Control Your Gout

Control Your Gout

Written by Ooi Jong Joo WHAT IS GOUT? Gout is a common inflammatory arthritis which happened in some people with high uric acid level. During acute attack, patient will suffer from intense pain, inflammation and swelling at the joint. The symptoms of gout are due to...
Sarcopenia Symptom and Way to Treat It

Sarcopenia Symptom and Way to Treat It

Written by Yi Wen Tan WHAT IS SARCOPENIA? Sarcopenia is understood as an age-related loss of muscle mass, muscle strength, and physical function. The decrease of muscle leads to reduction in a person’s strength. As a result, it affects a person’s ability to...
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)

Written by Ms. Madeline OVERVIEW OF URINARY TRACT INFECTION Mustafa et al found that 9.6% of hospitalized patients in Sabah General Hospital had urinary tract infection, which is similar to prevalence reported by other countries. Our urinary system involves kidneys,...
Facts About Fiber That You Need to Know

Facts About Fiber That You Need to Know

Written by Atiqah Jasin, Marketing Executive WHAT IS FIBER? Dietary fiber is a plant-based nutrient that is sometimes called roughage or bulk. It is a type of carbohydrate but, unlike other carbs, it cannot be broken down into digestible sugar molecules. Therefore,...
Top 10 Foods For Carotenoids

Top 10 Foods For Carotenoids

Written by Atiqah Jasin, Marketing Executive WHAT IS CAROTENOIDS? Carotenoids are a large category of 650 different red, orange, yellow, and green pigments found in plants. In fact, when leaves shift from green to red-orange to yellow in the fall, it’s due to the...
Constipated? Avoid These 9 Type of Foods

Constipated? Avoid These 9 Type of Foods

Written by Atiqah Jasin, Marketing Executive CONSTIPATION Constipation is a common complaint that often results from the diet and lifestyle. The medical community defines constipation as a reduction in bowel movements or difficulty passing stools. People who are...