Eat Right, Live Light!

Has weight been an issue that is bothering up or your loved ones?   Want to lose weight but don't know how? Want to cook but don't know how or don't have time? During last Saturday's weight management forum, our dietitian shared some strategies on how to have a healthy diet for a healthy weight.... Continue Reading →

Stronger bones, stronger you!

Hmm... What is peak bone mass? Peak bone mass is known as the stage where our bones would have reached its maximal level of strength and density. It is always advisable during our growing years to obtain high calcium rich foods to achieve maximal bone mass. This is to prevent any future risks of osteoporosis,... Continue Reading →

Glycaemic Index

Have you noticed that more and more food products labelled with "Low GI" on packaging are available in the supermarket? What is GI? Carbohydrates are the body's preferred fuel source. The glycaemic index (GI) ranks carbohydrates in foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on how quickly and how much they raise blood... Continue Reading →

Do we need snacks?

Snacks are defined as a small amount of food or drink consumed between meals. Snacks are useful for adding in extra calories for individuals who struggle to eat sufficiently at main meals for example, children, elderly or adults with illness. However for most adults, snacks add extra calories, fat, and salt, which can contribute to... Continue Reading →

Kopi, Teh and Me

  Image from: The Straits Times and The Local Box Many Singaporeans consume coffee and tea on a daily basis and many even consider it a daily necessity, but how do they affect our health? Coffee and tea are rich sources of polyphenols which are nutrient compounds such as antioxidants. Research has shown that polyphenols... Continue Reading →

Wholegrain Wednesday 2019

On 13th March 2019, KTPH Nutrition & Dietetics department launched the ‘Wholegrain Wednesday’ campaign as part of Dietitians’ Day celebration. To promote higher consumption of wholegrains, booths were set up along the main walkway in KTPH to educate the staff and public on four key messages: What wholegrains are Benefits of wholegrains What 1 serve […]

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