Backyard eats

Aside from serving up wholesome food, Garden-to-Table offers diners a chance to get in touch with nature without having to leave the city Picture your ideal garden, and you’re bound to imagine well-manicured lawns dott...

Helping children choose healthy snacks

Children are picky eaters. And increasingly, they are raising their little voices to pick the kind of snacks which they love. However, not all choices would be good for them, as parents know. How can parents guide their ...

Balanced nutrition for growing kids

Children are like flowers and the garden of the home where parents, the gardeners, strive to nurture with the most nutritious foods in order for them to blossom to their potentials. Making sure that your child receives a...

Making sense of the insanity

Oh! Stop the insanity, DIET has become a four letter word.  The dictionary defines diet as the kinds of food a person, animal or community habitually eats.  However, today diet is associated with starvation, deprivatio...
Malaysian soul food

Malaysian soul food

A social enterprise, Agak-Agak has its roots firmly planted in the local community. Priya Kulasagaran checks out the food outlet’s wholesome and hearty fare, as well its plan to give opportunities to marginalised youth...
Is 100% juice healthy for you? No.

Is 100% juice healthy for you? No.

Dr. Heather Ferris, an assistant professor of medicine in the division of endocrinology and metabolism at University of Virginia with her colleagues shares a story with the Washington Post – a patient, Mrs. G had c...
The sweet life

The sweet life

A little over two years ago, mum became very ill – and I became very worried. Because that was when I realised I was not ready to lose her yet; in fact, I was not ready to lose either one of my parents yet. But the...
Nutrition and why it is important

Nutrition and why it is important

Exercise alone is not enough to ensure our health. It must go hand in hand with nutrition for overall wellbeing and fitness I am sure that by now, we are all in unanimous agreement that nutrition is key to our health.  ...