Hong Kong’s Consumer Council revealed yesterday that eating too many chips and French fries may carry hidden health risks. The watchdog’s study tested 39 samples of pre-packaged and freshly fried potato snacks from restaurants and found that 30% of the 39 samples contained levels of a cancer-causing agent called acrylamide which exceeded EU standards. OutContinue reading “Hidden health risk of junk food snacks”
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Are you eating these top healthful foods?
Healthful foods make you feel great and give you energy, improving your health and boosting your mood. A healthful diet generally includes a variety of fruits and vegetables of many colors, whole grains, good fats, and lean protein. Below are the top foods considered to be the most healthy (in no particular order), according toContinue reading “Are you eating these top healthful foods?”
The walnut: best nut for your heart!
Walnuts are apparently the best nuts to prevent heart disease, according to the latest research presented at the 241st national meeting of the American Chemical Society in Anaheim, California. Eating seven walnuts a day could also help cut the risk of some cancers and type 2 diabetes. Containing antioxidants up to 15 times more potentContinue reading “The walnut: best nut for your heart!”
Be flight-smart this holiday season!
This article is especially dedicated to my patients who fly into Hong Kong for the day just to come see me. Your commitment to your health is commendable and I am honoured to be a part of your journey toward better health. Traveling this holiday season? Or just a frequent flyer? The following tips will help you stay healthyContinue reading “Be flight-smart this holiday season!”