Skip The Sugar

There’s no denying that sugar makes food yummy (and makes us happy). Unfortunately, too much of it also brings a whole host of health problems. This month, our contributing dietitian highlights the ...

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“Sure or Not?!!!”

A family medicine specialist tells us how to find accurate, reliable health advice on the internet and avoid questionable content.

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Don’t Sweat It

Excessive sweating, also known as hyperhidrosis, can be an uncomfortable and embarrassing condition. A dermatologist tells us that, fortunately, there are many treatment options available.

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Is Organic Really Better?

Our contributing dietitian and chef answers commonly asked questions about organic food and includes a gorgeous recipe for you to try.

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Meet the Sporty Surgeons

Find out how our cover stars got started in endurance sports, why they believe medical professionals should be fit and learn useful tips. Be inspired!

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Doctor on the Run

Marathons, duathlons and triathlons are just a few of the many ‘tons’ in 36-year-old Dr Au Yong Pui San’s life. The other tons come from the incredible weights she handles when powerlifting. It com...

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Stones, Stones, Stones, Stones

Malaysia is located in the ‘stone belt’ and one in 10 of us will develop stones in the kidney, bladder or ureter at least once in our lives. A urologist gives us the details.

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Going Green, Baby! (Part 2)

Dietitian Edna Loh rounds up the dietary needs and challenges of vegans and vegetarians in the second part of this special feature.

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Replace your Missing Teeth with Dental Implants

An oral maxillofacial surgeon gives us the lowdown on dental implants – how it compares to other options and whether it’s suitable for everyone.

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Your Mom is Right. Eat Your Broccoli!

Well, not just broccoli. You should also eat cauliflower, mustard greens, broccoli sprouts, and brussels sprouts. These vegetables contain a helpful substance, sulforaphane.

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Healthy Living
  • October 2016

    Colour the Blues Away

    Adult colouring books: are they really good for the mind and soul, or are they more hype than substance? [Read More]

    Healing with Horses

    There are therapeutic and medical benefits to horse riding, and to find out more, HealthToday speaks to the team behind Green Apple Hippotherapy. [Read More]

    ConvOSAtions on Snoring

    Anyone who has ever slept beside a snoring person can testify as to how difficult it can be to get a good night’s sleep. However, certain types of snoring could also be a warning sign that something ... [Read More]

    Leading By Example

    You may often hear your physician advise you to stay fit by eating healthy and exercising regularly. You may also wonder if your physician heeds his or her own advice. For the doctors who turned up fo... [Read More]

    It’s Still Healthy to Go Local

    Yes, it is true! With some changes, many of our local favourites do not have to be guilty pleasures anymore. [Read More]

    Food for the Heart

    This Valentine’s Day, why not forgo that restaurant reservation in favour of a heart-y home-cooked meal? After all, nothing says love like caring for your loved one’s health and wellbeing. [Read More]

    Fab or Fad?

    Is juicing all it is made up to be? Dietitian Ms Verona Lee spills the juice (pun intended) on this health trend. [Read More]

    Vitamin Much In D-mand

    Recently, our nutritionists were jolted to reality when the South East Asia Nutrition Survey (SEANUTS) found that almost half of the Malaysian children surveyed lacked vitamin D. Let us revisit this i... [Read More]

    Yummy Overnight Oats

    No time to cook oats? No sweat, overnight oats is here! [Read More]

    The Break-in Prevention Checklist

    Planning a trip this Chinese New Year? An experienced crime prevention specialist shares a “must do” list of things that you should see to before you leave. [Read More]

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