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Does Your Mattress Have Your Back?

posted on August 18th, 2015 ·


A good night’s sleep is so essential for your health and well being. It is so difficult to sleep well on a poor quality mattress. When it comes to protecting your back and getting a good night’s sleep, the mattress that you choose is key. A poor mattress can have a negative impact on the health of your back and spine. (more…)

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Why Mother Should Breastfeed Baby Instead Of Relying Purely on Formula Milk

posted on March 28th, 2015 ·


When my wife was pregnant, we have decided to let our first baby to go on breast milk.  Though my wife did not have enough milk for the baby’s need and we have to do mixed feeding with infant milk, I will still think breast feeding should be the first choice for babies.  I have spent some time doing research on the net on the good and bad about breast feeding and here is what I have compiled.

Advantages of Breast Feeding – Top 12 Benefits

  1. Breast milk contains many nutrients. The nutrients in the breast milk change over time automatically to provide what the baby needs.  It has antibodies that help protect your baby from infections.   If the baby is born pre-term, breasts milk will have a different composition, specifically suited for a premature infant. In fact, for premature babies, breast milk can make the difference in life and death. (more…)

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What is Weight-To-Hip ratio (WHR)?

posted on July 29th, 2014 ·


I have mentioned about Body Mass Index (BMI) and Body Fat figures.

That is another figure that you may be interested to find out. It is the Weight-To-Hip ratio (WHR). WHR is the ratio of the circumference of the waist to that of the hips. It measures the proportion by which fat is distributed around the torso.

Why bother to know this ratio? What is the big fuss about it? (more…)

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How Not To Slip From Your Yoga Mat

posted on July 17th, 2014 ·

If you often slip from your yoga poses, check out this article for the top 5 tips to prevent the slipping:

Yoga mat is used to prevent you from slipping out while you are practicing the various poses, especially when sweat may build up on hands and feet.  However, after using your new yoga mat for the first time, you may wonder your new shiny clean mat is not as good as the well worn version provided by your gym or your old mat.  I mean, you realized that you slipped easily on your mat.   Here are few tips on how to take care of your mat: (more…)

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Overweight People May More Likely To Have Bad Breath

posted on May 24th, 2014 ·


Bad breath is often caused by the foods we eat, such as garlic and onions. These aromatic substances are absorbed into our bloodstream and exhaled through the lungs as smelly breath odors. Not forget to mention tobacco too which cause foul mouth odors.

However, according to a research done by Tel Aviv University, there may be a direct link between obesity and bad breath. The more overweight one person is, the more likely he or she will have bad breath. The professor claimed that this finding should hold for the general public. Unfortunately, he is still finding the scientific evidence as to why this is the case. Source.

So, overweight people have another good reason to watch their diet, workout in gym and shed the fat. Also, next time when your friend is telling you have a bad breath, the cause may not be caused only by the food you eat, weigh yourself also to see whether you are overweight.



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Abs Workout (12) – Cable Kneeling Crunch

posted on May 3rd, 2014 ·



  1. Locate the high cable pulley.  The pulley should be at a high position.  Attach a rope handle or pulley handles or a small V bar.  I prefer the rope as it gives  more natural grip.
  2. If you are a beginner, start with light weight.
  3. Kneel down on the floor.  Your upper legs should be perpendicular to the floor.  Your torso is almost parallel to the floor.  Your back is slightly arched.
  4. (more…)

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