Food Trends

Infographic: How Much Fat is in Your Roti Canai? (Calories & Fat Content of Rotis at the Mamak Stall)

While eating fat alone would not make you fat, excess calories will. And there are plenty of opportunities to fill up on all these extra calories. From the gerai in the morning where you get your fill of mee goreng, the hawker stalls at lunch selling fragrant chicken rice and char kway teow, to the …

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Malaysian Food Pyramid

Ask the Expert: Is the Malaysian Food Pyramid Still Relevant?

Question: The food pyramid (image below) tells us to focus on rice, noodles, breads, and other carbohydrates, but I’ve read a lot of articles both online and in newspapers explaining how too much carbohydrate intake is bad for me. Should I still follow the guidelines of the Malaysian food pyramid? Answer: While there’s strong scientific …

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RAW Real and Wholesome

6 Healthy Cafés and Restaurants to Check Out in PJ & KL

Most of the time, yummy food isn’t healthy, and healthy food isn’t yummy. That’s what makes these 6 healthy cafés and restaurants stand out from the lot. All of them work on dishing out balanced meals which are both delicious and good for your body: 1. RAW (Real and Wholesome)  Where: Wisma Equity; 150, Jalan Ampang, …

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Hui Min - Raw Food Enthusiast

15 Questions about the Popular Raw Food Diet, Answered (+ 10 Raw Food Recipes!)

1. What is the main difference between eating raw and cooked food? The main difference in eating raw food is the heat involved in the food preparation. The regular food that we eat is normally cooked with high heat. We fry, steam, bake, grill, etc. usually at over 100°C. When eating raw food, the food is …

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food labels, grocery shopping

How to Be A Smarter Grocery Shopper at Supermarkets (Giant, Tesco, Cold Storage etc)

How much time do you spend checking food labels when you’re busy rushing through your grocery list? Do you know exactly what you’re consuming every morning in that honey-coated breakfast cereal? How about that low-fat strawberry yogurt you’re snacking on at the moment? If you don’t know what you’re eating, that could be the cause …

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