Osteoporosis is an ageing issue that is always under-treated. It is a condition when the body loses too many, or makes too few bones, resulting in the bones becoming very weak and easily breaking. According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 1.4 million Malaysians above the age of 50 are affected by osteoporosis. The
Malaysian fruit guide for people with diabetes: How many can you eat
For those with diabetes, one of the most common questions is whether they can safely consume fruits as part of their diet. While fruits are often considered as healthy food, they do contain natural sugars that affect blood sugar. Some are concerned about the fruits being too sweet and avoid them. In Diet Ideas, our mantra
Are artificial sweeteners really good for people with diabetes?
Table of Contents 1What is Artificial sweetener?2Types of artificial sweeteners3The uses of artificial sweeteners 4Controversies towards sugar alternativeArtificial sweeteners and blood glucoseArtificial sweeteners and weightArtificial sweeteners and gut health5Are Artificial sweeteners safe?6Can artificial sweeteners replace sugar?7Guideline for including artificial sweeteners in daily mealsAsk our Dietitian & Nutritionist What is Artificial sweetener? Artificial sweeteners, also known as
What is kombucha? Is it just an another hype
If you are one of the health freaks, you must have come across this word before – “kombucha”. Kombucha has been a rising star in health food in these few years. Can this tangy drink really claim its name? Or it is just another gimmick to let people fall into? No worries, let’s dive into
Is breakfast the most important meal in the day?
Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?We have been instilled with this statement since a very young age. “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dinner like a pauper”. Many of us grew up believing we must eat a big breakfast in the morning. It is said that breakfast is the
5 CNY’s Foods that Kidney Patients Must Pay Attention to
“Bak kwa”, mandarin orange, “nian gao”, steamboat, “poon choi”, new year cookies…endless things to eat during CNY. That’s the reason that your friend tells you you grow “rounder” after CNY. Gaining a bit of weight is not a serious issue if you are a healthy person. However, for people with health conditions like diabetes and kidney
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