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 […]
It’s time to get serious about portion size. Many of us overestimate what portions are correct to eat for our body. When we eat larger than needed – we become larger! More fat is stored, the scales get heavier, our clothes get tighter and it’s easier to suffer from health problems. We will start with […]
Bread based treats have well and truly infiltrated the Asian Palate. It’s very common for western country folk to snack on buns and savoury pastries from outlets like your local bakery, brumby’s or bakers delight but up to 3 – 5 years ago, a bread bun treat would almost have been impossible to find easily […]
San Francisco, USA is taking a stand against rising childhood obesity rates by banning restaurants to give away toys with unhealthy meals. From December 2011, any meal that contains more than 602 calories (2520 Kilojoules) with the food and drink combined will not be able to have a give away toy –also- if the meal […]
Being Deepavali celebrations in Singapore this weekend I thought I’d take a look at a popular Indian Dish – Tandoori Chicken. Tandoor chicken is made by marinating chicken in a mixture of yoghurt, spices (tumeric, garlic, cumin, coriander, ginger, cardamom, cloves, black pepper, lemon juice, salt) and chilli powder (cayenne) that gives it a distinctive […]
Have a great long weekend to everyone in Singapore and happy celebrating.
On the 30th & 31st October, 2010 was the 28th Singapore Dragon Boat River Regatta at Boat Quay. The 300 metre course runs from the Boat Quay Bridge down towards the fullerton. There was the usual singapore downpours of rain followed by hot and humid sunshine, paddling action in the water, a few crashes to […]
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 […]