Are you a “Weekend Warrior”?
Jan13

Are you a “Weekend Warrior”?

In a study published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine Journal, researchers in England found that “Weekend warriors” — adults who perform the recommended amount of 150 minutes of moderate or 75 minutes of vigorous activity in one or two sessions per week — were found to have a risk of death from all causes about 30 per cent lower than inactive adults. To give you some context, moderate intensity activity would cause you...

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What is 7-Eleven and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital doing together?
Dec05

What is 7-Eleven and St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital doing together?

Over the weekend, we found out that from now until January 3, 2017, the convenience store chain, 7-Eleven, is running a fundraising campaign to benefit children suffering from cancer and other deadly diseases with the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. 7-Eleven says they will donate 11 cents from each large Slurpee they sell in the U.S., up to $200,000 (1). Cancers linked to overweight and obesity include colorectal cancer, liver...

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Ice-Cream for Breakfast? What you need to know…
Nov24

Ice-Cream for Breakfast? What you need to know…

Professor Yoshiko Koga from Kyorin University claims that eating ice cream for breakfast improves alertness and mental performance. How does he know this? He conducted a clinic trial with multiple subjects that were given three tablespoons of ice-cream when they woke up. He found that “subject’s brains exhibited an increase in high-frequency alpha waves, which are connected to enhanced alertness and reduced mental irritation”(1). The...

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Video: Dr. Chin’s 2 Minute “Gourmet” Oatmeal
Nov18

Video: Dr. Chin’s 2 Minute “Gourmet” Oatmeal

To learn more, check out my written blog which includes the recipe and directions. You can view it here. Share this...

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Dr. Chin’s 2 Minute “Gourmet” Oatmeal
Nov18

Dr. Chin’s 2 Minute “Gourmet” Oatmeal

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. In other words, breakfast helps kick-start your metabolism and help burn your calories throughout the day. Many studies shows that eating a healthy breakfast – especially oatmeal – lowers LDL (bad) cholesterol, and lower chances of diabetes and heart disease. Here’s a recipe for a quick, decadent oatmeal for days when you are in a rush and don’t have time to cook breakfast. I love this...

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