Issue: May 10, 2006   (Archive)
Sunday, July 5, 2015   

Enzymes to the rescue
Detoxing is just a gulp away with the new Nature's Bounty Zen Zyme (HK$629 per box of 12 bottles).

Well shielded
The key to maintaining youthful skin is to keep it out of the sun - which means wearing sunblock every day. A daily moisturizer with SPF works just as well.

Stress may get to your head
Some time ago, a woman came to me suffering from chronic headaches and nausea. This is not surprising at all, as the investment professional lives a hectic life and works in a busy environment that involves considerable travel and staying up late at night.

Aperitifs 'can make you overeat'
That mellow feeling that settles in when you kick off your shoes, pour yourself a drink and start making dinner should come with a warning: overeating ahead.

Cream of the crop
Happy cows, lush green grass ... no wonder Daioni organic milk tastes so rich and creamy.

Refreshing newbie
Lululemon has opened its first store in Hong Kong. The 1,300-square-foot store offers the full men's and women's sports lines - including swim products - for the first time in the SAR.

Anti-malarial compound raises hopes
Scientists have discovered a new anti- malarial compound that could treat patients with a single US$1 (HK$7.80) dose.

Here's the raw deal
First it was vegetarian, then vegan ... now the hot new trend in healthy eating is raw food. The rationale behind it is that cooking or processing food destroys its nutritional content. Proponents of raw food - vegetables, sea vegetables, nuts, seeds, and fruit in their natural state - say it has the richest amount of vitamins, minerals and enzymes.

Herbal helps
Jurlique celebrates its 30th anniversary this year - making it a good time to revisit its heritage products.

Charmed, I'm sure
Korean skin-care fans will be pleased to know Charmzone - among the country's top five skin-care firms - is now in Hong Kong. Its founder, dermatologist Kim Kwang Seok, started his career in 1966 and has treated more than 300,000 patients.

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