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As a new year begins, many people are planning to make healthy changes to their daily lives. Some are planning to join a gym, while others will start new diets. For many of us, putting those “healthier living” plans into action and sticking to them proves too difficult, and we end up back where we started. Living a healthier lifestyle is within anyone’s reach, but there’s no magic formula that works for everyone.

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As a new year begins, many people are planning to make healthy changes to their daily lives. Some are planning to join a gym, while others will start new diets. For many of us, putting those “healthier living” plans into action and sticking to them proves too difficult, and we end up back where we started. Living a healthier lifestyle is within anyone’s reach

Can Fast Food be Healthy Food?

Besides the choices you make each meal, being aware of your day-to-day food habits can have a healthy influence on your diet. Some people don’t notice that they’ve had Khao-Phad-Kraprao (basil fried rice) four or five times this week, said Khun Somsri.  This doesn’t mean that Khao-Phad-Kraprao isn’t good for your health. But it can be dangerous to eat the same food nearly everyday, because there’s a risk of your body building up harmful levels of chemicals from that particular food.

The Truth About Food Myths

Caution: Food Myths May be Hazardous to a Healthy Diet

Many widely-held beliefs about food and healthy eating are more fiction than fact. Here’s a look at four popular food myths and the facts that disprove them.

Q & A

For many years I have experienced frequent, heavy sweating from the palms of my hands. My overall health is good but I am embarrassed to see my doctor about the sweating problem. Could this be something serious?

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