• Beauty,  Health & Fitness,  Skincare

    Top 10 Ways To Prevent Hormonal Acne

    For a lot of women, having hormonal changes can be a rather frustrating time.  Nothing creates havoc in your body like when it comes to having your period. Women have to deal with mood swings, breast sensitivity, bloatedness, water retention, cramps and for some women, what’s even worse is to have to deal with hormonal acne. The other name of hormonal acne is menstruation acne and it usually occurs during the monthly cycles. However, this kind of acne also occurs during teenage years, when a woman is pregnant and even when we’re highly stressed due to increase in your cortisol levels, which is your stress hormone. Acne during menstruation occurs…

  • Health & Fitness

    What Exercise Does To Your Brain

    Exercise is useful only for keeping your heart healthy and your figure neat and trim, right? In fact, that isn’t the case because it isn’t just for beauty but it’s also great for boosting our brain power. All of us know that we ought to exercise. Whether we actually do it is another matter. Exercising is the best activity you can do to boost your brain power, to keep yourself happy and to also push your motivation levels up. It can also reduce your risk of contracting major illnesses, such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cancer by up to 50% and lower your risk of early death by up to 30%.…

  • Health & Fitness

    Juicing Vs. Blending – Which is Better For You?

    If you’re into juicing and have gotten onto the bandwagon of juicing, that’s great but which method is better for you? Is juicing or blending better for you? That is a question we found that has been often asked. Does one method have better health benefits than the other? If so, what? Juices and smoothies can be very good for you, that is if you juice and make your smoothies the smart way and don’t overload it with too much sugar. Using fruits with low sugar counts help keep the unwanted calories at bay. Juicing and blending are both good for you, but they are beneficial to you in different ways…

  • Health & Fitness

    7 Fresh Ways to Get Fit and Active in Malaysia

    When you think about working out, what usually flashes across your mind? Is it the torturous hour on the treadmill where you’re constantly counting down every minute? Or the tear-inducing boredom on the stationary bike? Most people dread exercising because they think it’s boring, or it’s tiring, or they just plain don’t like it. Granted, exercise can be boring and repetitive if you’re constantly doing the same thing in the gym. But there’s no rule saying that you have to do this or that in order to give your body a good workout. What if we told you that working out could be fun and that you would actually be looking…

  • Health & Fitness

    Juicing Tips For Glowing Skin

    Juicing has never got this much good press, especially recently. It’s the new best thing for us and it’s not all about it being a fad because juicing does wonders for you, in particular, your skin. If you haven’t got into juicing, perhaps it’s about time that you did. Juicing cleanses our outsides better and faster than anything we could get at our local, neighborhood store. Juicing is also easy on our digestive systems and gets into our systems quickly. Hence why it’s become so popular recently. Juicing has many great properties and one of them is that it’s fantastic for healthy looking, glowing skin. Freshly squeezed fruits and vegetable juice is…

  • Health & Fitness

    The Mangosteen: The New Superfood

    When it comes to superfoods, there has been a growing list of what’s good and what’s not over the last few years. Superfoods have gained a lot of popularity namely because people are now more conscious about what they’re consuming and want to know what they’re putting into their bodies. Awareness about our diet and food that we’re eating is important if we want to maintain a healthy lifestyle. A lot of superfoods such as broccoli, salmon, olive oil, brazil nuts, berries are all great but they also can cost quite a lot as these foods are imported. With price increases in our cost of living, watching our expenditure has become…

  • Health & Fitness

    8 Foods For Pain Relief

    Do you suffer from migraines and headaches regularly? Or do you get pains in your arms? What about pains in your feet, back or even your neck? For some people, aches and pains are an unfortunate daily occurrence. It can be stress induced, due to lack of sleep, or poor diet. Even poor posture can be a strong attribute to your pain by the way you sit at your office desk or by the way you stand and walk. Pain relief varies from person to person as our tolerance and pain threshold is quite different. Some people get pain relief by having a massage or a hot pack to get…

  • Health & Fitness

    Top 10 Ways To Boost Your Metabolism

    What is metabolism? According to Wikipedia, metabolism is the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms.  Sounds a little scientific but that’s essentially the proper scientific explanation. In other words, metabolism is the process by which your body converts what you eat and drink into energy. During this biochemical process, the calories in food and beverages are combined with oxygen to release the energy your body needs to function. You may have heard people blame their weight on a slow metabolism, but what does that really mean? Is metabolism really the culprit to weight gain? And if so, is it possible to increase your metabolism to…

  • Health & Fitness

    How To Maintain Your Weight As You Age

    People say we get wiser as we get older. We don’t dispute that but, unfortunately, our bodies also tend to go down the so-called “decline” as we age. Skin gets saggier, wrinkles are more visible, our metabolism slows down, eyesight wanes and the pounds can creep up as we grow wiser in our years. People gain weight as they age mainly because their metabolism slows down, hormonal changes happen especially in women and these changes in their body means muscle is naturally turned to fat. A lot of middle-aged people are also less active than younger people. Having said that, some younger people are also inactive when it comes to fitness…

  • Health & Fitness

    Top 8 Guilt-Free Foods That Burn More Calories Than They Contain

    When it comes to guilt-free foods, especially in weight loss, everyone wants foods that are known for burning calories. When you’re hungry, and in need of a snack, you’ll probably reach for things that you crave for like high fattening things such as cookies, chocolate, kuih, donuts, curry puffs and whatever else you can find near your workplace. Cravings don’t help when it comes to weight loss. If you need help not make cravings worse, see these tips here. If you’re one of those lucky ones who can eat anything without having to put on weight, that’s great in a way but that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re healthy. A well-balanced…