Feb 19

Is there a best time to sleep? There is a saying that sleeping early and waking up early is good for your health. How true is that? Is it alright to sleep late and wake up late?

You actually has an amazing biological clock ticking inside your body. It is very precise. It helps to regulate your various body functions including your sleeping time.

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Feb 17

Do you have acidic body condition? What causes acidic body? And how to choose your diet to prevent acidic body?

Your blood pH level is 7.4 which is slightly alkaline based. Your body will automatically maintain this pH level to ensure proper body functions. But if you take in too much acidic food, your blood tends to become more acidic.

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Feb 13
From cow to soy milk - From owl to bear

From cow milk to soy milk - From owl to bear

Yesterday, I bought a new infant formula for our baby – the Isomil soy milk from Abbott. I’ve long known the disadvantages of cow’s milk. But only yesterday I made the change. Before this, I didn’t even know soy based infant formula exists.

You see, our baby started taking Enfalac A+ from the very first day at maternity center. Since everything was fine, we had the tendency to continue feeding him with this cow’s milk.

But attending Dr Lee health talk last Sunday reminded me again of cow’s milk disadvantages. He thoroughly explained cow’s milk and breast milk comparison. Here is the summary:

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Jan 26

Dental teeth cleaning is a process where your dentist will remove unwanted residual on your teeth including tartar and coffee stain. This cleaning process is more thorough compared to just brushing or flossing your teeth.

You may know you should clean your teeth once every 6 months. But why this is important?

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Jan 25

For 28 years, I didn’t floss my teeth. I just brush it twice a day. I knew about dental floss. And I’ve tried it once or twice but I was afraid my gum will bleed.

Few years ago, I went to a dentist in my hometown for teeth cleaning. I had never visited this dental clinic before. It was recommended by my girl friend who is now my wife.

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Jan 25

Do you have silver dental filling in your mouth? If yes, here is what you need to know about it. The silver filling uses amalgam and about half of it consists of mercury.

Mercury is a dangerous neurotoxin which means it poisons your nerve.  Too much mercury in your body causes birth defect and other mental disorders. And injecting tiny amount of mercury in your blood stream is enough to kill you.

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Jan 24

My previous post on brushing teeth reminded me of my wife’s root canal treatment. If you have never heard of root canal, it’s a dental treatment for preserving decayed tooth.

Usually, dentist will do dental filling for your slightly decayed tooth. And if your tooth is seriously decayed, dentist will take it out. And you will have one tooth less.

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