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Five of the healthiest cooking oils, and how they give your body a boost

The health benefits of cooking oils can be a complicated subject: some are better at lowering cholesterol while others might become ‘bad fats’ when exposed to high heat. We list our top five, based on input from food experts

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

The health benefits of cooking oils can be a complicated subject: some are better at lowering cholesterol while others might become ‘bad fats’ when exposed to high heat. We list our top five, based on input from food experts

Five of the healthiest cooking oils, and how they give your body a boost
Emotional eating: why we shouldn’t comfort or reward children with sweets and snacks

Many parents have used food to comfort or calm children at some point, but new research confirms that it’s a short-term fix that can have long-term negative consequences

5 Jun 2017 - 5:23PM

Many parents have used food to comfort or calm children at some point, but new research confirms that it’s a short-term fix that can have long-term negative consequences

Emotional eating: why we shouldn’t comfort or reward children with sweets and snacks
Why polluted Hong Kong needs a better programme to deal with asthma awareness and control

There are between 300,000 an 400,000 asthmatics in Hong Kong and the disease is becoming more prevalent every year. Proper diagnosis and treatment would help relieve suffering and save lives

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

There are between 300,000 an 400,000 asthmatics in Hong Kong and the disease is becoming more prevalent every year. Proper diagnosis and treatment would help relieve suffering and save lives

Why polluted Hong Kong needs a better programme to deal with asthma awareness and control
The world’s growing allergy problem, how to find out if you have one and what do if it’s a food allergy

World Allergy Week marked with workshops and a patient sharing session in Hong Kong, as doctors explain the risk of developing allergies and how early diagnosis in babies can reduce the problem

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

World Allergy Week marked with workshops and a patient sharing session in Hong Kong, as doctors explain the risk of developing allergies and how early diagnosis in babies can reduce the problem

The world’s growing allergy problem, how to find out if you have one and what do if it’s a food allergy
Why eating mushrooms is good for your brain – they may ward off effects of Alzheimer’s disease

Studies show mushrooms can adjust the body’s immune response and boost brain cells, but Hong Kong experts warn some contain toxins; seven varieties to add to your diet for better health

20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM

Studies show mushrooms can adjust the body’s immune response and boost brain cells, but Hong Kong experts warn some contain toxins; seven varieties to add to your diet for better health

Why eating mushrooms is good for your brain – they may ward off effects of Alzheimer’s disease
When to keep sick children away from school: what Hong Kong parents and doctors say

Parents often have to make a judgment call about whether a kid is sick enough to be kept at home. A paediatrician explains the factors to weigh up, including whether they’ll infect classmates and teachers

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM

Parents often have to make a judgment call about whether a kid is sick enough to be kept at home. A paediatrician explains the factors to weigh up, including whether they’ll infect classmates and teachers

When to keep sick children away from school: what Hong Kong parents and doctors say
The 10 best nuts to eat, why they’re so good for you, and alternative super foods if you’re allergic

How consuming a handful of nuts daily can help stave off a raft of illnesses, including heart disease and chronic inflammation, without sacrificing your waistline

24 Jan 2017 - 9:59AM

How consuming a handful of nuts daily can help stave off a raft of illnesses, including heart disease and chronic inflammation, without sacrificing your waistline

The 10 best nuts to eat, why they’re so good for you, and alternative super foods if you’re allergic
Apricot kernels shouldn’t be used as a natural treatment for cancer

Known as xing ren in traditional Chinese medicine, apricot kernels have been used in the past to treat lung problems, constipation and cancer

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM

Known as xing ren in traditional Chinese medicine, apricot kernels have been used in the past to treat lung problems, constipation and cancer

Apricot kernels shouldn’t be used as a natural treatment for cancer
Can low levels of vitamin D cause depression? Doctors not yet sure, but research shows a connection

Feeling down? You might be lacking vitamin D. Emerging research is showing the role the vitamin plays in our heads. See five things to eat to raise your levels of the ‘sunshine vitamin’, and other ways to get some

20 Jul 2018 - 8:46PM

Feeling down? You might be lacking vitamin D. Emerging research is showing the role the vitamin plays in our heads. See five things to eat to raise your levels of the ‘sunshine vitamin’, and other ways to get some

Can low levels of vitamin D cause depression? Doctors not yet sure, but research shows a connection
Should pregnant women get the flu shot? What research tells us

Research shows that the vaccine is safe for healthy pregnant women and their fetuses and protects a newborn for the first few months of life

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Research shows that the vaccine is safe for healthy pregnant women and their fetuses and protects a newborn for the first few months of life

Should pregnant women get the flu shot? What research tells us
Herbal relaxation drinks: we sort truth from hype about trendy brews marketed to stressed-out Hongkongers

Producers push the ‘all natural’ calming qualities of a range of herbal drinks, but experts say there is little science to back up the claims about their therapeutic effects

6 Dec 2016 - 9:00AM

Producers push the ‘all natural’ calming qualities of a range of herbal drinks, but experts say there is little science to back up the claims about their therapeutic effects

Herbal relaxation drinks: we sort truth from hype about trendy brews marketed to stressed-out Hongkongers
Why arthritis sufferers need not fear nightshades in diet

The health benefits of fruit and vegetables such as tomatoes, goji berries, eggplants and potatoes far outweigh the risk of inflammation

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The health benefits of fruit and vegetables such as tomatoes, goji berries, eggplants and potatoes far outweigh the risk of inflammation

Why arthritis sufferers need not fear nightshades in diet
Hong Kong plays part in disabled-clothing design revolution

Adaptive clothing for the disabled is taking off in a big way, changing the lives of disabled people, and a Hong Kong design centre is doing its bit to make dressing, sport and daily life a little easier for the physically challenged

12 Sep 2016 - 7:31PM

Adaptive clothing for the disabled is taking off in a big way, changing the lives of disabled people, and a Hong Kong design centre is doing its bit to make dressing, sport and daily life a little easier for the physically challenged

Hong Kong plays part in disabled-clothing design revolution
Could copper be the new fat burner? The foods you should eat to get your daily dose

It’s one of the essential dietary minerals, vital to healthy bones, preventing anaemia and energy production. Now a clinical study shows copper also plays an integral role in the metabolism of fat

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

It’s one of the essential dietary minerals, vital to healthy bones, preventing anaemia and energy production. Now a clinical study shows copper also plays an integral role in the metabolism of fat

Could copper be the new fat burner? The foods you should eat to get your daily dose
Turmeric: the wonder food that should be every Hongkonger’s cup of tea

The yellow root from South Asia is a well known ingredient in curries and Middle Eastern dishes and has a large number of health benefits

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

The yellow root from South Asia is a well known ingredient in curries and Middle Eastern dishes and has a large number of health benefits

Turmeric: the wonder food that should be every Hongkonger’s cup of tea
8 pulses you should be eating, why they’re good for you and how to cook them

Pulses such as kidney beans, broad beans, lentils and chickpeas are good for us because they reduce cholesterol, prevent heart disease and contribute to healthy bones and teeth

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM

Pulses such as kidney beans, broad beans, lentils and chickpeas are good for us because they reduce cholesterol, prevent heart disease and contribute to healthy bones and teeth

8 pulses you should be eating, why they’re good for you and how to cook them
What to eat and drink on a long-haul flight - and what to avoid
Superfood fight: which of these 12 foods is best for your health?

Is quinoa or brown rice better? How about strawberries vs blueberries, or Greek yogurt vs. regular yogurt. We have the answers

25 Aug 2015 - 2:16PM

Is quinoa or brown rice better? How about strawberries vs blueberries, or Greek yogurt vs. regular yogurt. We have the answers

Superfood fight: which of these 12 foods is best for your health?
Osteoarthritis: new diagnostic test may help detect it earlier
Bedbugs: scientists are close to winning the war

Scientists are close to developing a trap to lure the household pests - using compounds found in the insects' dung.

9 Feb 2015 - 6:04AM

Scientists are close to developing a trap to lure the household pests - using compounds found in the insects' dung.

Bedbugs: scientists are close to winning the war
Dengue fever scare for Hong Kong family highlights rising risk from disease
Power to heal:  'microcurrent' therapy on trial
Beware the negative effects of too much screen time for children
Even sugar-free soft drinks erode children's teeth
Gout is on the rise but sufferers can do more to manage the condition
Lifelong drug therapy the key to coping with Marfan syndrome
Gerontology counselling lends an ear to the aged
Tooth whitening is a popular procedure, but it can be harmful
Lab-grown meat could prove a substitute for the real thing
Shorts: Sally Gardner and dyslexia