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Everything You Need to Know about Cancer Diet During Treatment

"Everything You Need to Know about Cancer Diet During Treatment" by KK Women's and Children's Hospital, 15 April 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Learn the answers to some of the more commonly asked questions about food for cancer patients during their treatment. Nutrition During Cancer Therapy When undergoing treatment for cancer, you may have concerns regarding your diet, and have questions like: am I eating enough to meet my nutritional needs? Should I be eating special foods? Some people may also try to convince you that cancer can be cured by eating, or not eating, particular foods. This may make you

Why You Should Rethink Your Food Choices To Prevent Overeating!

"Mindful Eating Strategies: Eating with Awareness" by Health Promotion Board, 26 January 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Why do we build a healthier relationship with food when we practise mindful eating? Why is it important to eat slowly? How will that get us to eat healthy and rethink our food choices? Let’s learn about the benefits of mindful eating and how you too, can eat with more awareness! We learned about mindless eating: eating on autopilot and not paying attention to why, when, what, how, and how much we eat. This might be the time we unthinkingly reached for the bag

Reverse Pre-diabetes with These 4 Simple Steps

"Reverse Pre-diabetes with These 4 Simple Steps" by Health Promotion Board, 12 April 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg You can reverse pre-diabetes and prevent type 2 diabetes with healthier lifestyle choices and habits Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which the blood sugar level in the body remains high for prolonged periods of time. In Singapore, it is estimated that one out of nine people aged between 18 and 69 has diabetes — about 11.3 percent of our population! What is Type 2 Diabetes? Preventing Type 2 diabetes is possible. Some risk factors, such as being overweight or obese, following

Here’s What You Don’t Know About Diabetes That Could Ruin Your Life

"Diabetes Mellitus" by Health Promotion Board, 28 October 2019, http://www.healthhub.sg Diabetes is a medical condition in which the blood glucose levels remain persistently higher than normal. It is becoming more common in Singapore This may be due in part to an ageing population, unhealthy diets and lack of exercise. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that allows your body cells to use blood glucose (sugar) for energy. Carbohydrate is converted into glucose before it is absorbed into our bloodstream. Examples of food rich in carbohydrate include rice, potatoes, pasta and bread. The pancreas then releases insulin to move

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