Too Much Salt in Bread

Bread is the top contributor of dietary sodium in the US and many other countries around the world. This is based new analysis from the World Action on Salt and Health, based at Queen Mary University of London. Researchers analyzed the salt content in 2,000 breads sold in 32 countries and regions. More than a …

Sugar is the Prime Cause of the Heart Disease Epidemic. Not fat

Sugar is a prime cause of heart attacks by changing the behaviour of the blood platelets, causing them to stick to the blood vessel wall. It can cause high blood pressure (which plays an important role in heart health), arteriosclerosis (hardening of the arteries), heart palpitations, and ischaemic heart disease (which results in poor blood …

What Competition Does

“At every quarterly examination a gold medal was given to the best writer. When the first medal was offered, it produced rather a general contention than an emulation and diffused a spirit of envy, jealousy, and discord through the whole school; boys who were bosom friends before became fierce contentious rivals, and when the prize …

Not Moving Our Bodies Is Dangerous

Physical inactivity substantially increases our weight. Automobility helps us in PHYSICAL INACTIVITY. The graph clearly shows that countries that use more petrol produce citizens that have higher body weight. Physical inactivity and being overweight increase our risks of heart diseases, stroke, cancer, diabetes and many other ailments. We are designed to move and not remain …

Need To Halt Wildlife Killings On Roads

 The increasing number of wildlife killed on our roads is an issue that Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) finds it increasingly difficult to ignore. The latest incident involved two tapirs while crossing the road. The first case happened in Terengganu where the tapir after being hit by a car stumbled into a nearby forest in an injured …