diet

Calories information available in the Air Asia in-flight menu

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Update: Many of the items listed below is no longer available in the menu. Also the prices would have changed as this article was written in 2012. Their in flight menu is limited (good to prevent food wastage) – however you can pre-order the food when doing the booking (sometimes if the same food is [...]

Acidic blood causing constant tiredness, cancer, stiffness, insomnia…

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Below is a forwarded article containing case studies of how acidic blood causes various conditions such as tiredness, bulging lower stomach, breathless and cancer among other conditions. Acidic blood is contributed by diet, stress levels and sleeping patterns. I have just received the article below via email from my friend- it contains Mandarin translation. There [...]

Common pitfalls that is causing weight gain

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What causes most people to be overweight is because they tend eat because of stress, boredom, loneliness, sadness, or feeling powerless. During these recent year, my weight too had started to creep back. For me, my weight is always in direct correlation with my work demands. If I find work to be stressful, I would crave [...]

So you think instant noodles is good for you?

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Few years ago, I posted an article on the downside of instant noodles.  Up till recently, I started receiving some ‘strong’  feedback on the post- opposing about instant noodles. My respond to all this is: “only you know what’s best for you”. If we love a certain food and people criticize it, it may really [...]

The terrible consequence of drinking beer and eating uncooked meat

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I know beer/ chilled wine and steak and lamb chop goes hand in hand in the Western meal indulgence. Many people like their steak/ lamb chop served raw or medium. If you constantly enjoy your steak/ lamb chop raw or medium or half cooked together with beer and wine ….and suffering from stomach uneasiness and [...]

Bubble Tea- addictive and high in calories

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A number of people I know is very addicted to the bubble milk tea- to be specific, the one from the Chatime. Now that Chatime delivers to the office, almost everyday there would be people from my office ordering and they would have no difficulty meeting the minimum order amount of 16 in order to [...]

How much it takes to burn off the calories from your favourite treats

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This information appeared in Shape magazine (April 2012), one of my favourite magazine. The visual and calorie information gives us a good indication of the price we need to pay for that impulsive treat indulgence. It may make us think twice before mindlessly opening that packet of candy bar, peanuts, jelly beans or chocolates: Gosh, [...]

Calories in Common Chinese New Year favourites

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Found this very good article resource in The Star paper that states the calories contained in common Malaysian food- especially when the festive season is happening, you may want to have a better idea of the amount of calories that you are consuming. Below is taken from The Sunday Star dated 22 January 2012 written [...]

Losing weight need not be complicated and cost lots of money

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Actually losing weight is not really that hard- all you need is to be more aware of what you eat and cut down gradually on the portion of carbohydrates that you are taking in the form of rice, sugar, bread and other flour based items. Recently during a training I met one of the trainer- [...]