Dr Mak Koon Hou
As society advances at breakneck speed amid widespread digital disruption and information avalanche – including the ever-increasing bombardment of contradictory advices and news on health – how do you stay healthy to live well? Stayin’ Alive aims to empower readers to “think and live healthily” by uncovering common health myths and facts swirling around online and offline. Authored by leading cardiologist Dr Mak Koon Hou, this easy-to-read, informative and intriguing book helps you get your body in shape, understand the truth regarding diet and exercise, and finally, apply the knowledge daily. Divided into three parts:
• Part I addresses key issues such as heart health, blood pressure, regular exercise, sleep and eating habits.
• Part II highlights some of the current research findings on areas such as fats, statins (amid the “cholesterol war”),clinical trials, medical innovations and ageing.
• Part III zooms in on lifestyle and everyday foods – from salt, sugar and carb to seafood, milk, vitamins and even wine. It underscores what and how you eat or drink invariably impact your health.