eating kefir

What is Kefir and How to Eat it?

Before we even go into what kefir is, let us look at fermented foods and their importance regarding the health of our guts. Fermented foods range from kimchi, sauerkraut, yoghurt, kombucha and of course, kefir. The Microbiome The Biological Door – the gut functions beyond its primary function of digestion and absorption, it protects us against autoimmune
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cravings

5 Reasons Why We have Cravings and How to Manage Them

Are you having trouble with healthy eating because you have uncontrollable cravings for junk food all the time? Perhaps, you are reaching for snacks during times of stress or just before bed time… Here are the most common possible reasons for your cravings and a few extra ideas on how to manage them. Dehydration Most
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child's sleep

5 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Sleep

As parents, we’re well aware of the importance of sleep in a child’s development. On a smaller scale, we also notice how on edge and whiny they can get when they don’t sleep enough. It is, therefore, our job to provide them with enough quality sleep, and there are things we can do to make
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Benefits of Massaging Your Baby

In many South Asian countries, it is standard practise to massage an infant and the new mother. It’s been a well-established fact for centuries that massaging the infant has a number of health benefits. However, what has always been up for debate is which benefits are greater – whether it’s mineral oil or virgin coconut
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Jal Yoga Founder

Discovering the Essence of Yoga with Jal Yoga’s Founder

Jal Yoga officially opened its doors in Singapore in late January to bring practitioners of yoga, Pilates and barre to new levels of authenticity and realisation. Nestled in the lush greenery at Alexandra, the brand new studio mixes state-of-the-art facilities with thoughtfully designed space to give their clients a beautiful space to contemplate, relax and
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hormonal balance

7 Sacred Herbs And Foods For Optimising Your Hormonal Balance

Hormones play a vital part in the human body, even though it is often overlooked by individuals. Without hormones, our bodies would not function normally. There is quite a large number of different hormones in the body, each playing their own essential role in maintaining certain features or functions of the body. Some hormones affect
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anti-aging yoga

Anti-Aging Yoga with Mookaite Jasper

I don’t think anyone like the effects of aging on the body. While age does affect you in various ways, there’s a lot you can do to limit the impact on your body. A new study has confirmed the link of regular yoga practice to an increase in two key substances linked to youth and
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energetic

How to Feel More Energised

It seems like more and more people are complaining about fatigue or wanting to feel more energetic. This is mostly because of our busy lifestyles which lead to poor sleep quality, insufficient rest, bad eating habits or lack of physical exercise. It doesn’t help that with aging, one’s metabolism dips and this also affects how
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japanese yoga

Japanese Yoga & Sushi (Botanic Gardens)

Singapore’s first ever Shinshin Tōitsu-dō (心身統一道) Edition! This special edition of Yoga is joined by special guest yoga instructor, Makiko Deguchi, who will be infusing a Japanese form of yoga known as Shinshin-tōitsu-dō into the Hatha practice session. Aiming to strengthen the bodies and minds of practitioners, this Japanese yoga demonstration will help reveal your
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The Importance of Self-Love as Told by Famous Actresses

Everyone is affected by the subject of body shame and how difficult it is to accept our bodies. Today we’ll look at two people you’d normally wouldn’t expect to go through this and also what you can do to get closer to accepting yourself.

travelling

How to Stay Fit while Travelling for Work

It isn’t easy staying fit even if you have a nine to five job and are able to organise your free time. Things tend to get a lot more complicated when you have to travel for work. Even for the most experienced travellers the whole journey can be quite unpredictable and stressful. You are limited
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kundalini yoga

Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Workshop

Living from your Heart – Kundalini Yoga & Meditation workshop There is a great Chinese Proverb that says, “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” How will your life be like if you begin living from your heart and do what felt best for you?
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floatfit

Try Floatfit HIIT On Water! (SAFRA Tampines)

Join the latest fitness craze in Singapore by Skyline Aqua – HIIT on water! Using water to transform fitness! These low impact classes give a fun full body workout including burpees, lunges, squats, aquaclimbers, v-sits…. 30-minute HIIT workout on water! FloatFit HIIT, high-intensity low impact, cross training, cross training workout …all on water using the
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Pilates Mat Class (Boat Quay)

Get ready to challenge your core in this power-packed pilates mat class! Remember, the core is not just about your abdominal muscles, it’s also about your back, pelvic floor and hips. Through this class, you will learn how to develop proper technique with the pilates method, so that you can re-train your body to move
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sunset yoga

Sunset Yoga & Movie by the Ocean

There’s nothing better than yoga grounded in nature in one of the most beautiful vistas in Singapore. By the OCEAN at Sentosa, that is, where each class ends with deep relaxation in savasana, the hypnotic sounds of the waves and wind, and a healing ion wash from the ocean. And as everything becomes GOLDEN with
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7 Ways to Lose Weight with Your Bike

Cycling is awesome. It is fun, dynamic and extremely healthy. Are you looking to shed some belly fat? You have an extra bit on the side and you’d like to get rid of it? Why not cycle? There’s really nothing about cycling that you won’t like. On top of that, it is good for you
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japanese yoga

Japanese Yoga & Sushi (Botanic Gardens)

Singapore’s first ever Shinshin Tōitsu-dō (心身統一道) Edition! This special edition of Yoga is joined by special guest yoga instructor, Makiko Deguchi, who will be infusing a Japanese form of yoga known as Shinshin-tōitsu-dō into the Hatha practice session. Aiming to strengthen the bodies and minds of practitioners, this Japanese yoga demonstration will help reveal your
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fitness boot camp

Fitness Boot Camp in the Park

Trying to kick start your fitness journey? Come and join us every Saturday for our fitness boot camp! This is a fantastic way to start losing fats and improve your overall fitness while having fun with fellow exercise buddies. Rapid-fire sequences of movements are designed to get you into shape while working out in a
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common cold

5 Cures for the Common Cold

For those in temperate countries, autumn is upon us and we have both rain and shine.  The recent erratic weather in Singapore has also meant that the common cold is prevalent.  Inconvenient as it may be, the common cold usually takes a week to 10 days to clear. Often the culprit is a rhinovirus spread
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beer yoga

Beer Yoga Carnival (Suntec City)

  An hour of Warrior Flow BEER Yoga with lots of Beer Salutations, accompanied by FREE-TO-PLAY Carnival Games after the class. Warrior Flow + Cold Beer + FREE FLOW of Chips + GIANT LIFE-SIZED Beer Pong! The huge trend from London has finally arrived in Singapore! BEER-YOGA! There’s nothing like putting down an icy cold
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prebiotic

World’s First Prebiotic Honey

Australia-based Capilano Honey is setting the industry abuzz with the launch of the world’s first clinically-tested honey with naturally occurring prebiotics, Beeotic®. Hitting shelves from today, Beeotic® is the result of extensive research and a world-first clinical study conducted through the University of New South Wales (UNSW) to identify the widely recognised, but until now
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mindful eating

Where Did My Cookie Go? 5 Steps to Mindful Eating

“I’m really looking forward to that home made cookie at lunch time!” you think to yourself as you get to work. At last,  it’s break time after a busy morning. Woop! You grab your treat and take a bite. It tastes soooo good. Savouring the moment you take another. Also delicious. Then another. You then glance
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health hacks

5 Health Hacks for the Holidays

It’s time for a holiday. As healthy as we may be on a day to day basis, time away always presents unlimited opportunities for falling off the wagon . If you’re usually super healthy and disciplined, this can lead to a downward spiral of over consumption and negative self talk. Remember – you are on
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pregnancy

7 Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

Staying fit and healthy during pregnancy is an important and very challenging task. Every woman gets the urge to start eating whatever her body is craving, and skipping daily workout routines starts being more and more tempting. Fortunately, incorporating some exercise into your daily routine shouldn’t be much of a problem if you’re determined to
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beer yoga

Beer Yoga On Rooftop Pool Deck

The huge trend from London has finally arrived in Singapore! BEER-YOGA! There’s nothing like putting down an icy cold beer. Except, of course, achieving a higher state of being and eventual transcendence of the Self through the practice of yoga. But what if you could do both, at the same time? BeerYoga is the marriage
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Healthy Minds Makes an Effort to Improve Mental Health Treatment in the UK

We’re in the year for Depression Awareness and with so many events that make us question the way we look at mental health, just how should we change the way we deal with it? An up and coming organization in Britain may have the answer for that.

health issues

7 Health Issues Women Face in Their 40s

Women in their 40s leave big shoes for 20 year olds to fill with their strong confidence and lush beauty. However, the 40s are a transitional period for women from adulthood to middle-age that often brings the first signs of certain health problems. Fortunately, this is a period when numerous health issues can be caught
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workouts

7 Cardio Workouts for Burning Calories

Achieving your ideal body weight can be quite challenging, especially if your genes are holding you back. However, your genes are only a single factor that affects your body weight and shape. In fact, a proper diet and regular exercise are two external factors that can help you stand up to your genes and have
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beer yoga

BEER YOGA – Happy Hour Edition (2 to Go @ $45)

Special Beer Yoga Happy Hour – Bring a friend and enjoy a buddy price @ $45 for 2 pax (Usual: $28/pax). The huge trend from London has finally arrived in Singapore! BEER-YOGA! There’s nothing like putting down an icy cold beer. Except, of course, achieving a higher state of being and eventual transcendence of the
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fitness boot camp

July Fitness Boot Camp Special

For the month of July, you have the chance to lock in a special rate for our Fitness Boot Camp with Personal Trainer, Joel Quek. Instead of S$60 per month, you now get to enjoy our special promotional rate of S$40 per month! This entitles you access to all the Saturday boot camps and this
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menopause

Symptoms of Menopause – Did you make this mistake?

Menopause marks the end of menstrual cycles. It’s part of being a woman but experiences can vary greatly. What has been your experience?  For me, it turned out to be a non-event and a mis-diagnosis. Having female friends and through my mother, I was aware of some symptoms of menopause. In my mother’s case, I
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great singapore sale

5 Awesome Sites to Check Out this GSS

The Great Singapore Sale (GSS for short) has started and that means that a lot of stores will be shelling out discounts and products for every shopper to enjoy. While the city is buzzing with tourists and citizens going out to try and get the best deals possible, we ourselves have decided to make our
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