Health Benefits of Chili and Ginger

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="In this article, I am going to discuss the health benefits of using chili and ginger in our diet and lastly, demonstrate a healthier version of Laksa Assam Noodle Soup, made from scratch." font_container="tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:left|line_height:1" google_fonts="font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="What are Spices?" font_container="tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:left|line_height:1" google_fonts="font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Spices come from various plant parts such as the bark, berries, fruits, seeds, roots and rhizomes. They are low in calories and high in vitamins...

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Why is Mediterranean Diet popular?

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Written by: Gloria Lek[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][vc_custom_heading text="What is the Mediterranean Diet?" font_container="tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:left|line_height:1" google_fonts="font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal"][vc_column_text]Traditional Mediterranean diets are based on a high intake of a wide range of fruit and vegetables, nuts and legumes, and unrefined cereals. Fish and dairy foods are eaten regularly, while red meat, other saturated fats and poultry are consumed only occasionally. Olive oil is the foremost source of fat in the Mediterranean area and, it sets the Mediterranean diet apart from other dietary regimens. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space image_repeat="no-repeat"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" box_shadow_on_row="no"][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Why...

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VEGETARIANISM

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Types of Vegetarian Diets" font_container="tag:p|font_size:20|text_align:left|line_height:1" google_fonts="font_family:Roboto%3A100%2C100italic%2C300%2C300italic%2Cregular%2Citalic%2C500%2C500italic%2C700%2C700italic%2C900%2C900italic|font_style:500%20bold%20regular%3A500%3Anormal"][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Researchers have defined vegetarianism as the adoption of a plant-based diet, and the abstinence from the consumption of meat, and sometimes from animal by-products. The prevalent subsets of vegetarianism include: Pollo vegetarianism – the avoidance of all meats except chicken Pesco vegetarianism – the avoidance of all meats except fish and seafood Lacto vegetarianism – the avoidance of all meats, with the inclusion of milk, an animal by-product Ovo vegetarianism – the avoidance of all meats, with the inclusion of eggs, an animal by-product ...

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Cooking Events

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Hearty Pancake Ice Cream Session!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Wholesome Pancakes and Low Fat Ice-cream in a Bag Class" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left" google_fonts="font_family:Oswald%3A300%2Cregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal"][vc_column_text]What a fruitful Saturday it was last week! To hear the laughter and conversation of both parent and children who attended our pancake and ice-cream class brings a warmth of satisfaction that will definitely continue to steer us to the path of nutrition education that is bespoke and innovative![/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_column_text][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text]Wholemeal pancakes came first, mixing in various ingredients, adding the acceptable wholemeal flour amount so that it remains palatable for both children and adults. There was sharing...

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The Wholegrain Experience

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_custom_heading text="Introduction to Wholegrains" font_container="tag:h2|font_size:20|text_align:left" google_fonts="font_family:Oswald%3A300%2Cregular%2C700|font_style:400%20regular%3A400%3Anormal"][vc_column_text]Grains consist of three components: Endosperm, germ and bran. To be qualified as wholegrains, all three components should be present. Wholegrains are known for being a good source of fibre but they are also rich in vitamins, minerals, disease-fighting phytochemicals and antioxidants. As compared to refined grains, wholegrains have higher nutritive value and because of their intact structure, they have lower glycemic index. Incorporating wholegrains into daily diet will help to reduce weight, blood pressure and colorectal cancer. The presences of antioxidant such as vitamin E,...

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Berry Power

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Healthy lunchbox

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Healthy lunchbox tips for the working adult [/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/4"][vc_single_image image="6402" img_size="full" alignment="center" border_color="grey" img_link_large="" img_link_target="_self"][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="3/4"][vc_column_text]“Pack a lunch that is full of wholesome ingredients to beat the afternoon office slump and a feel rejuvenated with a hearty meal”   Avoid that mid-afternoon slump by packing foods that allows for better blood sugar control, which helps make one feel more energetic and experience less hunger pangs.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text]Packing lunch offers you a better opportunity to enjoy your favourite healthy foods. Good nutrition is only one reason why bringing your lunch is a better idea than...

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