Sweets and Aging!

Everybody love sweets! But did you know that too much sugar can cause your body to age faster? According to the 2005-2010 NHANES (National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey), American consume too many calories from sugar. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), free sugars are defined as “all monosaccharides and disaccharides added to foods by the manufacturer, cook, or...

6 Food to Eat for Autumn Health

Autumn Food
According to Chinese Medicine, Autumn is the season of harvest, organization, protecting boundaries, and shedding what is unnecessary while contracting and preserving what is essential, in order to prepare and store for the coming winter.  As microcosms of the universe, we too, are bound by this cycle that occurs in nature. In Chinese Medicine, the Autumn season is characteristic of a dry...

YESS Center free monthly seminar for the community

Youth Enrichment and Senior Services hosted the monthly free seminar for the Asian community on Jun 28. Speakers included David Yermak, licensed sales agent from Humana about Medicare and Stephen Lau, Healthcare Reform Certified Agent from Laus Consulting Services, LLC about Long Term Care and Annuities. More than 50 people attended the seminar and learned valuable information about different plans and tips to choose the right plan.   Photos: C.K....

Anti-aging Super Star

Yummy Tomato and Corn soup
“Aging” is one word most people don’t want to hear, because aging is not simply having more wrinkles and sagging skin, but also comes with an extra “bonus” that we don’t want: chronic disease. Unfortunately, no one can avoid aging. BUT…. Don’t give up yet. There is still hope. There are ways we can slow down the aging process. So what can...

8 Heat Pack Application Health Tips

FCIM health tips
Here are 8 easy and useful applications for heat packs you can do at home! Remember, a moist heat pack that's warmed in hot water or microwaved may cause burns on the skin, and must be used with caution!  Always test the temperature and put a towel or cloth over the skin to avoid burns.  What feels warm to the touch may in fact be extremely...

How to Alleviate Night Sweats

Acupressure DIY at Home Night Sweats, also known as Sleep hyperhidrosis, is a common condition that describes the excessive sweating at night during sleep. In women over the age of forty, the most common cause for night sweats is hormonal changes related to primenopause and menopause. However, there are many other things that may cause night sweats such as medications...

Hundreds in Orlando marked and celebrated the first International Day of Yoga!

International Day of Yoga
Hundreds of yoga enthusiasts bent, twisted, meditated and learned breathing techniques. The festivity, which was conceived on Dec 11th of 2014, was officially declared by the U.N. General Assembly to take place annually on June 21st. Attendees started coming in promptly at 10 am and by 11am the Hindu Temple of Orlando was filled with yoga enthusiasts eagerly waiting for...

How to Alleviate Indigestion

How to Alleviate Indigestion
Acupressure DIY at Home Indigestion, also called Dyspepsia, is a feeling of bloating/fullness and discomfort after a meal. The fullness and sensation of discomfort can occur during or after a meal, and can also be accompanied by other symptoms such as belching, nausea, acidic taste in the mouth or burning sensation in the upper gastric area. Indigestion is usually a...

Asia Trend / YESS Center hosts “Heart to Heart” Seminar

Puxiao Cen, MD, FACC Cardiologist
Asia Trend / YESS center hosted the first free monthly health seminar <Heart to Heart Talk> with Dr. Puxiao Cen on May 17. Over 70 attendees received valuable information about heart disease prevention. Dr Cen also answered many questions in both Chinese and English. Free lunch was provided to seniors over aged 55, sponsored by Chan’s Chinese Cuisine and China Garden Restaurant, Winter Park. Social activities such as...

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day Central Florida 2015

Orlando Tai Chi enthusiasts “happy” with the signed proclamation, and to be a part of this “World Wide Event”! Sifu Sam Winters (Organizer) Welcoming all participants to “the event”
The last Saturday in April always marks the beginning of this worldwide event – World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. This year the event dates matched up with the long- running Central Florida Earth Day. I asked Larry Rumbough the promoter, if I and my group could be a part of this event.  I told him that the World...
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