Jolene Foo

A writer with a penchant for alliteration, Jolene is also a seaweed and green tea junkie in a love/hate relationship with working out. She likes reading everything, from cereal boxes to tombstone inscriptions, and trying to find meaning behind the words.

Get the Most of Your Gym Membership: 8 Gym Classes You Should Join

Don’t just stick to the rows of cardio and weight machines when you go to the gym. Varying your workouts not only helps to prevent boredom, but also plays a key role in helping you get past workout performance plateaus. Most of the more popular gyms here offer up a variety of workout classes, where you can …

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Antibiotics Can’t Cure Everything: The Dangers of Unnecessary Antibiotics

The Gist of It  Antibiotics are useless against viral infections like colds, most sore throats, flu, etc, and will not help you get better. Taking antibiotics needlessly or incorrectly is not harmless, and could lead to reinfection and more serious drug-resistant illnesses. Take care of your health by eating nutritious food, drinking water, exercising often …

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Cooking for One: 20 Quick & Healthy Dinner Recipes

1. Spinach Feta Frittata Eggs are magical ingredients when you want something fast and yummy. This recipe combines the healthy goodness of spinach, green onions, milk and feta into a delectable hot dinner. Quarter the recipe if you don’t want any leftovers, but you’ll regret it when you’re licking your plate clean!  Recipe here. 2. Tofu …

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How to Grow a Well-Adjusted Child: Focus on Emotional Development

The Gist of It As a parent you shouldn’t only focus on your child’s physical needs, but emotional ones as well. Developing your child’s emotional health can pave the way to success later in life. Start nurturing your child’s emotional development from a young age with the tips below. You’re all prepared for your first …

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Generic Drugs vs Brand Name Drugs: What’s the Difference?

The Gist of It Generic drugs are made with the same active ingredient, strength, dosage form, and route of administration as the brand name version. Generic drugs are many times cheaper than brand name drugs because they do not need to spend on clinical trials, marketing, and promotion of the drug. Generic drugs are required to undergo …

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Top 20 Must-Read Health & Fitness Blogs / Websites 2015

Living healthy in today’s world isn’t the easiest, and it’s even harder if you have to do it alone. We’ve shortlisted 20 blogs and websites that focus on different aspects of healthy living — from fitness, food to happiness, so you don’t have to go solo on your health journey. But don’t forget HealthWorks.my, we’re …

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Sweet Peas with Mushrooms Stir Fry Recipe

Mushroom Madness: 13 Easy Mushroom Recipes You’ll Love

Mushrooms are big in flavour, but they’re also big in nutrients too! They are an excellent source of protein, fibre, have almost no fat and are low in calories. They’re also rich in B vitamins, folate as well as minerals like selenium and copper. It doesn’t hurt that mushrooms have a unique texture and rich flavour that …

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