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Heliocare: oral sun protection from inside out

heliocare Heliocare: oral sun protection from inside out

I bought the Heliocare Oral recently because I thought it might be a good idea to get extra protection from the oppressive sun rays these days.  Since I only apply my sunscreen in the morning and can’t apply another layer of sunscreen in the middle of the day, these oral capsules offer me peace of mind when I have to walk under the hot sun without any form of shading. 

Goodness from multivitamins & multiminerals

centrum multi vitamins minerals supplement Goodness from multivitamins & multiminerals

Did any one of you attend the Glow Workshop organized by Watsons last Saturday? Well, I did! And since attending the workshop, I’ve been taking Centrum, a multimineral and multivitamin formula oral supplement.

Difference between vitamins and minerals
Well, it came in the goodie bag from the workshop and after listening to the talk by Dr Alvin Wong from SKN Medi Asethetics, I realized that there is a difference between vitamins and minerals. Although I’ve been paying a bit more attention to my diet, but according to Dr Wong, it’s still important to take a balanced supplement.

White rice & bread are bad skin foods

285069 7132 White rice & bread are bad skin foods

If you have read the copy of Mind Your Body from The Straits Times yesterday, you may have chanced upon the article “You are what you eat.” The article was two pages long and it covered the foods that age us and the foods that keep us young.

According to the writer, the foods that age us include:
- carbonated drinks
- sausages
- coffee
- potato chips and fries
- sugary pastries
- red meat
- white rice and white bread

Drinking green tea promotes slimming?

green tea Drinking green tea promotes slimming?

image credit: Honjien

It looks like my slimming down over these few months could have been a result of drinking green tea almost every other day. I had initially thought that my weight loss was due to eating pineapples but it may not be entirely due to that.

Many of you are probably aware that green tea is particularly rich in a type of polyphenols called catechins and it is these catechins that researchers say may trigger weight loss by stimulating the body to burn calories and decreasing body fat.