Wellness4Life

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Organic Food – Is It Really Better For You?

We’ve all heard so much about the benefits of organic food, but still many households find it hard to justify the extra cost. We sought the expert opinion of Janice Chong, a dietitian from Mount Alvernia Hospital.
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Eat Clean – What Does It Mean?

The clean eating trend appears to have no end in sight. We spoke to Wendy Riddell, UFIT’s Head of Nutrition and a clean eating advocate, about what it means to eat clean – the principles and the benefits.
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Vegetarians for Life

A growing number of people are excluding meat from their diets. We spoke to Pauline Menezes and Dr George Jacobs from the Vegetarian Society of Singapore about the motivations and the implications of a vegetarian or vegan diet.
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Trending Foods Now!

Thanks to the Internet, food trends hit the market faster than ever, and knowledge is pooled and shared in a click. We spoke to Christine Rubi-Cruz, Wellness and Lifestyle Manager of Cold Storage, about what’s trending now.
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Sugar is Not the Enemy – Mindless Eating Is

It is a common misconception that sugar causes diabetes. We spoke to a Dietitian about the much misunderstood relationship between diabetes & sugar.
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Ready, Steady, Lose!

Crash diets, fad diets and starvation diets can all be temporarily effective, but they do not lead to long-term weight loss. Find out more about the ‘secret’ to sustainable weight loss.
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Ways to Avoid Insulin When Hunger Strikes

Snacking is synonymous with mindless munching but for diabetics, it can be a dangerous pastime. Find out about the growing number of healthy snacking choices available
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Cauliflower Rice? Nice!

Singaporeans are replacing white rice with tasty and innovative alternatives. One unlikely but sensational substitute is grated cauliflower. Try it, you’ll love
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You Are What You Eat… and Cook With!

Healthy cooking does not depend on healthy ingredients alone. The methods you employ, and the cookware all play apart. Read the full article to find out more.
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Shop Healthy!

Eating healthily begins with shopping healthily. Fresh is almost (but not always) best, and variety is not only the spice of life but the key to a balanced diet.
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Switch for Good

So many common foods contain unhealthy contents. There are many healthier replacements out there that cut the calories without skimping on taste. Want to know more ?
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Health is Wealth (and Obesity is Not Prosperity)

Long gone are the days when a pot belly was synonymous with pots of gold. Chef Sarab Kapoor shares some recipes for healthy dishes that are ideal for CNY gatherings.
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Sugar-smart Season’s Eatings

As diabetes is increasing in Singapore, find out what experts have to say on how not to over-indulge in sugar-laden food during the festive season
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Mind Over Mouth: Think Before You Eat!

Read about Margaret Marshall 6 top tips for surviving the holiday season with your health and diet more or less intact
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Allergy-aware Subs for Festive Grub

For allergy-sufferers, the festive season can be a minefield of food traps. Let us give you some guidelines to navigate this dangerous terrain
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Delish Detox!

Juicing is a trend that shows no signs of subsiding. Its benefits for detoxing, especially for this festive season can help undo the “damage”
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Eating for Baby

A nourishing diet helps both mother and child in many ways, from conception through to gestation and breastfeeding. Here are some expert tips for ‘eating for two’.
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The Why, When and What of Weaning

Weaning, the process of transitioning baby from an all-milk diet to solid food, can be a tricky business. Here are some general tips for minimising the tears and overcoming your fears.
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Handle with Care: Little Ones’ Skin

As new parents, we tend to fret and fuss over every blotch and blemish that appears on our babies’ skin but these conditions can be relieved or even entirely prevented with special care.
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The Big Responsibility of Feeding a Little One

First foods can pave the way for dietary preferences in later life, so it’s important that they are healthy ones. Here’s what you should be looking for, and what you should be avoiding.
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The Big 8: Common Food Allergies

Through any food can be an allergen, there are eight common foods that cause 90% of allergic reactions. Since they often lurk in unlikely foods, the importance of reading labels cannot be over-emphasized.
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Food Allergies that Surface on the Skin

Many rashes are often rightly and wrongly attributed to food allergies. When symptoms occur, it’s important to not just scratch the surface, but to get to the bottom of the cause.
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Cook to Trigger Compliments not Allergies

In households with allergy sufferers, it makes sense to prepare one meal that caters to all without depriving any. Swapping one or two ingredients doesn’t mean deprivation, it just takes a little imagination.
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Edit Your Shopping List: Allergy-Aware Products

You need no longer go to great lengths to seek out satisfying substitutes for food allergens. Look no further than your local Cold Storage supermarket for a wide range of allergy-aware, safety-certified and delicious products.
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Diabetes Decoded

As diabetes approaches epidemic levels in Singapore, we asked the Health Promotion Board to explain, in plain language, what causes it and what can be done about it. Find a simple prescription for a healthy lifestyle.
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The Ideal Diet for Diabetics

Protein-filled foods, vegetables, fruits and heart-healthy fats. Therefore a diabetic-friendly diet holds health benefits for the whole family. Sounds like common sense? It is!
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Diabetic-friendly Eats and Treats

Being diabetic does not mean a lifetime of dietary deprivation. There are many tasty, healthy foods that are great for diabetics and the rest of the population, too, including a new, low-GI white rice.
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Bob Drops By Singapore

We had the privilege of an exclusive interview with the affable and awesome Bob Moore, the founder of Bob’s Red Mill. He spoke on health, happiness and his mission to make whole grains a part of every meal.
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The Low Down On Gluten

Gluten gets a lot of bad press. Here’s the good, the bad and the misunderstood truth about this protein found in wheat, barley, rye and many other foods where you probably least expected to find it.
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Celiac Disease Demystified

An autoimmune disorder that is triggered by consuming gluten, celiac disease is a potentially debilitating condition that causes irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and a host of other symptoms.
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