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  1. What's best in the long run

    Posted Jun 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Rachel Jacqueline After trying a range of sports nutrition products, here are my favourites: Gel: Gu Roctane Gel in Blueberry Pomegranate, HK$20, Escapade Sports (www.escapade.com.hk) This quite thick gel stands out for its yummy flavours and added amino ...

  2. When it comes to vitamin pills, some people just don't know when to pop

    Posted Dec 20th 2011, 12:00am

    ... According to a recent report by the Australian Trade Commission, the vitamin and dietary supplement industry in Hong Kong was worth HK$3.2 billion last year, with combination dietary supplements ... take a vitamin C supplement to counteract the damage that's been caused to your body. It's a common belief that the more dietary supplements you consume, the more you get out of them. ...

  3. Nutrition 4 you

    Posted Apr 29th 2007, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... attitude towards vitamins and minerals: she prefers to meet her daily requirements by eating a variety of foods rather than swallowing a dietary supplement every day. She's one of a minority though. According to a Euromonitor report in 2004, Hong Kong consumers spent US$92 million on vitamins and dietary supplements in 2003. Nearly half of this amount was spent on multivitamins, ...

  4. Fibre: the wonder food

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... organisations suggest that adults should eat between 20-35grams of fibre a day. But most Asians eat much less than this. A dietary survey conducted in Singapore in 1983 showed that most adults eat only ... Primrose supplements. Doesn't usually eat anything- sometimes take an apple, orange or cookies to school Lunch: School canteen: salmon sandwich, salmon Caesar salad or vegetable bean wrap; ...

  5. Five healthy food groups

    Posted Dec 05th 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Balwinder asks: What do I need in a healthy diet? Wynnie says: Healthy eating is all about enjoying a variety of foods and not about forcing yourself to eat bland, tasteless or boring foods. Anything can be eaten as part of a healthy diet. The ...

  6. Cancer patients told to boil herbs after fungus found in stool

    Posted Mar 13th 2010, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee Cancer patients are being warned against consuming uncooked Chinese medicine after a University of Hong Kong medical team found a potentially fatal fungus in a patient and his herbal powder. The 54-year-old patient, suffering from a blood disease ...

  7. Green goodness

    Posted Jan 15th 2010, 12:00am by Wynnie Chan

    ... Wynnie Chan Good things usually come in small packages, this is particularly true for broccoli. It has been hailed as a super-food by health organisations around the world. We know veggies are good for us but why broccoli? We all remember being coaxed to ...

  8. Medi watch

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Immune system contains cancer cures Researchers have made a series of breakthroughs in developing new forms of cancer treatment using the body's own immune system, as reported at a recent conference in Florida. Such experimental vaccines have shown e ...

  9. Medi watch

    Posted Mar 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Jerome Watson

    ... 50 to 70 when the programme began in the mid-1990s. The link appears to be stronger with calcium-rich foods than supplements. More than 10 per cent of those studied developed cancer- ...

  10. Natural products australian style

    Posted Oct 26th 2007, 12:00am by Reggie Ho

    ... Chinese herbal products and had little to do with Australia, but in recent years it has become a pioneer in Australian health supplements and skin-care products. 'Customers asked us for food supplements, so we started sourcing from the US and Canada. Then customers said they wanted products from Australia and New Zealand as they felt that these products were more natural,' Choy ...




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