diet

Rice porridge and noodle soup would improve your health

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Do you find yourself suffering from a general feeling of fatigue and exhaustion? Especially if you are not a morning person, you may feel especially tired in the mornings which sometimes cannot be overcome by strong doses of coffee. But in just about 2 months of consistently taking either porridge or noddle soup for breakfast, I feel a very obvious change in my energy levels. I was feeling noticeably much lesser fatigue in the morning and throughout the day.

Meal planning to achieve your health and weight loss goals

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It is now approaching year end and some of us will feel all geared up to start new year with health and fitness goals. To achieve our goals, it helps to have proper planning….as failure to plan would means indirectly planning to fail. However, you would be surprised, if you just spend a little time [...]

Chinese food diet- nutritious, healthy and cost effective

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Unlike the fatty and MSG laden food which one usually find in Chinatown, the typical home cooked meals from a modest Chinese household is simple, easy to learn, tasty, nutritious and can can fit well into a diet plan. Usually served with a bowl of plain rice with 3 dishes and soup. A passage written [...]

It is true, there is no benefit in being fat or obese

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Last Saturday, after reading the article in The Star by Tee Lin Say on “No Benefit in Being Fat“- Weight Gain Simply Drags a Person Down No matter what, I had wanted to write further about that. When I went online to search for the article so that I could link back to it, I [...]

Is taking a supplement the same as biting into an apple?

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Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is a compound that can be inorganically manufactured in the lab from inorganic chemicals. I had that experience first hand in high school mixing 2 chemicals and turn them into ascorbic acid during one of our science project experiment. I still remember my Biology teacher holding up the conical flask [...]

The connection between comfort eating and goals/ purpose in life

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When we are organized and is very focused towards our goals, we tend to have less appetite to eat, or less tendency to overeat. This is something that I am beginning to notice among the highly driven and focused leaders and managers that I have came to know. The traits I’ve noticed: they are very [...]

Why taking too much carbs can easily make you fat

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We often do not see the calories in the small little innocent items that we consume daily. But with each bite, it adds up to our caloric consumption. If we consume mostly carbohydrates, especially refined carbs…..really…we can really gain weight even though we may not feel that we eat a lot. This is especially if [...]

Habit of taking light instead of heavy dinner

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In our office a number of my colleagues, myself included regularly have to work late. By the time some of them commute back home,  it would be late….and they would still be taking their regular dinner. It does not take long for one to gain weight especially at the tummy area. If we want to [...]

Losing weight without a gym membership- some success stories

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I want to share with you a few inspiring stories of friends I knew who managed to lose weight. The methods they use are simple but works for them. We all know that the tried and tested method of Weight loss = calorie output > calorie intake. There are many exercise and diet plans out [...]

What to do if you feel constant hunger/food cravings

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Years of eating fastfood, coupled with a sedentary lifestyle can alter our metabolism and on how we deal with food that is ingested. If your meal consist mainly of carbohydrates- the simple carbs with high glycemic index, you can find yourself getting hungry within the next hour even though you have eaten a large plate [...]