CPR stands for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. It is an emergency lifesaving skill that can rescue cardiac arrest victims. Immediate application of CPR and AED (automated external defibrillator) can increase a cardiac arrest casualty’s survival rate by up to 50%.
Gathering around a pot of bubbling broth and a wide array of ingredients is one of the most popular ways of celebrating the Lunar New Year for Chinese families, not just because a steamboat meal is easy to prepare but also a symbol of family reunion.
Eat this, not that. This food is better than that. Bet you have come across many food and nutrition beliefs or claims, which may confuse you. Let our nutritionist clarify some common food myths before you fall victim to food fads purported to be “healthy” or make another diet choice that could do more harm than good!
It is a time of good cheer, relaxation and celebration, but with the stress from spring cleaning, choosing the right gifts, excessive drinking and feasting, Christmas and New Year can be hard on your heart. Learn the risk factors and triggers of a heart attack and take steps to prevent one from striking this holiday and beyond.
It is no question that the air fryer has become a staple household appliance, second only to a rice cooker. With promises to turn your favourite guilty snacks into healthier treats at unrivalled convenience, it begets the question: Are air-fried foods really healthier?
Article contributed by Ms Koh Pei Ling, Senior Dietitian at Admiralty Medical Centre.
Most Singaporeans enjoy durian and savour them, while some will fork out a large sum of money just to purchase them. When I close my eyes and conjure up the image of a ‘Mao Shan Wang’ otherwise known as the ‘King’ – a premium breed of durian, my mouth waters.
But reality check – if one is diagnosed with diabetes, does it mean the end of this treat for him?
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