Monday , 28 September 2020

Author Archives: Kim Hoi

Staying Healthy to Boost Your Immune Level

With the recent outbreak of the Influenza A as reported by our Ministry of Health in Malaysia during the last month of 2019 period, one of the treatment plans advised by the Western Doctor was self quarantine with plenty of rest at home besides the prescription of medication. Besides this advice given by the doctor, what is your own treatment ... Read More »

Sugar

One of the 6 tastes in Ayurveda nutrition is Sugar. In today’s living lifestyle with record high percentage of the population in Malaysia who are diagnosed with diabetes and obesity, we have forgotten that real good quality sugar is a foundation for good health. Medicinal Sugar such as organic jaggery cane sugar, organic coconut sugar and organic brown sugar are ... Read More »

Chemical Intoxication – Food Addictives, Flavouring, MSG, Colouring, Preservatives

Addictive, Flavouring, MSG and Colouring Over the years, people are becoming increasingly concerned about the quality and safety of the food they are consuming and beginning to question what they eat. Recent contamination scares, ongoing debates about GMO food, food irradiation requirements, mad cow diseases, bird flu – these are all linked back to the environmental causes, diet and pollution. ... Read More »

OIL

We often asked ourselves which are the healthiest cooking oil for our cooking? What criteria do you use to choose the oil? The high smoke point? Pure cold pressed? Unsaturated? Oil that will not turn rancid at high temperature? Price and affordability? The basic formula we have been taught is that saturated fat = bad. The simplistic conclusion is based ... Read More »

SALT

Salt goes into almost everything we eat and it is such an essential part of our diet and yet how much do we understand the property of salt? Salt is required for our body organ to function in our body and we have also been made to know that salt is one of the causes of blood pressure and heart ... Read More »

WATER

Our human body comprises 80% of water. Ayurveda being translated as the science of life and there is no life without water. Water has cooling, cleansing, rejuvenating properties that is necessary for our digestion and excretion. Water cleans our body, freshens one from inside out. Inside our body, water exists in many different parts of our body such as the ... Read More »

ORAC Value Antioxidant Food

ORAC stands for unit measure of the antioxidant capacity of food, the higher, the better. It is widely believed that high antioxidant food helps greatly to lower the risks of various chronic and degenerative diseases such as cancer, neuronal degeneration and other diseases. Diets rich in fruits, vegetables are considered to be excellent source of antioxidants. Some herbs and spices ... Read More »

DIRTY DOZEN Food List

What type of food is termed as Dirty Dozen? Shall we totally avoid eating less of this type of food? Dirty Dozen are identified foods in the conventional non organic food chain that contain the highest amount of pesticide residues. And this list is updated yearly by the Environmental Working Group organisation. The current list of dirty dozen is as ... Read More »

SUPERFOOD (Part 4 of 4: My SuperVeggie)

My SuperVeggie List Sweet potato leaf Beet root Avocado Celery Bitter gourd Sweet potato Pumpkin Tomato Daikon (white radish) Bok Choy Sweet Potato Leaf High in Fiber and good for remedying constipation Rich in Vitamin A – good for skin care High in calcium and iron Low in saturated fat, sodium and very low in cholesterol Provides good amount of ... Read More »

SUPERFOOD (Part 3 of 4: My SuperFruit)

My SuperFruit List Mangosteen Lemon Pomegranate Pineapple Grapefruit Grapes Coconuts All types of Berries Papaya Soursop Mangosteen Good for maintaining blood sugar levels Anti-inflammatory properties – inhibit release of histamine and prostaglandin Rich nutrient in fruit helps to boost immune system Beneficial in stomach disorder – diarrhea and dysentery A healing fruit rich in antioxidant properties Do not contain any ... Read More »