Sugar and YOU, to love or not to love.

When the word “sugar“ pops out among healthies (health conscious folks) and aunties alike, the facial expression from kind and calm quickly turns into a sour rage induced version instead. With the rise of diabetes, obesity and other non-communicable diseases being linked to the excessive consumption of sugar, it’s really no surprise that this ought Read more about Sugar and YOU, to love or not to love.[…]

Basic nutrition 101: Fruits & Vegetables

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT FRUITS & VEGGIES 1) They’re packed full with vitamins and minerals. So the immediate hoo haa about fruits and veggies is the focus to micronutrients. When it comes to nutrients, there are essentially 2 types, macro and micro. Macro nutrients covers the big stuff like carbohydrates, proteins and Read more about Basic nutrition 101: Fruits & Vegetables[…]

Why I love Tofu: 5 Things to love about TOFU!

5 Things to love about TOFU! The japanese have made numerous innovations with the simple product known as soy. From eating in on it’s own (Edamame) to fermenting it (Miso), there’s so much to love about them, at least culinarily speaking of course. But another product soy produces is none other than TOFU! Not only Read more about Why I love Tofu: 5 Things to love about TOFU![…]

Understanding Disease & Nutrition: Obesity & Weight Loss

5 things you need to know about Obesity & Weight Loss.   1) Obesity is a disease, although it can be derived from poor lifestyle choices. So when it comes to the topic of being overweight or obese, you may have heard of people saying that it’s merely a choice, not a disease! That inferring Read more about Understanding Disease & Nutrition: Obesity & Weight Loss[…]

STAYING HEALTHY DURING RAMADAN

5 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO TO STAY HEALTHY DURING RAMADAN It’s the time of the year again where the Muslims all over the world begin to fast for 1 month. During this time, Food Bazaars reign free and along with it, excessive amount of good foods and of course, inevitably great excessive calories and Read more about STAYING HEALTHY DURING RAMADAN[…]

Coffee & Acrylamide; Is it SAFE?

SHOULD YOU BE WORRIED ABOUT ACRYLAMIDE IN YOUR COFFEE? By the end of March, a California judge’s ruling that would require coffee to be branded with cancer warning labels. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check this out here! Although this mattered happen overseas, that doesn’t stop it from being spread over to Read more about Coffee & Acrylamide; Is it SAFE?[…]

Basic nutrition 101: Carbohydrates

5 things you need to know about carbohydrates. 1) Carbohydrates are a macronutrient! Aside from fat and protein, carbohydrates are 1 of the 3 essential macronutrients. It is a compound made up of carbon, hydrogen and oxygen atoms and hence “carbohydrates”. As plants create carbohydrates in the form of starch for their daily energy needs, Read more about Basic nutrition 101: Carbohydrates[…]