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.  ...

A Taste of Nostalgia

This month (May), it will be a year and a month since my co-founder Andrea Tan and I opened the Pit Stop Community Cafe. We hoped to open and build a platform, a place where people would come to, not just to serve and gi...
Farming for home-grown wellness

Farming for home-grown wellness

Leaving behind their bustling city lifestyles for a farm in the outskirts of Kuala Lumpur, Michael and Ivy Simon speak to Priya Kulasaagaran about what it really takes to have a sustainable life Walking around the lush g...
Honest food, the TGC way

Honest food, the TGC way

Changing the eating habits of Malaysians through healthy honest food, The Good Co Café has taken mindful eating to the next level with a creative approach, as Syaza Diyana discovers Malaysia is a country that prides its...
Old school eating

Old school eating

Going back to the basics may sound like a good idea, but should we take our diet back way beyond the Stone Ages? The basic premise of the Paleo diet is that the way humans ate in the Palaeolithic era was better than the ...

Inner spring cleaning

Detox diets offer the promise of cleansing your body and losing weight – but does science back this claim? Even if you’ve not tried it, chances are you have heard of the concept of ‘detoxing’. From social media f...
Raveneous for red peppers

Ravenous for Red Peppers

Out of ideas to spice up your meals? Here’s how you can get creative with red bell peppers. Did you know that red bell peppers are botanically classified as a fruit? This is simply because it contains seeds. With their...
Healthy, radiant red bell peppers

Healthy, Radiant Red Bell Peppers

Scientifically known as Capsicum annuum, bell peppers have been cultivated for more than 9,000 years. Here are some facts on why red bell peppers are great for your health. Red bell peppers are harvested green and allowe...