Category: Diet

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5 Foods That Can Help Control Blood Sugar

Keep your sugar levels in check! Blood sugar or blood glucose is the body’s main source of energy. When you eat food, the body breaks down the sugars and starches into glucose, which then enters the bloodstream. With the help…

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5 Handy Tips To Stop Mindless Eating

Stop right there!  What’s mindless eating? It is when you munch away without really thinking about what you’re putting into your body. For example, you subconsciously eat a bag of chips as you watch TV and before you know it,…

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How To Bust Those Kuih & Festive Goodie Calories

Ahh….festive feasting. One of our many joys in life.  All that eating and feasting however, can increase our weight quite considerably during the festive season. Especially with all those buka puasa sessions, open house visits, family gatherings and what have…

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Why Your Food Is Making You Tired

Instead of feeling energised, do you feel lethargic after eating? These are three possible causes and it’s all down to your food choices.  Simple carbohydrates Starches that you find in pasta, rice, bread, potato chips, flour tortillas as well food…

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Why Do Women Crave Chocolates During Period

You might be familiar with the situation – you get all sorts of craving when you’re nearing or having your period, especially for chocolates. Why is it so? That time of the month – a period (no pun intended!) that…

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Is ‘Tapping’ The Next Big Diet Thing?

The secret to controlling our diet appears to be (literally) at our fingertips. While there are many factors that throw weight loss regimes off track, one of the biggest culprits are non other than binge eating – true or false? As…

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7 Healthy Things To Know About Chia Seeds

Maximum nutrients, minimum calories! What more can you get from chia seeds? Chia seeds has been hailed as a superfood primarily because of its many health benefits. Did you know it could absorb up to 12 times its own weight?…

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The ‘Dirtiest’ and ‘Cleanest’ Fruits & Veges of 2014

The what’s clean and what’s not of the fruit and vegetable world has been revealed. Every year, the Environmental Working Group (EWG), which is a watchdog organization in Washington, D.C., releases the “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15″ lists. Essentially shopping guides…

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9 Best Vegetables For Your Health

“Eat more vegetables” they say; but have you wondered which veges exactly? It doesn’t take rocket science to know that vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and generally all things good for the body. But with broccoli, bean…