WTH is... Leaky Gut Syndrome? Is It Causing Your Bloating?

WTH is... Leaky Gut Syndrome? Is It Causing Your Bloating?

Sounds gross? Sounds like an uncontrollable release of waste matter from our nether region? Well, though it definitely isn't that, it is not any better either!

A condition that is not typically diagnosed, Leaky Gut Syndrome refers to the "permeability" of our small intestines. As the lining of the small intestine becomes damaged, toxic waste products and bacteria "leak" through the intestines and enter the blood stream - this can cause an autoimmune response in the body including inflammatory and

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Nutrition For New Mothers - Eating Happy

Nutrition For New Mothers - Eating Happy

Eating healthy and well is key for the everyday busy woman; but what about the new mommas managing on 3 hour sleep cycles, who need to ensure they are getting the right nutrition for both themselves and their baby?

Without a doubt, the priority for every new new mom is to make sure she feels happy and capable.

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Everything else - caring for her baby, making healthy food choices, managing a realistic sleep routine and having (somewhat steady) energy -

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Cramps? Moody? Anxious? Working With Your Hormonal Cycle and Tracking Your Period

Cramps? Moody? Anxious? Working With Your Hormonal Cycle and Tracking Your Period

The levels of our hormones changes with each menstrual phase. Many of us have rather negative relationships with our period; often relating the cycle to PMS - mood swings, fatigue, breast tenderness, bloating, food & sugar cravings - and inconvenience during the time of the month.

Growing up with cramps and pain was (and perhaps, still is) taken to be normal. Ingesting pain killers, old advice to not drink 'cooling' stuff , herbs from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Medical Certificate leave

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As a modern Superwoman, do you need supplements?

As a modern Superwoman, do you need supplements?

We live in the era of the rise of the “SUPERWOMAN", where "superhumans" and doing it all are being praised and applauded.

The role of a woman has extended far beyond the kitchen. Women today, are now capable of having demanding, high flying careers while fulfilling the roles of a mother and a wife at the same time.

Let’s not forget that stay-home mothers may even be working twice as hard due to the increased pressure from society for

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Beat The Bloat - Tips from Yoga, Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Beat The Bloat - Tips from Yoga, Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine

Travelling. Parties. Big Meals. 'Friends / Family Obligations'. We love the holidays season or vacation time in general, don't we? However, hopping between time zones, boozy brunches and feasting get-togethers can at times make your gut less than happy.

We speak to our expert, Dr. Lim Xiang Jun – a Fully Registered Licensed Traditional Chinese Medicine (“TCM”) Practitioner in Singapore. Dr. Lim spent over 6 years in Beijing pursuing her Doctorate (PhD) and with her Bachelor’s in Biomedical Sciences, certification in

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