Monthly Archives: January 2015

Can You Get Enough Calcium From Only Milk?

This questions comes up frequently, so let’s take a quick look at the daily recommendations for calcium requirements. I will draw from my experience as a naturopathic doctor in Singapore to discuss the amounts of calcium in milk and dairy, show how much dairy you would actually need to consume, and relate alternatives to dairy. […]

What are Heartburn and GERD, and Do Antacids Help?

We often hear several ads on Antacids to help with heart burn or GERD. You probably have someone in the family with heartburn who is probably on some form of acid lowering medications. As a functional medicine doctor in Singapore, I get questions about antacids frequently. How are these meds supposed to decrease the heartburn? […]