A Healthy Day with Neurobian

Saturday, June 27

Healthy nerves are the essential to enjoy the freedom of mobility and experiencing the sensations of sight, sound, touch and smell.  While most people are aware that a healthy lifestyle coupled with regular exercise and a balanced diet is important, many are still unaware that healthy nerves also play a vital role in our well-being. 

Most important in nerve health care is the adequate consumption of neurotropic vitamins, B1, B6 and B12, which contain nutrients that are essential in maintaining nerve health and work in combination to treat or slow down the progression of neuropathy.  

B-vitamins nourish and protect nerve cells, helping to improve their function and relieve pain. Vitamin B1 strengthens and helps to provide energy for nerves, while Vitamin B6 is necessary for the proper transmission of impulses along the nerves as well as in relieving pain. Vitamin B12 regenerates nerves, protects nerve cells from damage and is important for overall nerve health. 

In a bid to raise the public’s awareness and knowledge about neuropathy, Merck organised a briefing which shared vital information on the impact of nerve damage if left untreated and how lifestyle choices and daily activities can contribute to the condition. Medical practioners at the session shared steps on how to identify pain possibly caused by nerve damage, as well as available solutions to relieve neuropathy. They also highlighted healthy habits people should adopt to prevent or reduce nerve damage. 

Professor Dr. Goh Khean Jin is a consultant neurologist from University of Malaya Medical Centre, who gave an overview of neuropathic pain at the briefing, explained that nerves are like transmitters that connect the brain to every part of the body.  

Symptoms of nerve damage can range from tingling and numbness in one’s extremities, resulting in an extreme sensitivity to touch, burning or piercing pain, having trouble feeling heat or cold, as well as a loss of sensation.  

“Through the survey and nerve screenings we conducted, it is clear that many people suffer from early signs of nerve damage, but as the exposure to neuropathy is relatively low, most do not associate their symptoms to this disease. The lifestyles people lead in this fast and busy world today do contribute to some nerve damage, but the pains are often dismissed as part of life. However, these symptoms and pains are a sign of a larger health issue,” said Richard Lee, General Manager of Merck Consumer Health Division, Malaysia. 

Many common factors in our day-to-day lifestyle have increased the chances of nerve damage.  Long hours sitting at work desks or in traffic jams, repetitive activity such a typing and texting and even cooking can lead to nerve damage. Poor posture, wearing tight clothing or shoes and even being overweight can put pressure or compress nerves. 

While diabetics are better aware of nerve damage given the high sugar level in their blood, which harms nerves, others tend to disregard pain if it does not alter their lives significantly. 

Most of those surveyed and screened felt that the pain and discomfort they are experiencing is a result of lifestyle or work-related stress, however, they had no idea that they might be suffering from a condition known as neuropathy, which is nerve damage.  

Moderately exercising, practicing a healthy lifestyle, consuming a balanced diet that includes foods that are rich in B-vitamins, avoiding long bouts of inactivity and repetitious activities, as well as regular follow-ups with your doctor if you are diabetic, are important steps to take for healthy nerves.

By building awareness about the importance of a quality combination of B1, B6 and B12 vitamins, Merck is helping Malaysians take their very first step to a pain-free life. 

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AirAsia Free Seats!

Sunday, June 21

Dear travelers out there,  AirAsia Free Seats is back! Is time to start planning your trip, especially for those budget travelers, don’t miss the chance to get your flights with the best price! 3 millions seats available. What are you still waiting for, log on to airasia.com for more info! 

I love Taiwan. Taiwan is a beautiful country with multifaceted cultures. Just like our lovely country, Malaysia. Taiwanese culture is much like Malaysian Chinese culture but they have their own extremely unique aspects as well. Since Malaysian citizens do not require a visa when traveling to Taiwan, why not put Taiwan in my Bucket list? If there’s MUST-DO-FESTIVAL i need to plan for 2016, Pingxi Lantern Festival, in Taiwan would definitely be the one i can’t missed! 

There are so many festivals celebrated around the world. Festivals are another great way to learn about the history and religious beliefs. Each and every festival is celebrated uniquely in different ways. BUT, there’s one festival which I like the most,and never miss a chance to celebrate during this AirAsia Free Seat Promotion, that would be the Pingxi Lantern Festival, in Taiwan. I would definitely grab myself a tickets! 

Photo Credit to  Diagonal View
Tradition has it that the “sky lantern” was invented during the Three Kingdoms period (AD 220-265) by Zhuge Liang. At first it was used to transmit military information, different from beacon towers yet ingeniously serving the same function, and is now generally recognized as the earliest ancestor to the hot air balloon. In the early 19th century the Lantern Festival was brought to Taiwan, where every year, at the beginning of the spring planting season, people would release “sky lanterns” into the air as a prayer for the coming year. 
( from http://www.meettaiwan.com/ )

The history of Pingxi sky lantern is over 100 years old. Thousands of people will gather at Pingxi for the annual Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival. People write their wishes on these lanterns, which will then carry their prayers to the sky. 

Photo credit to http://www.meettaiwan.com/

I wish I can write my wishes on the lantern, fly in onto the sky by myself. Looking at the lantern, flying as high as it can. Can you imagine how touching it would be especially when you're sharing this enchanting and blissful moment love one! I always believe everyday is a brand new day. Surprises can be happen at anytime anywhere! 

Besides, I was planning for a girls trip and looking for beautiful country yet safe, Taiwan is the best choice.  Taiwan was ranked the 2th safest country in the world in 2015, according to a survey released earlier this month by U.S. lifestyle magazine Presscave. Women traveling by themselves need to take some extra precautions. I can now go oversea with my friends without worry. 

If I Could Make A Wish!

If I could make a wish, I wish  to earn loads and loads money in my lifetime so that I could go round the World and try out every roller coaster! 

I can't find any reason to stop me from visiting Taiwan and of course be a part of the Pingxi Lantern Festival.  If you were to die tomorrow, what would you regret? My greatest regret will be, not traveling aboard. Life is short, Living with no regrets! 

I believe, I'll be there one day, writing down my wish!  See you soon, Taiwan!

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Sembonia Spring / Summer 2015 Trends

Shopping time! Sembonia has launched their spring and summer 2015 collection not long ago! Sembonia embraces creative daring with the help of a pared-down, concise design aesthetic. The Liberal Art of Geometry collection translate bold drama into cool nonchalance, which then gives way to a new purity in pattern. 
A pairing of pale pink and bright yellow draws out the season's cheerful joy. As beautiful statement pieces, this season's offerings deserve to be cherished and worn fashionably with pride.  The streamlined vibe of the bags, shoes and others accessories is a sure-fire way to grab attention. its power-packed combo of angular geomatrics and sculptured lines donates a truly standout quality, as well. 

Went to Sembonia, Pavilion few days ago.  It's the largest of all its outlets. Hari Raya Aidilfitri is just around the corner! Looking for new bag and new shoes to match your outfit? You should visit Sembonia to check out their latest trend! 

For more info, log on to :

Sembonia Website : http://www.sembonia.com/
Sembonia Facebook : https://www.facebook.com/sembonia

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Cuppatea - The Teatox For Weight Loss

Saturday, June 20

Happy Saturday! Let's talk weight loss on this lovely Saturday! I'm introducing you Cuppatea, a weight loss product from UK. Cuppatea-tox is a natural process of cleansing your body through tea drinking. Your body eliminates unwanted toxins from the lungs, kidneys, bowels and skin naturally. Teatoxing also helps you to reduce bloating, increase metabolism and burn fat.

Currently, I'm taking the 14 Days MorningTime Detox and 14 Days Bedtime Cleanse.  Benefits of taking the tea: Burn fat and prevent fat storage, Transformation of energy to burn calories, Improve skin health, Improve sleep quality and Purification detox. 

Tea Packaging in plastic bags with stand up pouches. Easy to keep and very hygienic. Open the package, immediate you can smell the aroma of the leaves. MorningTime Detox and Bedtime cleanse are both contains different types of leaves. 

MorningTime Detox

Drink it every morning to start your day. Just pour hot water over your tea bag, and allow it to steep for 3 minutes. Now take out the tea bag and drink this to reduce your weight. MorningTime Detox contains Mate leaves, Chinese oolong tea, Ginger root, Lotus leaves, Lemongrass, Ginseng root, Dandelion leaf, Gotu kola leaves, Nettle leaves. This Morningtime detox does not produce a laxative effect but contains a small amount of caffeine.

Bedtime Cleanse 

Bedtime Cleanse contains Senna leaves, Burdock root, Liquorice root, Hawthorn leaves, Fenugreek seeds, Peppermint leaves, Chamomile, Psyllium seeds. Drink this every night before heading to bed. Bedtime Cleanse produces a laxative effect to naturally cleanse and detoxify body, approximately 8 hours after usage.

What do I think about this product?
Sometimes, I just can't fall into sleep easily after taking some tea. Surprisingly, I didn't having any sleeping disorder after taking the Bedtime Cleanse. They taste so good and do not smell like Chinese herbs which we use to smell it in the Chinese weight loss tea. All the ingredients in Cuppatea Teatox are 100% natural, no chemical or preservatives and bacteria- free. Isn't this great! 

So far , I do not feel uncomfortable, no headache, no abnormal hearbeat, no sweating... everything just normal. 

Cuppatea is offering FREE SHIPPING delivery. Order now!

Cuppatea Website :     http://www.cuppatea.uk.com/
Cuppatea Facebook Page : https://www.facebook.com/cuppateauk
Cuppates Instagram : http://instagram.com/cuppateauk/

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Overseas Online Shopping Tips!

Monday, June 15

Shopping time! I love online shopping, especially buying from oversea! If you do online shopping you should know how I feel whenever I receive the parcel. Bahaha! People always said : Online shopping is insecure especially overseas online shop. Today I’m going to introduce you a platform where you can shop from several overseas online shop and ship them to your address with high security. 

SHOP and SHOP (SnS) is an international shipping service that allows you to shop from the US, the UK, China, Turkey, UAE, India, South Africa, Hong Kong, Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Singapore, Canada and Malaysia and then deliver it to you at rates you would simply love.

SnS is currently available in over 60 destinations around the world, so it’s no surprise that thousands of shoppers around the globe are SnS lifetime members. 

Register and log in! After log in into SnS account, you can see there’re many address shich listed under the “My Address” column. Different country different address. HOW THIS WORK? Let’s say you buy something from ALIEXPRESS , you should key in ANY ADDRESS as listed in the SnS NOT YOUR OWN HOME ADDRESS. You living in Canada then key in the Canada address that SnS given to you!  If you living in Malaysia then key in the Malaysia address that SnS given to you! Only give your home address to SnS not the Shopping website ya! ( i know its a bit confuse, continue reading and I’ll shown you how )

*TO ALL SHOPPING WEBSITE : key in address that given by SnS ( if you’re in Malaysia choose the Malaysia address don’t choose the US one). Make sure you add in your account number “KUL .....”

*TO SnS ACCOUNT : put your own home address

The reason to do this is because the parcel will send to the Aramex Collection point ( SnS address) then only they send to you (your home). 

Start Shopping! Click into Feature -> Shopping Directory. There are 15 countries where to can choose from. If you’re looking for FOREVER 21 the you may choose CANADA. If you’re looking for Aliexpress and you may choose China. This two shop is my favourite to shop! Hahahaha! FOREVER 21 always having sales, many things are going to be so cheap! 

I chose Aliexpress. So i log in to Aliexpress, buy whatever i want. NOW YOU SEE, HOW DO I KEY IN MY ADDRESS (the SnS address not my home address). Again, if you buying from Malaysia then key in the Malaysia address, If you buying from Singapoer then key in the Singapore address. 

YOU CAN NOW SIT AND WAIT FOR YOUR PARCEL. (eat popcorn, do shopping, go dating with your bf... Continue your daily life as usual. Don’t gan jeong, relax).

You will receive a notification (cheack your email) once your parcel reached your SnS address. After that, log in to your SnS account again, you can see the product list that reached SnS address. 

There’s a shipment number for each of the parcel. Click into the shipment number, then you can track your shipment. 

What I feel about SnS : For me, SnS is a platfrom which bring convinient to me. You might get a little bit confuse at the beginning. But once you do it for the forst time, you gonna fall inlove with it! I can now buy anything form oversea without worrying about my parcel getting lost! The only thing I need to worry is about the seller. Make sure you find the reliable and honest seller. Once the seller send out the parcel and reach our SnS address. There’s nthing to worry about. You can track your parcel at anytime anywhere. SnS app is available for download now! Definitely going to shopping with Shop and Ship again!

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Saturday, June 13










爸爸,你可能在寻找你来世父亲的路上, 但我希望你不要忘了,你的女儿还在等着与你在梦里相见。


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Penang Food Hunt : Char Koay Teow

Tuesday, June 9 76 Jalan Kampar, Taman Kampar, 10460 Pulau Pinang, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

One of the must eat food in Penang - Char Koay Teow.  Red Hat Auntie's Penang Char Kway Teow along Lorong Selamat is one of the famous, MUST TRY char Koay Teow in town! Red Hat Auntie's Penang Char Kway Teow is a small stall inside the Heng Kuat Kafe. I went there on Saturday. As usual, famous restaurant is always full of people. 

RM 10 for one plate of Char Koay Teow. Last year was only RM8 (the power of GST!!!). Char Koay Teow cooked by an old lady with red hat on her head. Don't "kacau" when aunty is cooking ... Our Char Koay Teow served within 5 minutes.  I love it so much when food is served with no frills, but food are still has an edible quality that's acceptable. 

Simple fried koay teow with scallion, prawn and bean sprouts.  This Fried Char Koay Teow  give a little bit spicy taste and they aren't sticky at all. I don't think this koay teow is oily, you can find koay teow which is more oily than this. Somehow i think its a bit pricey at RM10 ... 

Besides char koay teow, they also serve Sotong Kangkung! A very delicious sotong kangkung with crunchy peanut sprinkle.Not over cooked kangkung plus fresh and very chewy squid. Pay another RM10 for this ... adohai ... 

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Penang Food Hunt : Teluk Kumbar Seafood (Penang Beach Side Restaurant)

Sunday, June 7 11950 Teluk Kumbar, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Looking for beach side restaurant in Penang? I'm not going to talk about those high end and romantic restaurant, but, I'm going to introduce you an economic seafood restaurant  that you must try out at least once when you travelling to Penang. If you're looking for very high class fine dining experience, then this post is clearly not for you. Teluk Kumbar is one of the famous beach side restaurant in Penang. Teluk Kumbar Seafood is a seafood restaurant offering a variety of fresh seafood.

I love beach. I love sitting by the shore, feeling the sand in my toes, feeling the fresh air on my face and the wind blowing through my hair ... We reach Teluk Kumbar Seafood Restaurant by 6pm, not so many customers. The place is filthy dirty. Don't put your expectation too high,  there's no beautiful white sand and crystal clear sea water. 

I spent less than RM90 for the dinner. Expensive or not? Let's see what we've ordered! 

First thing to order, satay. There's a small satay stall beside Kumbar Restaurant. The satay is different from regular satay we use to eat at Malay food stall. Their satay do not come with the peanut sauce, but s very special sauce has been added on the meat when served. Their satay do not much fat compare to the regular satay. 

Stir-fried Sweet Potato Leaves with Sambal Belacan. Beside Kangkung, sweet potato leave is one of my favourite local veggie dishes! Nothing special about this dish... ... 

Golden Fragrance (Kam Heong) Mantis Prawn. This is the best mantis prawn i ever try. It was fresh and does taste very good. I love the way they fry prawn mantis, not so oily and the amount of flour added just nice, not too much. the flour is well coated but not thick at all. 100 likes for this dishes! 

Crispy sweet and sour fish!  It's a crunchy  fried fish coated in  sweet and sour sauce, filled with colorful vegetables. The fish meat is still juicy and moist even after deep fried. The fish skin is so crispy! The sauce is thick and gooey. I like things which is really saucy, and I love this sweet and sour fish do much! 

Okay, this is the scariest thing I ever eat. We ordered a small one, but still the portion is big, I don't think 3 people can finish this dish tho. The octopus is so chewy, i chew until my jaw want to drop =.= ... I think I'm scared of octopus already, will stop eating octopus for 1 year. LOL!!! 

If you're looking for some where to go, to spend your precious time with your family, then maybe here would be a good place for you. 

Good night and sweet dream. 
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