Thursday, September 10, 2009

C is for Skin

Vitamin C has long being regarded as a kind of vitamin which aids in preventing diseases like scurvy, and vitamin C is also said to be extremely effective in boosting our immune system. Besides all these greatness vitamin C can bring us, a recent study reveals further hidden strength this microelement can bring upon mankind.

This new role of vitamin C, concerns greatly with the health of our skin. Previously, news and studies of vitamin C in skin treatment seemed to be a statement which did not contain any supportive evidence. But for now, Researchers who hailed from the University of Leicester had found that Vitamin C helps in healing skin wounds as well as protecting DNA damage of skin cells.

Researchers mentioned that the ultraviolet rays from the sun might cause skin lesions, and in the long run, might also cause the occurrence of skin cancer, through the free radical formation and DNA damage. Such findings that Vitamin C aids in skin treatment just appear as a great gospel to all who are very much concern about their skins.

GT&F Products have great potentials in maintaining youthful skins in the consumers. In addition, if the consumers simply grab a citrus fruit each day, the skin treatment process as well as the outcome of skin protection will definitely be even greater and synergistic!

With that, further studies will be carried out to determine the relationship between Vitamin C and skin lesions, as well as the potential of Vitamin C in fighting cancers.

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

OPP ~ 21st Century Breakthrough Health and Beauty (Product Talk)

In the grips of an economic downturn, consumer’s minds are still focused on eating healthy foods. In general, Malaysians today are becoming more health conscious especially during this critical period when the outbreak of H1N1 infection is getting uncontrolled. People place emphasis on achieving health benefits through making specific food choices and look for food products that incorporate nutritional ingredients that provide specific health benefits. This factor is expected to drive the growth of the natural health market in Malaysia.

Mr. Lim Hua San, the managing director of GTF Company had once again talked on the GT&F® milk powder on 7th September 2009 (Monday). “Mother Breast Milk " Just the word itself sounds comforting! It was a very first food to human being and is a loving link, given and taken between a mother and a baby. It was the baby only path to survival. It is the best food for human beings. Thus, GT&F® milk powder is a very special formulated GTF supplement as well as emulated mother breast milk product. With GTF in its most primal and natural environment, it is readily absorbed by our body. Long term consumption of GT&F® can replenish the GTF stores and helps to regain lost health.

Next up, Mr. Hugo Lim, the crown manager of GTF Company had presented on GTF New Marketing Plan. By using network marketing, the marketing strategy for the 21st century, GTF has opened the door of opportunity to anyone who has the drive, determination and perseverance to start a business. This plan will help the distributors to outsell their competition and it will ease their path to gain even more profits from the business. Their will be able to plan strategically for every next step and know-how should implement it successfully.


The best six doctors anywhere
And no one can deny it
Are sunshine, water, rest, and air
Exercise and diet.
These six will gladly you attend
If only you are willing
Your mind they'll ease
Your will they'll mend
And charge you not a shilling.

~Nursery rhyme quoted by Wayne Fields,
What the River Knows, 1990

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Hypertension & Memory

Metabolic syndrome is known as the combination of medical disorders that increase the risk of developing cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. The risk factors of metabolic syndrome include overweight (obesity), sedentary lifestyle, aging, diabetes mellitus, lipodystrophy and many more. But for now, the true meaning of metabolic syndrome seems to expand further as more and more new researches and studies relate to health are unveiled.

One of the latest studies concerning to one of the metabolic syndromes, is a shocking news which mentioned that people who have high blood pressure records could also possibly encountering a phenomenon where they experience cognitive impairment.

According to the study published in the August 25, 2009, in the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology; high blood pressure is linked to people who are over 45 of age. The researchers had conducted a study over approximately 20,000 people whose aged 45 or older, and these people had no history in having a stroke or a mini-stroke.

However, the results showed that 7.6% of the population had cognitive problems, while 9,844 individuals from the population, or 49.6% of them, had high blood pressure.

Researchers suggested that for every 10-point of increment in blood pressure reading (in diastolic pressure), the odds of that person in having cognitive problems are generally 7% higher. Nevertheless, further study and details are required to support such postulation.