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Inulin-type fructans, like short-chain fructooligosaccharides, oligofructose, and inulin, are widely regarded as prebiotics for their ability to be selectively utilized by the intestinal microbiota to.. Read More
Salt and sugar are the current banes of modern nutrition. Developments of modern chronic diseases, like obesity and diabetes, have been contributed by the excessive use of sugar and salt in our diet. .. Read More
Screen behaviours are highly prevalent in adolescents. Understanding how screen behaviours inter-relate with physical activity and sleep may help to clarify pathways through which they impact health a.. Read More
Do the consumers read nutrition labels before purchasing? Does the nutrition label affect dietary choice and pattern? Does reading the nutrition labels lead to healthier food choices? .. Read More
Sugar intake has become the recent bane in nutrition. Results from recent epidemiological studies associated the incidence of diseases, like diabetes and cardiovascular disease to the consumption of s.. Read More
Prolonged sitting attenuates lower-limb arterial endothelial-dependent vasodilation. In layman's terms, the blood supply to the lower limbs may be impaired. However, the impact of habitual sedentary p.. Read More
Many of the world’s population, including Singapore, are not meeting or even aware of internationally recommended physical activity and sedentary behaviour guidelines. In order to enhance awareness an.. Read More
While previous studies have associated sedentary time (ST) and overweightness/obesity, the type of sedentary behavior is still unclear. Nowadays, short video viewing is one of the more popular leisure.. Read More
Digestive health has been linked to brain and heart health. There are numerous health products commercially available to Singapore consumers that claim to improve digestive health. However, informatio.. Read More
Ultra-processed and animal-based foods have been the recent scourge of nutrition. Both have been associated with disease development and mortality in some studies... Read More
Previously, I wrote on the association of high meat intake and mortality. You may ask how meat intake influences our health. High meat consumption might promote low-grade systemic inflammation, but ev.. Read More
Food allergy and food intolerance are terms we often encounter. They can be confusing as their symptoms are similar. .. Read More
Consumers are increasingly encouraged to consume more plant-based foods and lower their consumption of foods from animal origin. However, it is also known that vegan diet is nutritionally deficient in.. Read More