Friday, December 24, 2021

Vit’s Italian Mi Goreng Series Will Definitely light up Your Christmas Theme

 Hello, Vit’s Noodles Lover! Let’s welcome December with a festive cheer because we’re definitely feeling the holiday spirit! Christmas is coming and there could be no greater method for partaking in this merry season than with some Christmassy food and pastries. Furthermore, nothing rings in the bubbly cheer like Christmas gifts and food, obviously!



Do you guys know that Vit Makanan (Kuala Lumpur) Sdn Bhd started out as a food trading company in 1975 and gradually ventured into the instant noodle industry. Since the expansion and with the best people in hand, our capabilities and resources have empowered us closer to becoming the world’s preferred noodle expert that signifies global standards in nutritional value, quality and services.

Christmas is a magical season and by buying Vit’s products, you can absolutely feel the Christmas soul! Vit’s Noodles will be happy to introduce to you guys about our new Italian series that definitely will level up your instant noodles craving.



Aglio Olio is a traditional Italian pasta dish from Naples, Italy. Usually cooked with just olive oil and garlic, Aglio Olio is fragrant and a classic pasta dish. You should attempt Vit's Italian Mi Goreng Aglio Olio flavor that is tasty, we bet.

If you prefer tomato-based pasta sauces, Vit’s also got it in Bolognese flavour! Made with fresh tomatoes, garlic and herbs, their new Vit’s Italian Mi Goreng Bolognese is going to be any kid’s or adults comfort food.

Therefore, we would like to take this opportunity to present you with our new product “Vits Italian Mi Goreng Carbonara” featuring exclusive products for you to taste and enjoy. Vits Italian Mi Goreng Carbonara is the latest menu of Vits Italian Mi Goreng series. Its Italian Mi Goreng Carbonara is a combination of Mi Goreng inspired by the classic Italian menu. Introducing the latest Vits Italian Carbonara from Vits made from cheese, chicken ham, butter, chili flakes and cream adding the aura of Italian cuisine. It tastes just as good as being in Italy. Vits Italian Carbonara Fried Noodles is free of preservatives and artificial colors.



The taste of classic cuisine that will satisfy you and the preparation of simple and original recipes. Perfect for those of you who care about time and the aroma of real Italian cuisine.  You can make delicious Italian-style Mi Goreng in as few as four or five steps at home to satisfy your Italian food cravings.

You can be sure that these Italian-style quick noodles will become your new favorite meal due to their affordable prices.

Been craving for your favorite comfort food? You know where to buy? The promo is only Rm 5.95 available at Shopee and Lazada. 



Now you can grab the first and only Malaysia’s Italian Series Instant Noodles from @vits_malaysia. Products are available online and Aeon stores at the moment.

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Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Living With COVID-19 : A New Era with a Multi-Pronged Approach in Response to COVID-19

 While the pandemic continues to devastate communities around the world, it is apparent that the COVID-19 virus will be among us for a long time. In Malaysia, the COVID-19 pandemic has not only impacted the economy and the society, but also our healthcare resources. With this in mind, Roche Malaysia recently organised a media round table to focus on the management, interventions and treatment options, aside from the required vaccinations, to help communities, especially the vulnerable patients, cope with living the new normal. 



The esteemed panelists included Dr Chua Hock Hin, Consultant of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases from the Sarawak General Hospital and Dr Leong Hoe Nam, Consultant of Infectious Diseases at Rophi Clinic, from Mount Elizabeth Novena Specialist Centre, Singapore while the session was moderated by Dr. Peter Tok from the Centre for Clinical Outcome Research, Institute for Clinical Research, Malaysia.   


“The public needs to be aware that there are  treatment options  which are present now  and soon to be available which will help to control symptoms, as well as contributing to the prevention  and treatment of this disease,” said Dr. Peter. He believes that these tools are needed to prevent and fight future COVID-19 outbreaks and minimise economic shutdowns while ensuring the public feels more at ease living with COVID-19.




 

“COVID-19 is the biggest global health challenge of our time, but how do we learn to live with it? said Dr. Chua. “One of the best ways is to equip ourselves with the necessary knowledge to understand the disease and the variety of treatment options which includes modern medicines, diagnostics solutions and vaccines. As we are all aware, many companies, research institutions and governments are working tirelessly in collaboration to find therapies that have the potential to treat and manage COVID-19, while the search for safe and effective treatments must continue. That is why it is imperative that the healthcare system acts early alongside vaccines with preventive and treatment methods, in order to eradicate the COVID-19 disease.”


He also added that the “most vulnerable" COVID-19 patients need to be protected as these are patients who are unable to build up an adequate antibody response against COVID-19. These patients, although they have been vaccinated, are also susceptible to breakthrough infection due to their underlying medical comorbidities or medications. “There are a number of different treatments available as well as currently being developed, aiming to address the needs of both non- hospitalised and hospitalised sick patients,  ranging from prophylactic therapies to treatment. This will hopefully help to prevent them from developing severe illness and offer more treatment options when they are  hospitalised, allowing these patients to have a new ‘normal’ and living with COVID-19.”


Dr Leong mentioned that apart from clinical care, supplemental oxygen and mechanical ventilation, there are several treatment options which have proven effective in treating patients with COVID-19 such as neutralising antibodies (NAbs), anti-virals, immunomodulators.  Commenting on NAbs, he said “These neutralising antibodies are naturally occurring antibodies that play an important role in the immune system. They signal the presence of a pathogen in the body so that white blood cells can locate and kill it. Neutralising antibodies are responsible for blocking the entry of a pathogen into a cell so that it is firstly unable to infect healthy cells, and secondly, it is unable to replicate and cause severe infection1. Antivirals on the other hand, work differently depending on the drug and virus type. Antivirals can block receptors so viruses can’t bind to and enter healthy cells, helping it fight off a viral infection and lower the viral load, which is the amount of active virus, in the body2 . Another treatment includes immunomodulators. This is a class of agent that stimulates or suppresses the immune system. We see it used in the fight against cancer, infection, or other diseases3.



Dr Leong further commented on NAbs, stating that, “These NAbs are a state of the art treatment and if given early to patients, we significantly reduce morbidity and  mortality of these patients.  We have made it this far throughout the pandemic, and we will continue to be resilient to face more upcoming challenges, especially with these innovative treatments.”

 

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Roche has explored multiple approaches to meet the needs of those affected by the virus. Although vaccination rates are increasing globally, most countries are entering a fourth wave of rising cases, and treatment options for the full range of disease severity and variants of concern are still needed. 


Deepti Saraf, the General Manager of Roche (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd said that, “In these exceptional times, we are committed to working with our healthcare system in their fight against COVID-19 and minimising its impact. We have developed a growing number of diagnostic solutions that help to detect and diagnose the infection, and continue to develop and support potential therapies which can play a role in treating the disease.”

 

“The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond those who contract it. That is why we are working with healthcare providers, authorities and organisations to help make sure patients continue to receive the latest innovation in tests, treatment and care they need during these challenging times. Building on a longstanding tradition of partnerships, we are working together to make healthcare stronger and more sustainable in the future.”

 


Thursday, December 2, 2021

Teeth Whitening | Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening Toothpaste Review

White teeth and a shiny, sparkling smile have been the biggest oral care trend over the last decade, stimulated by the visual-driven social media environment. During virtual meetings do you find yourself paying more attention and drawn to the person with the shiny smile? Is your own smile ready for a Zoom close-up when you are on Teams? 


Try this: smile widely, take a selfie, then zoom in for a closer look at your teeth. If you notice stains or discolorations, the new Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening Toothpaste can help you achieve whiter teeth and a brighter smile at home in just 14 days, and further helps to prevent stain build-up.  


Fresh & White is from LION Japan, the No.1 oral care company in Japan, that is backed by 130 years of experience in oral care development & innovation.  The smiling polar bear icon of Fresh & White is a mainstay of many Malaysian bathrooms, loved for its refreshing minty taste, and long-lasting breath-freshening power. 



The new Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste was developed with our digital lifestyles in mind that have made us hyper-aware of our appearance and our smile.  


Do you know that our daily food and drinks are one of the cuplrits of stained teeth? More importantly as a nation of foodies would you want to give these foods and drinks up? 


The coffee, teh tarik, boba tea, fruit juices and carbonated drinks that fuel our lives and socialisation are among the main sources of stains on teeth. Other pigmented, highly-flavoured food such as curries, soy sauce, tomato-based sauces, vinegar, lemon, beetroot, and colourful candies contribute to stains on teeth.  You can try to cut them out of your diet, or simply switch to Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste to keep your teeth whiter with confidence smile shiny and sparkling. 


The revolutionary Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste is formulated with Japanese volcanic mineral and advanced whitening agent to effectively whiten teeth while being gentle to teeth enamel that helps you present a shiny, sparkling smile at all times. 


Simple to use, cost effective and without harmful side effects, make the Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste part of your daily personal self-care routine. Take on the #FreshNWhite2WeeksChallenge. Brush for two minutes, twice a day with Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste as part of a good oral care routine for best results. You will see a brighter, more confident smile in just two weeks. 




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Figure 1: Comparison of Stain Removal Rate between Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening Toothpaste vs Leading Brand of Ordinary Toothpaste 



The efficacy of Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste is proven with a stain removal rate more than double of ordinary toothpaste through lab-testing  in Japan.

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Figure 2: Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening Toothpaste is proven to remove stains better than ordinary toothpaste, results on artificial tooth enamel 


Lab-testing involved twice daily brushing of two minutes per session on artificial tooth enamel discs made of material that is similar to human teeth using Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening on one set, and ordinary toothpaste on the other set. The results prove that Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening Toothpaste is effective in removing stubborn stain build-up on artificial tooth enamel. 


Besides, the benefits of Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening go beyond stain removal as its Anti-Sugar Shield technology is fortified with double fluoride to help prevent cavities by making tooth enamel more resistant to the action of sugar acids produced by bacteria and increasing remineralisation to strengthen enamel. With Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste, your shiny, sparkling smile is backed by stronger cavity-free teeth! 


Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening toothpaste completes your shiny, sparkling smile with a burst of freshness with fresh mint taste. This sweet, well-rounded minty freshness leaves the mouth and breath feeling fresh and clean, giving you confidence in every breath, even with your mask on! 


Enjoy this affordable at-home teeth whitening solution for the entire family that whitens teeth, helps prevents further stain build-up, while strengthening teeth and helping to prevent cavities as well as freshening breath for shiny, sparkling smiles.


Mandy Tan, Marketing Manager for Oral Care Department at Southern Lion Sdn Bhd says, “Bright smiles are the best asset for any social media feed but keeping our teeth free of stains is challenging especially when so many of us love coffee, tea and the variety of delicious Malaysian food. Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening is the perfect addition to you and your family’s oral care routine. It whitens, brightens, strengthens, protects your teeth, and freshens your breath, effectively and affordably. Try it for 14 days and you will see the difference. Be the confident star of your next virtual meeting for all the right, bright reasons with a shiny, sparkling smile with Fresh & White.”


Fresh & White Volcanic Whitening is produced under the highest safety and quality standards. All Fresh & White products are Halal certified, safe for use by Muslims. The 140g tube retails for RM6.10 while the twin pack (2 X 140g) is available at RM10.50. To find out more visit http://freshandwhite.com.my




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