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The truth about Asthma and your genes

Scientists support the role of outdoor air pollutants and genes in acutely aggravating asthma diseases in children and adults.  There are many advantages of living in Kuala Lumpur. Above all, the delicious food and the convenient means for a living. On the contrary, the haze is the major drawback of living in the city. However, it’s […]

Are your genes making you fat?

Obesity is currently a major health concern, both globally and locally. This is because obesity is a risk factor of many non-communicable diseases. We all know that a poor diet and lifestyle can cause unhealthy weight gain. The question now is, do our genes play a role in controlling our weight too? Can I blame […]

Facts about FAT – what are they for?

You might be one of the people who runs away whenever you see the word ‘fat’ in any foods. They might have a bad reputation, but they are not useless for us – in fact, we need fat to survive! Fats have more functions than you think! 1. Source of Energy Fat is an important […]

Control your salt intake!

Do you often feel thirsty after eating a meal outside, or after having a pack of potato chips? This is probably because the food is too salty. If you frequently experience this, your salt intake may be too high! The World Health Organization (WHO) recommends a daily salt intake of less than 5 gram (1 […]