The tide is turning in Ho Chi Minh City, away from the ‘khong duong, khong sua’ places to a more natural, healthy taste. And Guanabana Smoothies, with their careful sourcing and emphasis on natural, fresh ingredients, is a big part of this sea change.
Vietnam is an amazing country — a developing country. Which brings many interesting situations in regard to health, wealth and longevity.
“Antibiotic Resistance a ‘Catastrophic Threat.’” — Reuter’s headline, March 2014
“Antibiotic Apocalypse. A terrible future could be on the horizon, a future which rips one of the greatest tools of medicine out of the hands of doctors.” — BBC headline
Embarking on a mission to find out what the future has in store for urban running in Vietnam, Karen Hewell laces up her neon Nike trainers and talks with ultra-marathoner Huy Mai during his morning run. Photo by Kyle Phanroy
John Kis came to Vietnam on a posting for Engineers Without Borders 5 years ago. A selfish desire for poached eggs on sourdough rye led him to create The Hanoi Social Club in 2011. Part cafe, part intimate music venue, The Hanoi Social Club has hosted over 30 music acts from all over the world.
Monosodium glutamate is used extensively in Vietnamese cuisine. But is it really all that bad for you? Words by Nick Ross
About this time of year — approximately two to four months after New Year — I see dissatisfied people who just aren’t getting results or are constantly picking up injuries from their resolutions to become healthier and slimmer.
In honour of World Health Day, the Hanoi Holistic Health Group is presenting their second annual Hanoi Health Day on Sunday, May 11 at Zenith Yoga Studio. With the help of international health experts and illuminating presentations, kids and adults alike will have the opportunity to learn more about living healthy in the city, and can enjoy a healthy snack or two from the Zenith Café.
From May 19 to Jun. 20, Life Bright International will help you to acquire the life focus you need to feel comfortable in your own skin and flow through your life in the Self Settlement Course.
It’s early afternoon, you find yourself hunched over the keyboard with your head tilted at a funny angle, a growing pain in your lower back or shoulders and the to-do list still weighing on your ming. Not only is this sapping your energy and creativity, which reduces your productivity, it is going to affect your quality of life.