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Your bones make you who you are, literally! They support your body, protect your vital organs and even play a part in storage of minerals and blood cell production. The bones in our body are not the dead, dry sticks we think they are. They are actually living tissue made of living cells and even have their own blood vessels which hel...

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go-green-and-be-healthy

Not sure where to begin your healthy weight management plan? Go green. Health knows no boundaries. Whether you are busy young adult or a retiree, it is important to keep fit and not put your health at risk due to obesity. If you are wondering where you should start your healthy weight management programme, go green by...

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gastroenteritis

Viral gastroenteritis, more commonly known as "stomach flu". is an intestinal infection that can occur to anyone at any time, mainly through human contact. Causes The informal name 'stomach flu' itself is a misnomer - this infection is not related to the "flu", or influenza. Influenza affects the respiratory system, leading...

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are-you-breathing-right

We know how to breathe the moment we came to this world. Or at least we thought we knew. But are we doing it right? If you are guilty of the habits below, you would most probably have been breathing wrong all this while....

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11-crucial-minerals-for-your-body

Often the most frightening symptoms are traced to an imbalance of little-knownminerals. Let us find out more about the crucial minerals for our body. Together, minerals make up a mere four percent of our body, but their role in its effective functioning is crucial. Experts define essential minerals as ‘keystones to our health’. It’s a fitting label considering they...

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floaters-flashes

It is common to experience both floaters and flashes because the vitreous gel degenerates with age. Have you ever looked up at the blue sky and seen cobwebs, lines or dots floating in your vision? If your answer is yes, then you should have your eyes checked by your eye specialist as soon as possible. It is likely that what you are seeing are floaters. “Floaters are...

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improving-your-ph-balance-naturally

Want to improve your pH balance? Here are some ideas on how to restore pH balance to your diet, support healthy digestion, keep blood pH levels on track, and protect your bones and kidneys Many people think that alkaline diets are the only step to good health. It’s true that our bodies know intuitively where the balance lies, and they can m...

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how-has-your-kidney-been

Most people know how to protect their heart, but do you know how to care for your kidneys? As we grow older, our kidneys also start to age, hence the need to protect them The kidneys are complicated and amazing organs that do many essential tasks to keep us healthy. The main job of your kidneys is to remove toxins and excess water fr...

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root-canal

Q: I have serious teeth grinding problem. What should I do to prevent this? Answer: There are two types of teeth grinding: clench which tightly holds your top and bottom teeth together; or grind when you slide your teeth back and forth over each other your teeth. Medically called bruxism. If you have bruxism, you may unconsciously clench your teeth to...

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clean-the-air

The air quality in Singapore is generally good but this doesn’t mean that we can let our guard down. We already know about the haze, but don’t ignore everyday pollution from other sources!  Air Pollution 101: Know the basics What types of pollutants are there? Just...

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