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 …

That Relationship with Food Needs Work

In modern days, many disordered eating behaviours are glamourized by social media. People are openly discussing about what they eat and not. And that, inadvertently creates a topic online or amongst friends. Even though there is no firmed definition of disordered eating, it could be considered as any form of abnormal eating behaviour, despite not …

You are not alone.

It is indeed a stressful period for a lot of people during this pandemic. During this time of uncertainty, routines have been disrupted, and that could potentially result in a lot of stress and tension. Especially during COVID-19 restrictions, loneliness might be something that could impact one’s daily living negatively. Evidence-based studies have shown a …

Give Eggs a Chance.

When we talk about eggs, people usually raise their eyebrows with concern as the egg yolk is rich in cholesterol. The thing is that cholesterol in eggs does not have a significant effect on blood cholesterol. In fact, what we can focus is to limit the amount of saturated fat (bad fat) intake. By consuming …

Do you know?

Do you know that edamame is an immature soybean? When they are being harvested, they are green in colour. After the pods are being harvested, they harden and becomes yellow in colour. This means that the beans have matured and are ready to be used to make soy products like tofu and soy drinks. Unprocessed …

Size does matter?

Do you know that if you are given a larger plate of food or a larger can drink, you would mindlessly eat more? These days, there are so many food products from burgers to drinks with an upsized option. And clever marketing schemes would also promote that it is better for value! For instance, if …