5 ways that soy promotes hair growth and improves alopecia

Alopecia

5 ways that soy promotes hair growth and improves alopecia

Soy has long been promoted in the world of nutrition for the wide range of health benefits it provides, including generally improving the immune system, reducing blood cholesterol levels, and lowering risks of heart disease, among others. Several studies have also been done to examine how soy can be beneficial for hair growth. In this post I explore how soy contributes to overall health and[...]

How we helped our toddler through speedier recovery

Health

How we helped our toddler through speedier recovery

In my last post, I wrote about Little Claire's 30-month long 'health streak'. And that glorious record was met by a viral infection which came just in time for spring break. Talk about good timing! In this post I'm going to document a day-by-day breakdown of how it all unfolded. It turned out to be a viral infection that the paediatrician estimated may take weeks[...]

4 essentials to have a sick-free toddler (for 30 months)

Health

4 essentials to have a sick-free toddler (for 30 months)

When Little Claire was almost 15 months old, we started her on daycare due to our work commitment. Even though she only went 3 days a week, turned out she would get sick almost every other week through other kids at the daycare. In this post I'm going to share what we did subsequently to let her recuperate from the constant sickness, and eventually stayed[...]