What is Visceral Fat?

What is V.fat? Visceral fat (or V.fats) are fats that are stored in your vital organs in your body. They are dangerous because you cannot feel them or see them…unlike the glistening oil on your curry or the beautiful deep fried chicken wings. It doesn’t just affect overweight or obese people. Skinny people or people with …

Maximise your air-fryer, minimise your calories!

Air-fried Har Cheong Gai Preparation time: 10 minutes          Marination time: 2 hrs or overnight Air-frying time; 10 minutes     Servings: 2 Deep fried version- Calories: 750 kcal per serving   Fats: 60g per serving Air fried version- Calories: 450 kcal per serving   Fats 31g per serving Ingredients: 8 medium sized chicken wings, 2 tbsp cornflour …

The 6th sense… in your tastebud!

More and more people are familiar with the word, umami which is a word to describe brothy and savoury food such as miso soup or barbeque meat. While umami is the 5th taste sense, there is a newly minted taste concept known as kokumi! This “sixth sense” expands and enhances the other five previous tastes …

Sleep Better with these Nutrition Hacks

Quality sleep is important for better productivity, concentration, skin health and overall wellbeing. Establishing a healthy sleep routine is essential. The following are a few nutrition-related tips to consider that may help your routine. 1. Adjust the time that you eat before bed Eating before sleeping might disrupt your sleep may not be a good …

Gluten-Free DOES NOT Equate to Healthier

If you have a medical condition like celiac disease, yes, it is important to avoid gluten. Even so, a product being gluten-free, it does not mean that it becomes a healthier product. Gluten-free products can still be packed with heaps of sugar, fat, and whatnots. When gluten is being removed during manufacturing of the product, …

Detox is Fake News

Have you been spending money on ‘detox’ products promising to achieve a flat tummy or glowing skin? Detoxing in a medical stance is referred to a detoxification process where victims of substance abuse must endure and go through. Any other use of this term is not legitimate at all. 1. THEY DO NOT WORK Thank …