggressive. Those who have metastasised pancreatic cancer only have a few years to survive. In Malaysia, most patients who suffer with this type of cancer are between 60-69 years old. 
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SIMPLE Healthy Snacking on a Low Cholesterol Diet

Monday, 11 November 2013 0 comments
Maybe, you have too many things to do and eating healthy snack can be low priority in your life. However, we have to face it, snacking is natural. If you are hungry between main meals, your body will tell you that you need nutrition now. Therefore, you should definitely eat something to curb your hunger until the next meal. If you eat the wrong snacks, you will get into trouble.
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