Avocado, the superfruit!

Avocado has always been prized as a diet booster to many health junkies, and many add them in their daily breakfast as they swear by its health benefits. So what is so amazing about this “alligator” pear? (got its name from the rough skin and pear shape) There are three main reasons why you should …

Eat chilli, burn calories.

Tired of losing weight through popping pills and drinking slimming tea? How about burning calories the more natural way? For chilli lovers, let me bring you some good news. Not only spicy food tantalizes your taste buds, it also helps you lose some weight as you wolf down your tom yum soup or your kimchi …

Goodness of Brown rice

Hate the colour and texture of brown rice? Prefer your shiny, pearly white rice grains any time? Before you start explaining why you don’t take brown rice, let this article show you why should START incorporating some of these copper-brown grains in your diet. First of all, what makes brown rice, BROWN? Most people are …

Caffeine. Good or Bad?

Many of us love our coffee and tea because they are our de facto perk-me-up-drink in the morning. And with cafes and bubble tea shops sprouting up everywhere these days, many of us might be consuming more caffeine than we realised and needed. Caffeine consumption has always been a topic of controversy. So it is …

Fibre Power!

In case you haven’t heard, Colon or colorectal cancer is the NUMBER ONE CANCER in Singapore! So what is Colon cancer?  Colon cancer is defined as the cancer of the intestines and the rectum. Most patients do not develop colon cancer overnight but slowly over the years. Usually, the first sign of colon cancer is …

Lesser sugar, smaller waistline.

Apart from dietary fats, what is the biggest culprit behind weight gain? Yes, you are right! Sugar! Now before you slam sugar as the bad guy who gives you the cavities and extra bulge, please understand that it is impossible to eliminate sugar totally from our diet because they are present in different forms everywhere, …

Is Vegetable Oil healthy for you?

Most of us will link the word “vegetable” to healthy food choices and even healthier dishes ..but what if you realise that your favourite brand of vegetable oil is actually……unhealthy? To start with, let us understand what vegetable oil is. Vegetable oil is oil derived from plants and common examples of vegetable oil are soyabean …