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Going Wild

The word ‘ulam’ refers to a variety of fresh and raw herbs and vegetables. A popular favourite is wild cosmos leaves which make these recipes extra delicious. Wild cosmos leaves, which is also locally known as daun u...
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Swap This, For That!

Eating right to supplement your exercise routine can be a tad tricky. Here are some tips to help you get it right. Claire completed a high intensity 60-minute workout at the gym, first thing in the morning. Post workout,...
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Surprisingly nutritious kangkung

Kangkung is one of those vegetables on a Malaysian menu that most of us take for granted…not anymore! Kangkung (Ipomoea aquatic) or water spinach as it’s known in the Western world is a plant that is grown and cu...
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Unusual Kangkung Delights

Discover new ways to enjoy the ubiquitous kangkung. Kangkung, makes a regular appearance on Malaysian tables either at home or in restaurants. A much-loved local favourite, one of the most popular methods to cook this ve...
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Foods that Help You Stay Hydrated

Did you know losing just 10 percent of your bodily water content can cause you to lose your ability to walk? Here are some interesting ways to stay hydrated and healthy. Water makes up about 60% of our body’s weight. O...
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Addicted to caffeine

Ever feel like you can’t get through your day if you don’t have a cup of coffee in the morning? Do you rely on energy drinks to stay productive? If you answered yes, you just might be a caffeine addict! Everyone know...
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One size doesn’t fit all

Tailoring your diet, exercise and lifestyle according to your DNA may sound like something out of a science fiction movie but for many, this method has proved to be very effective. Nutrigenomics is the study of how food ...
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Love those dragons

Discover the delicious goodness of the dragon fruit with these simple, healthy recipes Highly popular across Southeast Asia, the dragon fruit is much loved for it’s delectably sweet flesh. Here are two wonderful ways y...
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Asia’s Delicious Dragon

Exotic and decidedly strange to look at, the dragon fruit has become ubiquitous in Asia for all the right reasons The dragon fruit, whether the kind that has white flesh or red, is well-known in South East Asia for its s...