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3 Health and Diet Tips That Every Woman Needs To Know

"Diet Tips for Women's Health" by National Health Group, 25 May 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Women’s Health and Cholesterol As women age, the risk of heart disease and osteoporosis increases, especially after menopause. The fatality rate for heart disease and stroke are 1 in 3 for women. But not many are aware of these 'silent killers' when it comes to women’s health. As a woman ages, her risk of heart disease increases, especially after menopause. After menopause, LDL-Cholesterol, the so-called 'bad' cholesterol levels rise and estrogen levels drop. A decline in estrogen plus an unhealthy lifestyle lead to an increase in heart

Still A Couch Potato? You May Regret It!

"High Cholesterol? Change Your Lifestyle to Lower It" by SingHealth, 12 April 2021, http://www.healthxchange.sg Physical inactivity and a diet rich in saturated fats can lead to high cholesterol. The Department of Dietetics at Singapore General Hospital explains the functions and types of cholesterol in the blood. High Cholesterol ​can be caused by various factors such as obesity, physical inactivity, and too much saturated and trans fats. What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is found in all cells and tissues in our body. It is essential in maintaining normal body function by making useful hormones,

A Senior’s Best Way to Start Exercising Without Feeling Like A Dread!

"Exercises for the Elderly: Never Too Late to Start!" by National Health Group, 22 Jul 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults According to researchers, half an hour of light exercise, six days a week is all that is needed for an elderly person to reduce their chances of mortality by more than 40 per cent. This was the conclusion drawn after a 12-year Norwegian study of 6,000 men aged 73 and above. Those who took a brisk walk daily reduced their mortality rate by almost half compared to the sedentary group. Regular exercise reduces the risk

You’ll Be Sorry if You Miss This 6 Secrets to Ageing Gracefully!

"Healthy Ageing Tips to Ageing Gracefully" by Health Promotion Board, 28 Dec 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Healthy Ageing is Ageing Gracefully Ageing is a journey that is better shared, and sharing the golden moments with the people around you is priceless. From reminiscing about the good old times to catching up on the years in-between, there are parts of one’s life that family and friends can relate. Carving time out to socialise is important for one’s mental well-being, at any age. For older adults, staying connected with friends and family and engaging fully in life through social activities are key

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