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Weight loss is essentially eating fewer calories than your body is using. So what you eat is more important than how much you eat because it determines whether you meet your nutritional needs without going over your calorie deficit for the day. That’s why it’s easy to lose weight when you eat certain food that are nutritional, low in calories, and also filling to help with food satiety. Here are 6 such superfood for your weight loss journey. ​ Source: Giphy Eggs Eggs are a staple breakfast food for good reason. Regular consumption of an egg-based breakfast has been associated with
One of the great Raya traditions is to feast together with family and friends in an open house gathering. But eating may also continue outside of feasts with food stocked up at home. The traditional Malay cuisine served during Hari Raya can be irresistible but overeating some of them can be harmful to health. That’s all the more reason to be extra mindful with our eating while still enjoying the festivities. ​ Source: Tenor Healthier alternatives There’s always healthier alternatives when it comes to food. If you are preparing food, use a lighter version of coconut milk or replace it with
Source: portalcfo.com Critical illness is prevalent all around the world and Malaysia is no exception. In 2016, it was estimated that 113 400 out of 154 000 deaths in Malaysia were noncommunicable disease (NCD)-related. NCDs such as heart attack and cancer accounted for 67% of premature deaths in Malaysia, and over 70% of the burden of disease (a measurement of the impact of a health problem) in 2014. These are worrying statistics that highlight the need for Malaysians to reduce their risk of critical illness. While there is a wealth of information publicly available regarding this, many of
Bones play many roles. It is the framework of our body, protects our organs, stores and releases minerals and fat, supports ease of movement, and produces blood cells. If we don’t eat right and don’t get enough of the right kinds of exercise, our bones can become weak and even break. It’s certainly possible to make our bones healthier. In fact, your bones are continuously changing as new bones are made and old bones are broken down. Even your skeleton is completely new every 10 years. ​ Source: Giphy Fruits and vegetables Healthy bones are often associated with milk and other dairy
Ladies, we all take active steps to improve our health — eating healthy, exercising, staying hydrated. But taking charge of our bodies also means preventing our health from getting worse. One of the most common diseases affecting Malaysians is cancer. According to Cancer Research Malaysia, 1 in 4 Malaysians are affected by cancer. In cancer, early detection is crucial to recovery. There are changes in a woman’s body that may seem normal but could be a symptom of cancer. Here are 5 signs that are easy to ignore for women. ​ Source: Giphy 1.    Changes in the breasts You know