Category Archives: Health Information

About Cholesterol

Understanding Cholesterol: Essential for Your Health What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a vital lipid-soluble substance crucial for the formation of cell membranes and the production of certain hormones, including estrogen, testosterone, and vitamin D. Produced in the liver, cholesterol is transported by the blood to where it is needed. Since cholesterol is lipid-soluble and blood […]


Osteoporosis causes bones to become so weak and brittle that a fall or even bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Such fractures generally occur in the hips, wrist, or spine. Osteoporosis affects men and women of all races, but women are more susceptible to osteoporosis. Age-related Bone Loss Is Normal In one scientific […]


A person’s gut microbiota has the potential to promote health and longevity, which has given rise to the popularity of probiotics live microorganisms (in most cases, bacteria) that are similar to beneficial microorganisms found in the human gut. Probiotics are widely present in the market as dietary supplements, including capsules, tablets, and powders; and in […]

Bones and Joints

There are more than 100 joints in the human body. Without joints, the human skeleton would be inflexible, and one would not be able to sit, stand, or run. The key to maintaining joint health is cartilage. Joints and Cartilage Joints Human joints are located in the knuckles, wrists, elbows, knees, ankles, and the parts […]

Ways to Protect Eyesight

There’re a few ways to protect eyesight, ranging from plant foods to a healthy habit. Plant Foods Promote Healthy Vision Wholesome plant foods provide the eyes with all the nourishment they need to fight free radicals and prevent diseases and premature aging. For example, temporary myopia can be prevented or reversed with a diet high […]


The eyes are windows to the soul. If not well nourished or protected, they can be easily injured, causing them to malfunction. The Immune System and Eye Conditions The eyes are very sentitive organs. In response to foreign substances or allergies, they alert the body immediately with signs such as redness, swelling, tearing, or itchiness. […]

Grape Seed

Markets today include a wide variety of grapes. The most popular variety is the seedless grape. However, choosing seedless means missing out on a very important type of phytochemical in grape seed: oligomeric proanthocyanidins (OPCs), which can help in maintaining eye health. The grape plant is a perennial and deciduous woody vine. The fruit of […]

Green Tea

In Japan, green tea has long been hailed for promoting longevity. It is abundant in many nutrients and particularly rich in polyphenols. Polyphenols are a type of phytochemical with antioxidant properties. The antioxidant activity of polyphenols is about 100 times more potent than vitamin C and may prevent various disease. Compared with other popular teas, […]


Besides protecting the body, the skin performs several functions, including regulating body temperature, excreting waste materials from the body, and affecting metabolism. The skin is the largest organ of the body – it serves as the first barrier between the body and the outside world. Skin Renewal and Metabolism The skin is the immune system’s […]


Tan Sri Dr. Noor Hisham, Malaysia’s Director-General of Health, estimates that 3.9 million individuals, or 20% of Malaysia’s adult population, are diabetes patients. According to the National Health and Morbidity Survey Report, the percentage of adult Malaysians with diabetes has significantly increased, going from 11.2% in 2011 to 13.4% in 2015 and 18.3% in 2019. […]

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