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 →

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 →

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 […]

Recipes: Snappy Wholegrain Snack Ideas

If you missed out on our previous blog post or if you are new to wholegrains, click on this link to find out more. A study looking at how wholegrain intake can be improved found that amongst all factors taken into consideration, the taste and flavour (sensory analysis) of wholegrains and routine use of wholegrains... 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 →

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