Food that gives you pleasure and provides a reward to your brain has the potential of becoming addictive, with sugary, fatty or salty foods at the top of the list. How do you determine if you have a food addiction? How can you avoid confusing it for food cravings? Dr Vincent Candrawinata explains. #AskDrVincent
Chinese New Year is a season for feasting with family and loved ones, which can be challenging for those who struggle with controlling their food intake. Can we feast strategically without much regret? Why are high GI foods harmful for our health and what are the benefits of consuming low GI foods? Dr Vincent Candrawinata explains. #AskDrVincent
Marie Kondo’s ‘spark joy’ method of decluttering is making waves again, thanks to a new Netflix series ‘Tidying Up with Marie Kondo’. But how can decluttering benefit our well being? Can you KonMari your way to good health? Dr Vincent Candrawinata explains. #AskDrVincent
Ultra anti-oxidants are good for fighting free radicals, which are involved in aging, energy and serious illness like pancreatic cancer, skin cancer and bowel cancer.
The problem has been to invent a method to extract these ultra anti-oxidants. It has been unsolved for decades.
Dr Vincent Candrawinata has invented a way to do this with his team at the University of Newcastle, and the product is now being produced and brought to market in an Australian and world first.
Can you undo the damage of an unhealthy lifestyle with detoxing and cleansing? Researcher at the University of Newcastle and Founder of Renovatio Dr Vincent Candrawinata debunks myths about detoxing and cleansing programmes, and shares natural and safe ways you can detox. #AskDrVincent
One of Google’s 10 most searched diets for 2018 was the Gundry Diet - a diet that rethinks the food pyramid. It replaces the old foundation of pasta, bread and cereal with approved fats, leafy greens and cruciferous vegetables. Dr Vincent Candrawinata explains what you need to know about lectins and gives his take on the "Plant Paradox". #AskDrVincent
There are different reasons as to why your work causes you to pack on kilograms. Stress, lack of physical activity, free cakes and chocolate in the office, business lunches and dinners or even commuting all play a part.