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    Eat Fresh, Eat Well: Ryoshi Izakaya Signature

    Rule of thumb when it comes to socializing is to appreciate the ones who are kind to you. Perhaps someone asks you out for a date, friends send you home although their house isn’t in the same direction with yours, or you’re invited for dinner. The appreciation doesn’t have to be ‘tit-for-tat’. It’s as simple as bringing them their favorite snack from your home country when you balik kampong and paying for the parking ticket. Or, you can also write a blog post about it, as I do 🙂 Last weekend, I was invited by a friend to his newly-opened Japanese restaurant at Atria Shopping Gallery. We actually haven’t talked…

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    The Fat Within: Understanding Sarcopenic Obesity

    At the time the photo above taken (around one month ago), I was at the verge of becoming a sarcopenic obese. Now I am. A few days ago, I did a body composition analysis at the gym. The InBody machine will give analysis reports of your muscle-fat, obesity, segmental lean and body water. It also suggests if you need to gain or lose weight, fat and muscle. My recent analysis states that I’m a sarcopenic obese. I was like, WHAT? HOW COME?? Have you heard about sarcopenic obesity? It’s a condition when you experience both sarcopenia (low muscle mass/strength/physical performance) and obesity (high degree of fat accumulate in the body).…