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Get firmer, more flat abs when you eat these 11 foods every day

February 6, 2017
Get firmer, more flat abs when you eat these 11 foods every day

After the back-to-back holiday celebrations of the New Year, Valentine’s Day is already around the corner. If you’re busy getting in shape for a romantic holiday getaway, here are a list of 11 foods to incorporate into your daily diet to help you get firmer, more flat abs. According to Ella Magers, author of The [...]

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Timing of meals, calorie intake could be the key to weight loss –study

February 1, 2017
Timing of meals, calorie intake could be the key to weight loss –study

A new study has found evidence that suggests when you eat matters more than what you eat when it comes to weight control. The study has found that people who finished eating all their meals by early afternoon had smaller fluctuations in hunger and burned slightly more fat than people who ate throughout the day. [...]

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Reduce stress by munching on superfoods, not comfort foods

December 19, 2016
Reduce stress by munching on superfoods, not comfort foods

The holiday season is one of the busiest and most stressful times of the year. During these times, many turn to traditional comfort foods like chocolate and ice cream to help them reduce their stress. However, research suggests it’s actually not the high-fat and high-sugar comfort foods that do the trick, but rather, it’s superfoods. [...]

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Making child play safer

November 11, 2016
Making child play safer

Also, download this story from the electronic issue here Certain chemicals that enhance properties of toys are found to expose children to health risks. Are there solutions available to make toys safer, asks Angelica Buan in this article. Recalls due to lead-based paint and other chemicals Appraised to value US$135 billion by 2020, the global toy [...]

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Cardinal Health expands in Asia with powder-free gloves, disposable gowns

October 7, 2016
Cardinal Health expands in Asia with powder-free gloves, disposable gowns

Cardinal Health, a leading global, integrated healthcare services and products company, is introducing its powder-free gloves product line to Hong Kong while further penetrating the disposable drapes and gowns segment in Asia as part of its expansion plans in the region. A proposed ban on powdered gloves was announced by the US Food and Drug [...]

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Manulife-Sinochem rewards customers’ healthy lifestyles with free insurance

September 7, 2016
Manulife-Sinochem rewards customers’ healthy lifestyles with free insurance

An innovative life insurance program that rewards customers with free insurance coverage for taking steps to stay healthy and active has recently been launched in China by Manulife-Sinochem, the first Chinese-foreign joint-venture life insurance company established in the country. The launch of the MOVE program in mainland China is part of Manulife’s strategy of changing [...]

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Not losing weight? Here are some reasons why

July 25, 2016
Not losing weight? Here are some reasons why

1. YOU’RE EATING HIDDEN SUGARS Eating “healthy” convenience foods like breakfast cereal, low-fat yogurt, protein bars, ready-made soups and bottled juices could mean consuming more sugar than is good for you.While you may not be eating foods that have obviously high amounts of sugar in them, you should be watchful of hidden sugars. Always check [...]

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Greenpeace urged by Nobel laureates to end GMO opposition

July 1, 2016
Greenpeace urged by Nobel laureates to end GMO opposition

The international environmental group Greenpeace was recently called on by more than 100 Nobel laureates to end its opposition to genetically modified crops, saying there is a scientific consensus they are safe and can benefit society. In particular, the scientists cited in a news conference the value of a genetically modified rice used to prevent [...]

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Nutrition tips for healthier, more active kids

June 17, 2016
Nutrition tips for healthier, more active kids

Kids are naturally active and full of endless energy. Giving them the right nutritious foods will help keep their energy levels up and fuel their busy days. But it can tricky for parents to know what foods their kids should be consuming to stay full of life, so here are some tips to keep in [...]

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The perfect plan to gain weight

May 24, 2016
The perfect plan to gain weight

Struggle with weight loss is something we all hear about quite often, but it is the struggle to gain weight that’s heard less about. You’d be surprised to know that it is, indeed a sore point for many. At the outset, a weight gain program may seem like an opportunity for indulgence. Just grab some [...]

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