Talking to Your Teen about Alcohol
The teenage years are filled with many exciting milestones. From experiencing puberty, taking up driving test, dating and the list goes on. Adolescence is also the time they get drunk for the first time. A local Malaysian study found that teens as young as 15 are drinking alcohol, implying that socialising and drinking tend to go hand in hand for many youngsters.
Nutraceuticals for High Blood Cholesterol
Nutraceutical is a term coined in 1989 by Stephen DeFelice by combining the words “nutrient” (a nourishing food component) and “pharmaceutical” (a medical drug). It is a food or part of food that provides medical or health benefits, including the prevention and/or treatment of a disease, such as high blood cholesterol.
Move More for a Healthier Heart
Keeping your heart in a healthy state is very important as it helps to prevent heart diseases and stroke. The Malaysian Dietary Guidelines recommend at least 30 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity on at least 5 to 6 days a week, preferably daily. Stay away from being a couch potato and choose the right exercise to keep you motivated for doing it on a daily basis.