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Problems with pooping and pain are signs of a gut disorder

In conjunction with World Digestive Health Day on May 29, we take a look at one of the less serious, but still debilitating gut disorders, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Get your child to eat more whole grains

According to Nutrition Society of Malaysia’s MyBreakfast Study – a nationwide dietary survey on 5,165 primary school children and 2,947 secondary school adolescents – nine out of 10 children were not consuming enough whole grains in their diet.

Gut or brain – who’s the boss?

Why does our tummy growl when we think of food or have ‘butterflies’ when we are nervous, whereas an upset tummy causes anxiousness or a bloated tummy brings your mood down? There is a link between the gut and the brain, known as the gut-brain axis.

The advantage of probiotics to health

Probiotics can help our body to digest food, increase our body’s metabolism, extract more energy and nutrients from food, eliminate toxins, and maintain gut integrity.

Probiotics help your immunity

Probiotics are the ‘good’ bacteria that form part of the collection of microorganisms known as the gut microbiota. It is important to balance between good and bad bacteria for good gut health and good immunity.

A little help for your immunity

A lifestyle that includes healthy eating habits and regular physical activity is the de facto standard, but many don't realise our immunity is also linked to good digestive health.

4 simple tips on how to take care of your gut

Are you suffering from poor digestion, bloating, stomach discomfort, diarrhoea or constipation. Here's how you can keep your gut microbiota in balance.

Probiotics improve immunity

A local study finds that probiotics improve your immunity and digestive health.

Take care of your gut for better immunity

With three-quarters of your immune system based in your gut, you need to take good care of your gastrointestinal system in order to have good immunity against bad microorganisms.

'Seeding' your baby’s gut with good bacteria

Yes, you can ‘seed’ your baby’s gut with good bacteria, which will go a long way to helping your baby stay healthy.