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10 Genes That Can Control Your Sports Performance

Sport. What actually is a sport? You actually may hear this word a lot but have you ever thought about its true definition? To enjoy the glow of good health, you must exercise. Gene Tunny, American professional boxer.  The first thing that comes to your mind at the thought of “sports” is probably matches, scoring […]

Could your genes be the cause of iron deficiency​?

Just did your annual health check and found out that you have low iron? Did you know your genes may affect your iron levels? Continue reading on to learn the different factors that contributes to iron deficiency. What is meant by iron deficiency? Also known as iron deficiency anaemia. In the first place, this condition […]

Is your Learning Ability Determined by​ your DNA?

What is a learning ability? Learning ability defined as is the process of acquiring new, or modifying existing behaviours, preferences, values, skils, or knowledge. Also known as the human mental ability to learn or retain new knowledge. Your genetics load the gun.Your life pulls the trigger. Dr. Mehmet Oz Mental ability presented through the smart behaviour of an […]

Myth & Fact About High Cholesterol

Myth: Fats are harmful for your heart. Fact: there are four main types of fats found in our foods and not all of the types are bad. Artificially made trans fats, also known as partially hydrogenated oils, are the worst type of fat.Trans fats, found in many pastries and processed foods, which would increase the […]

Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Genetic testing was a wake-up call for me. It helped to motivate me to take my drug and give me confidence in my diagnosis of Familial hypercholesterolemia Kari (FH advocate for awareness) let’s understand what is Familial hypercholesterolemia Familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) for short, is known as a genetic condition, that passed down through families. It can […]

Genes associated​ with high cholesterol

Just did your annual health check and found that you have high cholesterol? Did you know your genes may affect your cholesterol levels? Continue reading on to learn the different factors that contributes to high cholesterol. Cholesterol is a wax-like substance found in all around our body. Contrary to popular belief, our body actually needs […]

Durians – how nutritious are they?

Crowned as the ‘King of Fruits’, durian is arguably the most iconic fruit of Malaysia. Durians are best known for its distinctive smell that divides the people into two groups – durian lovers and durian haters. The unique flavour in durians is attributable to the presence of over 100 volatile compounds, including some that contribute […]