The Health Benefits of Omega 3 and Omega 6

We are sometimes told that fat is good for us but that too much fat is bad for us. During digestion, your body breaks down fats into fatty acids, which are then absorbed into your blood. Fatty acids are the building blocks of the fat in our bodies and in the food we eat. Fatty […]

Do meal replacement shakes help with weight loss?

Meal replacement shakes are specifically designed to provide the nutrition of a full meal. Some come prepared in a can or a bottle, others come in powdered form that can be mixed with milk, or water. Meal replacement shakes are a convenient way to get a healthy, low-calorie meal quickly if you are in a […]

Why we gain weight during Ramadan?

Enjoying a feast every evening for breaking fast during Ramadan may be one cause of weight gain during Ramadan but seeing the big picture in health and nutrition is important. Living a good life and aging gracefully is about weight management and nutrition supplements can help you and the ones you love to manage your […]

How to Get Back to a Regular Diet After Fasting

As the Ramadan fasting has come to an end, changing back to your regular diets may be challenging for some. Change is constant, including changes in your diet. To age gracefully it’s important to focus on what you can control, not what you cannot control. You can control your own diet, and sometimes the diet […]

How to eat during festivals? Calorie control during Hari Raya

Calories are the amount of energy in the food and drink you consume. When you fast your body needs to adjust to less calories. It’s the same when you break fast, so how to eat during festivals? The best way is to control your calorie intake during Hari Raya, and at other times too. There […]

Diet Myth or Fact: Fasting Is Effective for Weight Loss

Some of us have tried diets and intermittent fasting but when Ramadan comes you may have no choice but to fast. Maybe carrying a little extra weight is normal for you but when you start fasting you will see the pounds fall off. The question many people want to know the answer to is: Is […]

Is fasting safe for Type 2 diabetics?

Fasting during Ramadan is good for your soul but, if you are a diabetic with Type 2 diabetes, you need to know if it is also good for your body. Eating less is generally good for better health. Not eating for a period of time, or cutting back significantly on what you consume, doesn’t need […]