The Health Guru

Facts, Hints, Tips, Advice and Inspiration on everything to do about health & weight loss.

Skinny Lemon Chicken Recipe

Skinny Lemon Chicken Recipe

Someone I know was lamenting over not being able to eat Lemon Chicken Rice any more (** as in the deep fried cutlet version smothered with goey sweet lemon sauce**) because they were changing their eating habits to be more health conscious. My first reaction as a Health Coach is to say – of course you can […]

Trick yourself into eating less

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Sometimes we all need to play a few mind games to have a win (no I’m not talking about hypnosis). You can try some of these tips to trick yourself into eating less. Use a smaller plate: Research has discovered that people serve themselves less when using smaller bowls or plates. Less food = less calories. (Study: Journal […]

High-protein diet helps weight loss: study

I found this on the Ninemsn website this morning. Thought I’d pass it on as it supports my belief in eating a higher protein, lower carbohydrate diet, exercise daily and that everyone needs to consult a health /wellness coach for monitoring. Here it is: A diet high in protein, combined with regular dietitian sessions, is […]

New Year Resolutions

Welcome back to 2012.  The last few days of 2011 and the turn of 2012 were some of my favourite days of the year.  Being with friends and family, relaxing ahhh…. there’s nothing better. But now things have come to a screeching halt.  Reality time. Back to work and most importantly for me, back to […]

Nutrition Info: McDonalds Soft Serve Ice-cream cones

McDonalds Ice-cream cone

Someone recently asked me about the nutrition of a McDonalds soft serve ice-cream aka:  ‘McDonalds cone’ and why it was so sweet and nice and only had 150 calories.  Could that be true? From my research, this is what McDonalds states as the correct nutrition for their ice-creams. Nutrition of McDonalds Ice-cream in a cone:  […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in Marigold non-fat yoghurt

Non Fat Marigold Yoghurt

Calories in Marigold Non-Fat Yoghurt Portion:  1 x 125g tub Energy: 103 calories Protein: 5.4 g Carbs: 19.6 g Fat: 0.3 g Ingredients: Milk solids (where the protein and fat comes from), strawberry, raspberry, inulin (fibre), sucrose (sugar = carbs), calcium, stabilizers and live cultures. In all honestly, there is not too much bad going […]

Australia – The Fattest Nation

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An alarming report has recently highlighted that AUSTRALIA has now become the fattest nation in the world (overtaking the USA).  The statistics have shown 9 millions adults are classed as overweight or obese according to their BMI status.  The question is – ARE YOU ONE OF THESE 9 MILLION PEOPLE?  If you are, there are […]

Get out of your rut and back on track!

Stay Positive

It’s very easy to fall into a rut with your daily healthy eating and exercise routine.  I think it’s completely normal to experience this.  In fact, I have to admit  – I’m currently experiencing one now and making changes to get myself back on track. So I’m taking the time to write some suggestions if […]

Nutrition Info: Singapore Economy Rice Meals

Economy Rice Selections

In Singapore one of the cheapest meal deals you can find in the local hawker food centres are the “Economy Rice” stalls.  They consist of pre-prepared dishes such as braised tofu, black pepper chicken, sweet & sour fish / pork / chicken, sambal fish, ommelete and many variations of vegetables just to name a few. […]

My personal Best and Worst Weight Loss Tips

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These are the my personal weight loss / health views that I believe and follow every day. The Best Weight Loss Tips I’ve been told: 1.  If you keep doing what you’ve always done, your going to get what you’ve always got. Eh?  No idea what this means…?? This means:  Do the same, get the […]

Please nominate me! 100 Most Loved Beauty Professionals in Singapore

Hey Health Guru Fans… If you love my blog, please nominate me! CozyCot is on the lookout for the 100 Most Loved Beauty Professionals in Singapore. They can be a physical trainer, yoga/pilates instructor, manicurist, masseur/masseuse, spa attendant, slimming and skincare consultant, beauty brand manager, or anyone working in the beauty, fitness and lifestyle profession. […]

The Meat Monster Burger

The Meat Monster Burger.

This is not a promotion… this is an “oh my god” moment.  As if super sizing meals and add-ons (drinks / fries / onion rings / desserts) weren’t enough – Burger King (in Japan only) have launched The Meat Monster Burger.   A burger packed with 2 beef patties, 1 chicken fillet, 3 bacon rashers, 2 […]

How to recognize food that’s going to make you gain weight

I personally have a large amount of knowledge on food.  I’ve spent alot of time reading and researching about nutrition and I have a clear understanding about what is good and bad to eat.  But…… I’m one of the very few people that do. Unless you’ve been taught how to eat correctly it’s hard to […]

Muscle makes you skinnier

2.5kg of Fat vs Muscle

When you’re trying to lose weight or if you notice that you’re doing active sports and the numbers on the scales are going up – It’s not always accurate to rely on this number to tell you the truth about whether you’re getting ‘fatter’ or not as they can’t tell the difference between lean muscle […]

Nutrition Info: Calories in a Big Mac Meal

Large Big Mac Meal

Let’s get straight down to business on this one! Big Mac Burger Energy:  480 Calories Protein:  25 g Carbs: 35 g Fat: 26 g Large Fries Energy:  455 Calories Protein:  18 g Carbs: 83 g Fat: 5 g Coke (Large) Energy:  225 Calories Protein:  0 g Carbs: 55 g Fat: 0 g Total Damage in […]


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