Wellness Tips


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How to Protect Yourself from Covid-19 at the Gym, Pool or Health Club

Should you still go to the gym in the middle of the Covid 19 outbreak? How high is the risk of transmission from yoga mats, exercise equipment or group classes? Should you cancel your tennis game or stop your morning laps at your condo pool? Here’s what you need about Corona virus safety and your […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Hand Sanitizers During Covid-19

Raise your (germ-free) hands if you’ve stocked up on hand sanitizers after the Corona Virus outbreak. Hand sanitizer sales have skyrocketed, and it’s even gone out of stock. CNBC reported that some supermarkets even had to limit the number of bottles per shopper. But hand sanitizers aren’t the best way to fight germs. “Alcohol-based hand […]

10 Healthy Alternatives to White Rice and the Best Way to Cook Them

Go on any diet, and the first thing they’ll tell you is to cut down on carbs, like white rice. But for Asians, rice is life! Think about it: Singapore’s national dish is Hainanese Chicken Rice. We can’t give up on grains completely. So what are some delicious alternatives to white rice, and what’s the […]

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Self-Care Gadgets for Chronic Worriers: Turn off Your Brain and Relax

Do you always get headaches? Do you have trouble sleeping, and toss and turn for hours because your mind won’t “turn off” even if you’re exhausted? Are you cranky and easily frustrated? These are early signs of burnout. Burnout: The Silent Disease “Burnout is one of those road hazards in life that high-achievers really should keep […]

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Keep in Your Pantry: 9 Food That Can Help Ease an Upset Stomach

An upset stomach can hit anyone, anytime. It can be triggered by stress, a heavy or very oily meal, a virus. Sometimes it happens for no reason at all — your stomach feels off, and you feel gassy, uncomfortable and miserable. Taking an anti-diarrhea pill won’t actually help, because sometimes you just need to let […]

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Why Friends (And Girls Night Outs) Are Good For Your Health

Single this Valentine’s? That’s fine. A girl doesn’t need a guy to be happy and healthy — she just needs really good friends. Research shows that having really close friends and regularly meeting with up can actually improve your health and well-being. Friends can help you live longer — and get sick less Did you […]

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Always Working in front of a Computer? Start these Healthy Habits, now!

Office workers, we need to talk. We spend 8 hours a day hunched in front of computers. While emails and Excel sheets may not count as “hazardous objects” the time we spend in front of screens (and hunched in our desks) can hurt our health. Here’s what we need to know — and more importantly, […]

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CNY Goodies Calories: A Cheat Sheet for Smarter Snacking

Hello, Chinese New Year – and unfortunately the calories in Chinese New Year snacks. That little plate of cookies and mini spring rolls can easily add up to over a thousand calories. Add those second servings, multiply with the number of homes you visit, and the wine to toast to New Year and… well, it’s […]

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What (and How) to Eat Before Any Kind of Workout

Should you eat before a workout, or is it better to go there on an empty stomach? What are the best snacks to have for a workout? How much should you eat, and how long should you wait after your meal? Experts answer all your questions about pre-workout snacks! Why you need to eat before […]

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Best Holiday Gifts for Fitness Buffs — for Every Budget!

These fitness accessories aren’t just for show. They help you burn more calories, watch your stats, track your progress and improve your performance. Get them for yourself — or for a loved one who’s really serious about levelling up their workouts in the new year! Samsung Galaxy Watch Active Buy it now: $298, Amazon SG […]