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16 Feb 2020

How The Gut Affects The Entire Body

A Simple illustration on how our gut can affect our whole body.
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09 Feb 2020

What doctors in Wuhan have gathered so far on Coronovirus. Immunity.

Doctors on the front lines take on the greatest risk and best understand the situation. Dr Peng Zhiyong, director of acute medicine at the Wuhan University South Central Hospital, is one of those doctors. In an...
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03 Feb 2020

What steps can you take to continue with your travel plans? - ST...

"For me, the first line of defence is having a healthy lifestyle and good immunity before setting foot outside the country," said Ms Lee.
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01 Feb 2020

What is CoronaVirus, How does it affect you and what can you do to...

A Brief summary on a radio interview 91.3fm with Dr Leong Hoe Nam, an infectious disease specialist, talking to Mark van Cuylenburg and Glen Ong.
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28 Jan 2020

Growth and Survival in the Gut

Bifidobacteria and lactobacilli are purportedly beneficial to human health and are called probiotics. Their survival during passage through the human gut, when administered, has been investigated intensely in recent...
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20 Jan 2020

Wondered how long your gut is?

Your gut is almost as long as a double decker bus in length! That is a whooping 6.5m - 7.0m!
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19 Jan 2020

Minimize STRESS at work in 2020

Stress. It’s a struggle for all of us at one time or another, but did you know that recurrent stress — the heightened sense of urgency, anxiety, fear, or even adrenaline that is often present in our fast-paced, modern...
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15 Jan 2020

Stomach Bloating - How to ease it?

You know you’ve overeaten when you’re feeling as bloated...we hate the bloated feeling but what causes it and what can we do to relieve it?
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13 Jan 2020

Is your gut keeping you awake at night?

When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in the past.
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09 Jan 2020

How, Why, and When to Introduce Babies to Probiotics?

When your baby is born, you pay attention to the most obvious visible signs of his or her health, like whether or not she has all her toes and fingers.
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08 Jan 2020

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria found in the US presents a triple threat

"The problem of antibiotic resistance is becoming increasingly alarming. The combination of increased virulence and multidrug resistance makes the situation worse," said Dr. David Weiss, director of the Emory...
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08 Jan 2020

Understanding Children Probiotics

The widely accepted definition of probiotics is "live microorganisms, which, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host." And as you'll see, there is evidence that probiotics can play a...
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05 Jan 2020

Lactomin is a "Happy Probiotic!"

Lactomin advance + and Lactokids + probiotics are the very few probiotic products in the probiotic market to have vitamins B1, B2, B5, B6, B9 and D3.
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03 Jan 2020

Our Superheros! As parents we will always give them our best!

"Consuming live and active probiotic cultures (good beneficial bacteria), such as those found in probiotics, may reduce the frequency of illness in children, particularly pesky gastrointestinal infections, according...
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29 Dec 2019

Trust in a brand that delivers!

Product Safety and Quality is of upmost importance to us, Lactomin advance +, Lactokids + and LactoCran + have gone through rigorous and numerous research, tests and checks to ensure every product is of the highest...
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23 Dec 2019

Healthy Christmas Foods

Turkey is the piece de resistance of any Christmas dinner – and it makes for a Happy Meal for those on the high protein or keto diet.
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22 Dec 2019

Gut Health improves Skin Beauty

An interesting article was published on Straits Times, 04/09/2018. "Keep your gut healthy - and your skin may follow".
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21 Dec 2019

Alarming Rise in Antibiotic-Resistant UTIs in U.S.

With the rise in UTI's, prevention of UTI is ultimately the better than prescibing antibiotics to treat UTI.
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20 Dec 2019

Benefits Of Probiotics

"Current evidence supports the concept that oral administration of probiotic lactobacilli may be therapeutic in preventing antibiotic-associated diarrhea in children/adults and in re-establishing normal flora in the...
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16 Dec 2019

Could probiotics replace antibiotics in wound healing?

The microbiome is known to play a major role in gut health, but what about our skin? Billions of bacteria reside there, and the probiotic types may hold great potential to prevent infections during wound healing.
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14 Dec 2019

Hospital patients at risk of catching an infection

Singapore- A study from July 2015 to February 2016 involving 5,415 adult patients in 13 acute hospitals here found that 11.9 per cent caught an infection while being treated for other conditions.
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13 Dec 2019

Strong Growth for Probiotics in Asia

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research titled "Probiotics Market-Opportunities and Forecasts 2014-2022" the global probiotics market is expected to reach $57.4 billion by 2022, registering a...
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07 Dec 2019

WHAT'S THE BIG DEAL On Gut Care?

The gut plays a role in the digestion and absorption of nutrients, and fermented and probiotic-rich foods help to maintain our microflora, said Dr Reuben Wong, a gastroenterologist from gut CARE at Gleneagles Hospital.
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06 Dec 2019

Are Probiotics any Good?

What are probiotics? Simply put, probiotics are bacteria that are good for our bodies, especially our digestive systems. Good and bad bacteria are already in our guts, but probiotics help more of the good kind grow...
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03 Dec 2019

Stress could be the reason behind that pimple – here’s how to fight it

Believe it or not, bacteria could be your best bet against zits and dry, itchy skin.
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02 Dec 2019

Parkinson's linked to gut bacteria

For the first time, researchers have found a functional link between the bacteria in the gut and the onset of Parkinson's disease, one of the world's most common debilitating brain disorders.
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28 Nov 2019

Probiotics play a critical role for Seniors

Lactomin advance + probiotics is an unique formulation with USA patented and clinically proven 3 strains and an addition of 2 more highly researched and critical strains promoting a strong digestive system and immune...
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28 Nov 2019

Celebrities weigh in on Probiotics

Hollywood stars and celebrity dieticians recommend PROBIOTICS and use them every day to help keep them healthy. Gwyneth Paltrow uses probiotics and recommends them on her website. Here’s what her health advisor, Dr...
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27 Nov 2019

Eczema and Probiotics

Despite their tiny size, bacteria play an important role in eczema and in the overall health of the skin.
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23 Nov 2019

NUH study to help those with egg allergy (Probiotics could help)

Probiotics, immunotherapy being looked into to help patients consume eggs safely
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21 Nov 2019

How Children Can Benefit From Probiotics

Children develop their microbiome as early as in their mother’s womb and throughout their early childhood. A healthy microbiome is crucial to building strong immunity. Infants get probiotics from the microbiota in...
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15 Nov 2019

Superbugs kill one person every 15 minutes in US, says CDC report

Drug-resistant germs sicken about three million people every year in the United States and kill about 35,000, representing a much larger public health threat than previously understood, according to a long-awaited...
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05 Nov 2019

How To Choose The Right Probiotic Supplement

Probiotics have gained a lot of attention recently as people are more aware of the importance of a healthy gut on their overall well-being. Many modern day ailments, such as fatigue, weight gain, skin conditions or...
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26 Oct 2019

Colon cancer ranked as TOP Cancer in Singapore

Colorectal cancer starts in the large intestine (colon) or the rectum (end of the colon). It is the most common cancer in developed countries today. People living in these countries have three times the risk of...
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25 Oct 2019

Unique Double Protection on Probiotics

The importance of microencapsulation of probiotics to ensure optimal delivery of strains into your intestines.
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14 Oct 2019

How your gut affects your body

Gut Mircobiome - This is home base for the bacteria in your digestive tract. Here, they help you break down food and turn nutrients into things your body can use. They stop growing when they run out of food, so you'll...
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22 Sep 2019

Cranberry Extract Benefits

Cranberry are powerful antioxidants Cranberries are full of antioxidants, which protect your body from damage caused by free radicals. Interestingly, cranberries contain more antioxidants than many other commonly...
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22 Sep 2019

Germs in Your Gut Are Talking to Your Brain. Scientists Want to...

The body’s microbial community may influence the brain and behavior, perhaps even playing a role in dementia, autism and other disorders. In 2014 John Cryan, a professor at University College Cork in Ireland, attended...
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05 Sep 2019

CNA features on importance of Probiotics

"Adults need about 1 billion to 10 billion colony-forming units (CFUs) of probiotics a day, said Jaclyn Reutens, a clinical and sports dietitian, and founder of Aptima Nutrition & Sports Consultants."This shows...
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18 Aug 2019

Probiotics can improve your child's gut and brain

What are probiotics and are they safe for kids? Probiotics are beneficial bacteria that live in our gut (mostly intestines) and perform a wide variety of functions including regulating the immune system, digesting...
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