Introduction to CAN Meal

No single food can provide all the nutrients with your body needs. Having a moderate, varied, well-balanced diet and exercising can help to stay healthy well into the future. CAN Meal is a health initiative by Food Canopy to encourage everyone to make healthy choices by offering our well-balanced meal – CAN Meal. To ensure …

CAN Station @ ITE

To promote a healthy eating lifestyle, delivering healthy messaging is one of the main strategies. Food Canopy’s CAN Station at Cafeteria B, Level 3 help increase health awareness and to encourage students and employees of the Institute of Technical Education (ITE) West to practice healthier eating habits and lifestyle. Drop by at ITE Cafeteria B …

Calories: Are all calories equal?

Each gram of carbohydrate and protein contribute 4kcal, while each gram of fat provides 9kcal. Therefore, calories are not equal in all food group. Even though carbohydrate contributes lower calories than fat, due to the diet pattern in Singapore which consumes mostly refined carbs, for example, bee hoon, noodle and white rice, which are associated …

Carbohydrate and Starchy Foods

One of our major source for carbohydrate is starchy foods and starchy foods play a significant part in a well-balanced diet. Starchy Foods The major source of energy (calories) comes from starchy foods and starchy foods also contribute to a wide variety of nutrients (examples: vitamins B, fibre, calcium and iron.) towards your healthy diet. …

Nuts: Good or Bad for health?

Nuts are great sources of minerals such as magnesium, iron, potassium, selenium, phosphorus, calcium and potassium. Also, nuts are rich in vitamins like folate and vitamin E. Nuts should be included in a well-balanced diet. Besides that, nuts consist of mostly unsaturated fats which enhance heart health through lower the levels of bad cholesterol in …

Superfood Snack – Acai Bowl Recipe

Enjoy this nutritious and antioxidant bowl simply at home with this recipe! Serve 2   Ingredients Acai smoothie base: 100g frozen acai berry 1/2 cup  Apple juice 1 small frozen banana 1/2 cup  frozen strawberries 1/2 cup  frozen blueberries   Toppings: (Below are suggested toppings for one Acai bowl. Feel free to add any of  your favourite toppings and add to your desired quantity.) …