The Mind and Body It’s close to the end of 2017 – it’s a time when people review their goals and set new ones for 2018. Frequently, “having a healthy body” or “I want to be healthy” is a common … Continue reading Healthy Mind & Body: 5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Mind
Gastric sleeve surgery is a popular and effective weight loss surgery. It’s quick, it produces excellent results, and it has been proven safe. In fact, gastric sleeve surgery is associated with a less than 1% complication rate in the first … Continue reading The Gastric Sleeve Diet: What to Eat Pre- and Post-Surgery
Mooncake Calories Do you know that 1 lotus seed paste mooncake calories content is MORE than that of 1 plate of char kway teow’s?!?! This small dessert packs a punch of calories. This infographic speaks volumes on mooncake calories in … Continue reading Mooncake Calories Are More Than Laksa Calories?!
Modern living and our changing lifestyles have led to a shift from cooking at home to eating out. According to the Singapore Food Forward 2014 report, 61% of respondents say they ate out more frequently in the past year as … Continue reading The Only Guide to Cooking at Home You’ll Ever Need
What is a Lancet? A lancet is a sharp instrument / needle used to prick yourself (usually in the finger) to draw a small sample of blood to measure blood glucose level. They are usually used by people with diabetes … Continue reading How to Deal with the Fear of Lancet Needles
An hour or so after lunch, you start to get a bit of a headache and are having a hard time concentrating. As someone with diabetes, you decide to check your blood sugar to see if it is out of … Continue reading How to Lower Blood Sugar Immediately Without Medication
Ever wonder how celebrities manage to perfect their svelte figures just in time for filming or right after a pregnancy? Chris Pratt, the star of Guardians of the Galaxy, lost 60 pounds to get in shape for the film with … Continue reading How Dietitians Helped Me Eat Healthier
We are in the search to find the lowest calorie alcohol-containing drink. Since it’s no longer a surprise that alcohol consumption contributes to weight gain, we need to know what the better choices are. Undeniably, drinking alcohol is an integral part of … Continue reading Lowest Calorie Alcohol: The Ultimate Guide
A healthy diet is a critical component of diabetes management, as it helps keep your blood sugar in your target range. Unfortunately, there’s a misconception that healthy eating equates to depriving yourself of the foods you love. That couldn’t be farther … Continue reading 5 Simple Steps to Creating Your Diabetes Diet Plan (Sample Menu Inside)
How much protein should I have per day? Should I avoid carbohydrates to lose weight? It’s so hard to stick to a healthy eating plan—how do I get rid of the negative thoughts and keep going? These were just a few … Continue reading Taking Lessons on Lifestyle & Health Hacks
What leads us to choose unhealthy food? Is it just the taste of them? Well, there are many factors that may cue us to choose the unhealthy option. You might already be aware of many of these cues that lead … Continue reading Why do We Choose Unhealthy Foods?
The existence of chocolate dates as far back as 1900 BCE, and it used to only be available in Mesoamerica. Not only that, it existed in a form quite different from the ones we are familiar with now. Presently, the variety of chocolate … Continue reading Chocolate for diabetics? Here’s what you need to know.