When life gives you Mandarin Oranges, make… Mandarin Orange Chicken! πŸŠπŸ”πŸŠ (Part II)

🐭 新年快乐!Happy Chinese New Year! 🐭 Craving for a savoury dish but worried about your calorie and fat intake with all the CNY feasting? Presenting to you Part II of our CNY recipe, our Mandarin Orange Chicken (金鸑ζŠ₯ε–œ) - a healthier version prepared by our dietitians. Enjoy the treat! 🍊🍊 Try out this delicious goodness... Continue Reading →

When life gives you Mandarin Oranges, make… Mandarin Orange Upside Down Cake! 🍊🍊 (Part I)

🧧🧧 ζ­ε–œε‘θ΄’! 🧧🧧 Mandarin oranges have always been considered as a traditional symbol of good fortune. The orange hue of the fruit is also said to symbolise "gold" - making it a very auspicious fruit! 🍊🍊 Introducing the Mandarin Orange Upside Down Cake (金金糕升), a delicious and healthy treat prepared by our dietitians which is... Continue Reading →

A new year with a “new” heart

Chinese New Year is around the corner and it is common to celebrate with festive snacks which may have high salt content despite they do not taste salty. Salt is a mineral and made up of sodium and chloride. We need sodium to maintain blood pressure, support the optimum function of nerves and muscles as... Continue Reading →

Tis a Season to Stay Healthy

It is that magical time of the year again. With Christmas and New Year around the corner, it inevitably involves feasting and possibly overindulging in buffet spreads and booze. This festive period can be a challenging time to eat well. However, with mindful and strategic eating, it is still possible to be merry without the... Continue Reading →

Chocolate for Valentine’s Day?

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY With Valentine's Day around the corner, it is time to prepare gifts for your loved ones. Chocolate is no doubt one of the most popular picks. We love chocolate primarily because it smells good and tastes good. But chocolate isn't just sensual, it is health giving.   HEALTH BENEFITS Chocolate is made... Continue Reading →

CNY Eating Survival Guide

Do you tend to overindulge during the holiday season? Has it always been a challenge to eat healthier during Chinese New Year? To eat smarter during this festive period without sabotaging your health or waistline, keep in mind to practice these 3 principles: Quality, Quantity, and Frequency. Quality You don’t have to deprive yourself of... Continue Reading →

Happy Healthy Diwali

What is Diwali without tasty goodies, but who said healthy can't be tasty? Enjoy a healthier festive season by making some small changes. See below for some simple swaps that can make you and your loved ones healthier this Diwali! Other practical tips: Limit yourself to 2 - 3 pieces of snacks, or less if... Continue Reading →

Adding a Healthier Twist to Raya!

During holiday seasons, evidence has shown that people tend to gain weight – and that this weight does not return to their pre-holiday weight until around 6 months later, if at all. Thus, even though some weight may be lost during the fasting month of Ramadan, once the festivities begin, weight gain may follow, which... Continue Reading →

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