Food

Vegetarian vs veganism – Is there a better lifestyle?

Being vegan is one of the latest health trends that has taken the health industry by storm. Whilst it can seem like an expensive hobby rather than a lifestyle, there is a multitude of scientifically-backed ways that a vegan diet can benefit your health. A vegan lifestyle is almost reminiscent of the hunter-gatherer style Paleo-diet…

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Healthier bubble tea? Yes, it’s possible

Since its birth in Taiwan, bubble tea has taken Asia (and some might argue, the world) by the storm. In just the tiny island of Singapore, 47 brands and counting have sprung up all over the city-state. There’s a long-running joke that bubble tea is the symbolic drink for Asians, immortalised by various memes all…

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Nom on These Foods for Better Sleep

Have you had difficulty getting a good night’s rest? Poor quality of sleep can drastically affect your quality of life. Studies have found that poor sleep is associated with a wide range of negative impacts, including decreased performance and increased disease risks. It has been long established that certain foods affect sleep quality. Notably, caffeine…

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Are You Drinking Enough Water?

How many cups of water have you drunk today? It’s common knowledge that water is vital for heath – for survival. Together with air and food, water makes up one of the 3 basic human necessities for life. However, despite the inherent biological importance of water, we somehow often don’t drink enough water. It’s a…

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Skin foods – The secret to a healthy summer glow

As the temperatures rise, the humidity and heat make it essential for us to stay hydrated and healthy. Healthy skin is desirable as it impacts our confidence and self-esteem. The myriad of remedies available in the market promising blemish-free skin and anti-ageing properties are often expensive and can leave our pockets feeling pinched. The most…

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Reduce your Diabetes risk with a healthy diet

Diabetes is a key concern for Singaporeans, given our eating habits and lifestyle. Diabetes is a condition when there is too much sugar in the blood. It is a serious illness that can affect the entire body. If complications occur, it can have a significant impact on the quality of life as well as reduce…

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Lack of sleep can cause you to eat more

According to the latest research from King’s College London, people whom got less than seven hours of sleep on a daily basis had a higher chance of eating more the next day to the tune of nearly 400 calories more. The study examined and collated data from 172 different people across 11 separate studies to…

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