Put the water filter down for a sec and listen up. While putting in the extra effort to purify your water is great, it’s time you paid attention to the bigger culprit here — your water bottle. BPA: if you’ve heard of it, you know that these three little letters can do a lot of damage.
Chalk it up to the old adage, mind over matter — meaning, in order to reap results, we must become more in tune with our thoughts, choices, and habits. In a study from the American Journal of Preventative Medicine, researchers discovered that among 1,700 people, those who wrote in their journal daily lost double the weight than those who didn’t. If journaling on the reg seems daunting, don’t write it off just yet! Sarah-Jane Bedwell, RD, LDN, nutritionist, and author of Schedule Me Skinny, has a few tips to help you crush those entries.
Research conducted at the University of Michigan found that smiling, regardless of your actual emotional state, can make you feel happier, one of the many aspects of achieving that joyful, youthful feeling. Research published in Preventive Medicine reveals that adults who exercised regularly actually had younger cells than those who were sedentary. Not only is getting some fresh air a great way to get energized, research published in Psychological Science reveals that city-dwellers who had easy access to outdoor green spaces had higher rates of well-being than those who saw just the concrete jungle day in and day out.
We know BMI (body mass index) isn’t the be-all-end-all of health indicators, but a new study has revealed that sleeping in on the weekend…
You can still enjoy kaya toast when you’re pregnant but skip the soft-boiled eggs, and opt for hard-boiled eggs instead. During pregnancy, you may want to cut down on certain types of Singapore hawker food, as you are more susceptible to food poisoning. As a general rule, when eating out, choose foods which are freshly-cooked or prepared only after you place your order,” says Ms Nehal Kamdar, Senior Dietitian, Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), a member of the SingHealth group.
TRUE Fitness and True Spa outlets in Malaysia were shuttered abruptly today, following the company’s sudden closures of True Fitness and True Yoga outlets in Thailand yesterday (June 9). The company’s announcement to customers in Malaysia said that the business is “no longer financially viable due to evolving market conditions”. True Fitness Malaysia said on the website that it has purchased memberships and personal training sessions for its members to redeem from Chi Fitness, a different fitness centre that has yoga, pilates and muay thai classes. Affected customers can only redeem their fitness sessions after July 3. True Fitness Malaysia said that “The validity of these redemptions would be for 24 months from July 3, or until all membership months and personal training sessions have been utilised.” A spokesman from True Group told the Straits Times that it’s still business as usual for True Fitness Singapore. Many have taken to social media to air their grievances. This is not the first time that an international fitness chain has ceased its operations abruptly. On July 20, last year, California Fitness announced that all its Singapore branches would be closed. Just a week before, it had closed all 12 outlets across Hong Kong. The company faced severe backlash as it did not have enough money to refund customers. Featured image by Flickr user Health Gauge. CC BY 2.0 If you like this article, like The Middle Ground‘s Facebook Page as well! For breaking news, you can talk to us via email. The post True Fitness and True Spa centres close down in Malaysia appeared first on The Middle Ground.
May to July, and December to February. Influenza may appear to be a mild ailment, but it isn’t always so. According to the Ministry of Health, influenza-associated hospitalisation in Singapore is estimated to be 29.6 per 100,000 people, or about 1,500 patients annually.
Have you ever been to public toilets in Japan, perhaps in department stores or restaurants, and seen the tip of the toilet paper has been folded into a kawaii triangle? Please do not fold the tip of the toilet paper into a triangle. “After using the toilet and before washing your hands, folding the toilet paper will pass germs and bacteria on.
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