4 Reasons Most Diets Fails, And What You Can Do About It

Stepping on the weighing scale for the first time after having partying over festive seasons is always hard – you don’t know what to expect, and sometimes not knowing feels better because you can escape reality for just a bit longer. But at some point, your clothes feels tighter than it should, and you decide […]

Let’s talk about Dietary Control

Last night I read a social media post that is stuck on my brain. It involved a topic that I feel very strongly about, and one that I encounter both personally and professionally on a daily basis: dietary control. If you follow triathlon, chances are you’re familiar with Holly Lawrence. If not, you can read […]

Wet Brining

A typical busy day at home Conference call is on, kids are on the way home from school, phone buzzing and the list goes on. This is a typical day for a work from home mum, and it does not stop! Because every time the kids are back from schools – first question is “Mummy, […]

How To Eat Healthfully (no numbers required)

Based on sensationalized media mentions, it seems like the only way to eat healthfully these days is to crunch numbers. Macros, calories,  carbs–if you’re not somehow tabulating your daily intake, then you’re missing the disciplined, diet-savvy boat.  Many clients come to me frustrated and weary from being chained to an app, feeling like failures if they don’t […]

G is for Garlic

Also known as the Stinking Rose, did you know it has many beneficial propoerties? Garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, and is used widely for flavouring. However, garlic has also been prescribed as medicine throughout ancient and modern history. Read on for the four health benefits of garlic. Boosts Heart […]

O is for Onion

Onions are found in almost every kitchen, yet many of us are unaware of benefits they offer. Onions are a rich source of quercetin, a chemical that is associated with a reduced risk of coronary heart disease and stroke. However, quercetin is sensitive to heat, and may be lost depending on your cooking method. Studies […]

5 Popular Diets Today

It seems there’s always a new one every couple of months. Here’s an introduction the 5 most popular today. Comfort is a cup of kopi and a generous plate of char kway teow. Yet, your friends or colleagues who are watching their weights may shy away from its springy, smoky goodness. While some diets call […]

3 Common Myths About Dieting

Every so often, we turn to the internet whenever we are looking for a solution to our dieting issues – perks of having such advance technology. However, while internet can provide us with an answer from a reliable source, there are also tons of misconception that were being presented, which may cause more harm than […]