Bits & Bites #167 - Health: A Convenient Health Scanning Solution

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Please email askfuiping@gmail.com if you want to buy Shuang Hor products for your health.

These 4 criteria determine the state of your health:

1. Emotions
2. Dietary habits
3. Lifestyle habits
4. Health supplements

If you cannot manage the first 3 and only rely on health supplements (Shuang Hor products), then you have to take at very high dose to negate the high level of toxins you are introducing into your body everyday.

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How do you use Lingzhi to "cleanse" your Lungs?
If you think your lungs are not so healthy, the best way to "clean" it is to consume 12 capsules Yung Kien Ganoderma together with 6 sachets Yung Kien Pollen a day. Take with warm water. Remove the capsules and consume the powder directly. Consume at least 4 sets over 1 month.

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Protein is like bricks.
Collagen is like cement.
Hence protein and collagen when consumed together have a synergistic effect of binding everything together - skin, muscles and body organs.

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You consume so many supplements and products.
Have you ever seen their factory? Do you know how they are processed? Do you know what are the quality control procedures?
If you don't, how do you know if it's Safe? How do you know if you can consume for Long-term?
Assuming the products you take is effective, do you know what are the long-term Side Effects?

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If you have budget considerations, just consume 4-6 bottles of Lingzhi over 1 month to do Scanning. If you don't have any vertigo reactions, then your body is very healthy. Continue with what you're doing and come back next year for another round of scanning.

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If you always drink a lot of cold/ice drinks, your stomach will be very "cold". It can't digest well, and the intestines won't be able to absorb the undigested food. Not only will the food be wasted, it will also cause a burden to your body. Whatever supplements and drugs you take also won't be so effective.

Mad About Coco
This post is part of a weekly series sharing Bits of mishmash on health, my business and life in general, which I find inspirational, enlightening or enriching. And Bites of delicious food I have enjoyed.

Drop me a mail at askfuiping@gmail.com if you want to buy Shuang Hor products for your health. I am an Authorised Distributor.

Have an awesome day!


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Dengue - How to Strengthen Your Immune System

Sunday, 19 March 2017


Dengue has been a media focus in recent years. The number of cases from 1 Jan 2015 to 30 June 2015 was 53,823, an increase of 34% from the previous period. The number of deaths increased by 103% to 158 deaths. The Health Ministry stated there is no foreseeable prospect of decrease.

When Aedes mosquitoes bite a person infected with the dengue virus, and then go on to bite another person, the dengue virus is transmitted. The cycle then continues. There is no direct spread of dengue from 1 person to another.

Different Strains

There are 2 variants of dengue infection:
1) dengue fever (DF)
2) dengue haemorrhagic fever (DHF).

There are 4 different viral strains responsible: DEN 1, DEN 2, DEN 3 and DEN 4.

A person infected by 1 strain develops life-long immunity against that particular strain, but further infections with other strains are possible.

If a person is infected by a different strain, there is a slightly increased chance of developing DHF. This increased risk disappears if there is an infection with a 3rd or 4th strain.

Clinical Features of Dengue

Dengue usually develops between 4-7 (range from 3-14) days after infection. There may be no symptoms, or just mild fever.

There are 3 phases in dengue:

Phase 1
High fever occurs suddenly and is often associated with flushing, skin redness, generalised body and muscle aches, joint aches and headache.
Other symptoms: Poor appetite, nausea, vomiting, mild bleeding from body surfaces.

Phase 2
Occurs towards the end of the fever phase, or when there's a speedy drop in temperature. This phase lasts 24-48 hours.
In patients with DHF, there may be an increase in capillary permeability. Such patients either become better if there's no or minimal leakage of plasma, or worsen if a critical volume of plasma is lost. Should this occur, there's damage to the blood vessels, internal bleeding, liver failure, respiratory failure and circulatory failure which may lead to massive bleeding, shock and death.

Phase 3
This is the recovery phase. The patient's general well-being improves, symptoms abate and there's recovery of platelet count and white cell count.
Patients whose immunity are weakened and those with a second dengue infection are at increased risk of developing DHF.

Western Medication

There is no cure for dengue. The treatment is symptomatic and supportive.
Medicines are prescribed for fever and pain.
Treatment for DHF includes intravenous fluids, blood transfusions and cardiorespiratory support.

Prevention

The best way to prevent the infection is to prevent bites by infected mosquitoes.
How?
  • Use mosquito repellants even when indoors.
  • Wearing long sleeved shirts and trousers, socks and shoes when outdoors.
  • Use air conditioning.
  • Ensure windows and door screens are secure and have no holes.
  • Use mosquito nets if sleeping areas are not screened.
How to reduce mosquito population?
  • Get rid of places where mosquitoes can breed e.g. all places that collect rain and where water is stagnant.
  • Inspect your environment daily for stagnant water.
  • Turn over or cover all water storage containers.
  • Clear blockages in drains.
  • Change water in household containers on alternate days.
(Source: Do you know dengue? by Dr Milton Lum, Fit For Life 5 July 2015)


Another thing - keep your immune system strong by taking Shuang Hor Products. There are 3 products that are especially effective:

1) Lingzhi / Ganoderma
Yung Kien Ganoderma has received certification for its ability to (1) promote the vitality of Phagocytes (so you don't fall sick so often) and (2) enhance the production of Immune Cells (so you can fight the virus and recover faster) by (3) promoting the production of antibodies (so more weapons are produced to be used in the battle).

2) Yung Kien Pollen
It provides over 200 types of nutrients to help your body produce healthy, strong Immune Cells. Yung Kien Pollen is in alive form and is easily absorbed and utilised by your body.

3) Jia Hor Soya Protein
Immune Cells are made of protein and Jia Hor Soya Protein is an excellent source of protein to rebuild all yourdamaged cells and raw material to regenerate new cells . Protein can give you better energy and stamina as well.

Click on this link to read more:

Immune System - Your First Line of Defence

Please email me at askfuiping@gmail.com to purchase Shuang Hor products to keep your immune system strong. I am an Authorised Distributor.

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Bits & Bites #166 - Success: More Dizigui Teachings

Sunday, 12 March 2017

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DC
Dizigui is a set of ancient value teachings that teaches universal values. It cuts across time and space. It withstands the test of time because the values that were important 3,000 years ago (e.g. filial piety) is equally important now. Its teachings are relevant for everybody regardless of race and religion.
It's a continuous process of constant learning and improvement.

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If you control your Emotions well, you can control your future. Emotions are fickle and volatile - it is changeable depending on situations. However, your Heart is strong and steady, it doesn't change. It is true and sincere. So don't be ruled by your Emotions. Listen to your Heart.

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Doing what you like is not real freedom.
Real freedom is doing what you are supposed to do, doing what is right.

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Little things are as important as Big things.
If you can't do little things well, how can you handle the big things?
Don't do something simply for the sake of doing it. It's not about What you do, but How you do it.

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If you want to save the world, go home and love your family first.

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Shuang Hor's teachings is aligned with Dizigui teachings. 
Shuang Hor's founder always emphasise:
"First learn how to be a Good Person;
  Then learn how to do the Business."
When you succeed in Shuang Hor, you succeed in Life.

DC
This post is part of a weekly series sharing Bits of mishmash on health, my business and life in general, which I find inspirational, enlightening or enriching. And Bites of delicious food I have enjoyed. 

Drop me a mail at askfuiping@gmail.com if you want more tips on how to successfully achieve your goals.

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Guest Blog: 5 Food Myths that are Detrimental to Your Health

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

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It can be difficult to understand which “authorities” to trust when you are trying to become healthy. Some sources state one type of food is excellent for your health; another site might tell you that the same food is hazardous and can cause health issues. So, who should you trust? Sticking to a healthy diet is hard enough as it is, but it can be even more challenging because of the misinformation that is often posted on the internet. Keep reading as we show you what food myths are detrimental to your health. Some of these might surprise you!

● Products claiming to be “fat-free” or “low-fat” are trying to tell consumers that eating them will not make you fat. In reality, healthy fats are critical for a healthy diet. In the past, studies have suggested that eating less fat was essential for improving health and losing weight. This sparked many companies marketing this option and people believing that it was the best way to eat. In reality, foods that are processed to become artificially fat-free or low-fat are often less healthy than full-fat options. This is because they are stuffed with fillers, chemicals and sugar to substitute for the missing fat. Fat is not the enemy, and using healthy fats in your diet is critical for your overall health.

● Contrary to popular belief, eggs are not bad for you. A trend has been to eat egg whites only, but egg whites on their own are less beneficial for your health than the egg as a whole. The yolk is where the majority of the egg’s nutritional value comes from. Recent studies have stated that an egg will not increase your risk for heart disease like previously thought. Eggs are also an excellent source of protein. Eggs from free-range chickens who forage for food are the most nutritionally-rich.

● Not only will artificial sweeteners not help you lose weight, but they cause you to gain more weight than before. Typically, sweetening products increase your appetite and even make you crave more sugar and junk food. Additionally, it is believed that these sweeteners have several negative side effects, and can alter the way your body regulates your metabolism. Some people have even had severe health problems from consuming artificial sweeteners.

● Many people believe that when you eat calories at night, they can become more fattening than those eaten early in the day. This is not true. Calories are calories, and it does not matter what time you eat them. What matters are the quality of those calories you intake; nutrient-dense foods are the most beneficial to your health. Foods that spike your blood sugar levels are detrimental when eaten any time during the day. That includes sugar-laden foods, beverages, and processed foods; all of these should be eaten minimally.

● Wheat bread and whole grain bread are both said to be healthy. However, according to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, wheat bread typically has the same nutritional value as white bread. There are some great options for healthy bread, but you must be careful to look for products with real ingredients. Products labeled as “wheat bread” may have been altered or colored — processes which strip it of its nutrients — just so that it could be sold as wheat bread. Look on the label for “100% whole grain.”

Although there are great articles and well-researched sources online, it cannot all be trusted, so make sure that you do your research carefully before starting any health plan. Being thorough about your research from trusted sources is imperative. As you read more and more, you will find that common threads emerge that you can follow to successfully guide you in your journey to good health.


Disclaimer: This article is contributed by a Guest Blogger. Ping of Health does not give any warranty on accuracy, completeness, functionality, usefulness or other assurances as to the content appearing in this article. Ping of Health disclaims all responsibility for any losses, damage or personal injury suffered directly or indirectly from reliance on such information.
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Bits & Bites #165 - Business: Simple Test to Check if Shuang Hor Business is Worth Doing

Sunday, 5 March 2017

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Coquo
People are motivated to do Shuang Hor Business by either Fear or Gain.
(i) They may be fearful of the uncertainty about their future in their current job and find Shuang Hor is a solution to solve that problem.
(ii) They may already know they need to do something but they don't know what until we offer them Shuang Hor as a way out.
(iii) They may be in denial and don't want to think deeper. We try to invite or challenge the person to look within.
(iv) They may be looking for a way to achieve their dreams and they find Shuang Hor is the answer.
Whatever it is, we sincerely present Shuang Hor as the solution to our friends - they deserve a better life and we can help them achieve it.

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Be open minded to check out Shuang Hor Business if you are looking for a solution to your problem, be it to earn more money, have more time flexibility or treat your health problems.
If Shuang Hor is not for you, it is ok, continue searching.
If Yes, your life could be transformed.

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Why do people quit Shuang Hor Business?

a) They don't put in consistent effort and don't see results; so they give up.
b) They dare not offer or talk to people because they are scared of what people will think of them.
c) They don't follow up and follow through.
d) They feel down when results are not what they expect because they are impatient or have unrealistic expectations.
e) They don't ask uplines for help when needed.

What is the solution?

a) Work very closely with your uplines. This person is your mentor who can help you succeed.
b) Stay in Shuang Hor environment by consistently attending many meetings. When you change from the corporate environment to entrepreneurial mindset, it is a big change. In order to persevere, it is important to stay within the new environment.
c) Set mini goals and strive to achieve them. You will feel more confident and be motivated to continue.
d) Do this for at least 2 years.

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A simple test to check if Shuang Hor Business is worth doing is to ask yourself this question - If you don't do this business anymore, will you continue to use its products? If your answer is Yes, then it means you like the products. You find the products are so good that you will choose them over other products.
Imagine now there are many other people who think like you. This means that Shuang Hor has a natural customer base. If you are involved in this business, you will be able to tap on this opportunity. It is then worthwhile for you to stay in Shuang Hor business.

Coquo
This post is part of a weekly series sharing Bits of mishmash on health, my business and life in general, which I find inspirational, enlightening or enriching. And Bites of delicious food I have enjoyed.

Drop me a mail at askfuiping@gmail.com if you want more tips on how to successfully achieve your goals. 

Have an awesome day!

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Guest Blog: Oral Health - A Considerable Factor in Slowing the Cognitive Decline in Older Adults

Wednesday, 1 March 2017


Scientists have long known that our ability to think fast and clear, also known as fluid intelligence, begins to decline as we age. While some changes appear naturally with aging, researchers believe that there is a close relationship between oral health and cognitive decline.

This basically came into the focus of scientists several years ago, when some medical professionals identified a correlation between dental and other health issues. Researchers discovered that untreated tooth decay and poor oral hygiene could increase the bacterial multiplication. These bacterial microbes could enter the bloodstream and lead to dementia, stroke, and heart disease. However, the scientists could not find a direct link between cognitive and dental health.

Although the evidences in this regard are still not definitive enough to prove that one causes the other, maintaining good oral hygiene and visiting dental clinics on a regular basis has shown to play a vital role in slowing the cognitive decline as people grow older.

Last year, the findings, published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society focused on the link between oral health and cognition - two key areas of research. Around 36% of people aged over 70 years live with some degree of cognitive impairment.

Dr. Bei Wu, a scientist at the Duke University School of Nursing with her colleagues analyzed 56 research studies conducted between 1993 and 2013, studying the dental health of aged people and deviations in their cognitive health. They revealed several possible links:
  • Older adults struggling with cognitive problems, especially those with dementia, have a tendency to have higher rates of poor oral health.
  • Individuals with tooth decay, missing teeth, or gum disease had higher possibilities of developing poor cognitive health or dementia.
  • Poor nutrition and systemic diseases, like cardiovascular disease and diabetes may affect oral health and could be related to poorer cognitive status.
Another research study conducted by the University of Southampton and King’s College London found that periodontitis can become a leading problem among those with Alzheimer’s disease, as patients forget to take care of their dental health. The higher levels of antibodies to periodontal bacteria can lead to inflammation throughout the body, thus, raise the risk of dementia.

In this study, 59 participants with mild to moderate Alzheimer’s disease were included. Their blood samples were examined to measure the inflammatory markers. Oral health was also assessed, and after six months, 52 participants showed up for a follow-up appointment. The presence of periodontitis at baseline was linked to a six fold rise in the rate of cognitive decline over the six-month follow-up period. The results indicate that gum disease is connected with greater cognitive decline, perhaps linked to inflammatory response.

Though scientists are still collecting evidences to infer a common underlying cause of inflammation or deduce a causative relationship between oral health and cognition, various recent research findings have shown that dental problems in the elderly are associated with a greater risk of developing dementia. The presence of gum disease results in higher levels of inflammatory molecules that elevate the risk of many health issues viz. cognitive decline, cardiovascular disease, stroke, etc. Studies have also suggested that effective and regular oral treatment can reduce the levels of these molecules.

This can easily be deduced from the findings that it is essential for older adults to maintain good dental health self-care practices and receive adequate dental care.

Although there is no cure for dementia, there are few effective prevention tips to protect your brain and prolong your memory. These include: eating healthy, not smoking, exercising regularly, keeping your heart healthy, avoiding head and brain injuries, playing brain games (like puzzles), taking proper sleep, treating depression or other mental health condition, leading a cheerful life and avoiding social isolation.


Disclaimer: This article is contributed by a Guest Blogger. Ping of Health does not give any warranty on accuracy, completeness, functionality, usefulness or other assurances as to the content appearing in this article. Ping of Health disclaims all responsibility for any losses, damage or personal injury suffered directly or indirectly from reliance on such information.

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11 Reasons Why Shuang Hor Business Is a Good Fit for Gen Y

Sunday, 26 February 2017


Here are a few statistics that help explain what makes Gen Y tick:
  • 92% believe that success should be measured by more than profit alone.
  • 80% prefer on-the-spot recognition over formal reviews.
  • 61% feel personally responsible to make a difference in the world.
  • 50% want to start their own business, or have already done so.
Shuang Hor Business ticks all the boxes. How do we convey this message to Gen Y?

In her book, Knowing Y: Engage the Next Generation Now, marketing and media expert Sarah Sladek shares her view on Gen Y and their 11 key characteristics.
Now let me show you how Shuang Hor Business fits right in..

1. Hate to be sold anything

Medications and drugs do not prevent diseases. We go to doctors only after we fall sick. Some of the drugs big pharmaceutical companies sell destroy our health more than save it.

However, with Shuang Hor, you have the opportunity to help people take care of their health before it's too late. You contribute to their well-being. You help make a change to humanity when you empower people with the knowledge on how to take care of their family and friends' health.

Shuang How Business adopts the "Pay It Forward" model - you help people who are trapped in the rat race after you get out of the rat race. When they see how their lives can be transformed by this business, they will choose your solution.

2. Have always been rewarded for participation and not achievement

Shuang Hor is a unique business that focuses on teaching us how to be good people, and at the same time learning how to conduct the business. You, together with your team, just need to sincerely share what you learn. You will touch many people's hearts.

3. Don't seek to acquire stuff

Even though you can earn a lot of money from Shuang Hor, this business gives you much more than just monetary gains. Shuang Hor offers everyone 8 Treasures, which is a complete bundle comprising Time freedom, good Health, Respect & Recognition, closeness with Family, strong bond with Friends, doing Charity, leaving a Legacy and of course Money.

4. Can self-organise friends for grassroots activism

Leverage on the multiple meetings organised by Shuang Hor for your own growth and development. After that, pull together your friends to join you in these meetings so they can also learn and share your values. Together all of you become part of the process of change to make this world a better place.

5. Trust peers first and parents second

Shuang Hor emphasizes teamwork and the power of attracting people into the business. There are many Gen Y in this region who have made it in Shuang Hor. Find out from them why did they venture in and how can this business give you what you want.

6. Actively research prices and read reviews before making a purchase

Shuang Hor has been around for 30 years. It is the world leader for its star product Lingzhi, which is safe, effective and does not cause side effects. For the R&D it has invested, it offers good value for the price. All these are facts which can be easily verified. 

7. Are driven by a desire to make a difference

When you are part of Shuang Hor, you are in a position to influence and make positive changes to your family's lifestyle and diet. You derive satisfaction from being involved in making a difference to your peers, be it to their mental, emotional or physical well being.

8. Expect exceptional service

When you service your consumers and friends, you strive to consistently deliver service that is above and beyond your competitors. Care for them as if they are your best buddy or your family member.

9. Seek to do business with ethical, trustworthy organisations

Come to more meetings organised by Shuang Hor. Come to connect with the leaders who have been in this business full-time for 15 years and more. You will know that Shuang Hor is a very ethical company. It pays all remunerations on time. It uses topgrade ingredients for its products. It practices honesty in its dealings with other parties. It constantly reminds its distributors to do the business with integrity and practice good moral values.

10. Value customisation

Shuang Hor's products and solutions are tailor-made to the unique desires of each individual. We take the time to identify your needs before we propose a suitable solution that is personalised to you.

11. Remain detached from institutions, but closely networked with friends

Word of mouth is the core of Shuang Hor Business. Try the products for yourself. Then honestly share how you have benefited from them. The social media can easily attest to the authenticity of your words.

Conclusion

The more down to earth is your business the more appealing it is to the Gen Y.
From the above, you can see that Shuang Hor fits like a glove to the 11 key characteristics of the Gen Y.

Want to find out how to be a part of Shuang Hor? Email me at askfuiping@gmail.com. Let's work together to achieve your success.

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