Essentials Series: Refined Sugar

Refined sugar is a type of processed sugar that has been stripped of all its natural components, including minerals, vitamins and fiber. Most of the sugars we consume today, such as white sugar and brown sugar, are refined sugars. Refined sugars are made by extracting natural sugars from sugar cane or sugar beets and then […]

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A Layman’s Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that affects millions of people around the world. It is the most common cause of dementia in older adults. It is characterised by a gradual decline in memory, language and problem-solving skills. As the disease progresses, patients may experience changes in personality and behaviour, as well as difficulty […]

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A Layman’s Guide to Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a sleep disorder that occurs when your breathing is interrupted during sleep. It is usually caused by an obstruction of your airway, such as when your tongue relaxes and falls back into your throat. When this happens, you will briefly stop breathing for up to 20 seconds at a time. This can […]

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