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  • 5 steps to losing 5kg of mummy fats in 4 months

    As a twin mummy who had lost at least 10kg in a span of 4 months, a certified personal trainer with 2 global fitness organisations and a women’s fitness specialist, there are many aspects of fat loss to consider when it comes to achieving fat loss after a baby, especially while starting on a busy […]

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  • Crown Bakery – Part II

    Most people would ask: ‘What’s the big deal about their bakes? It’s just bread!’ Well …. It’s not just bread.   How do conventional bakeries bake? It’s no hidden knowledge how easily bread can be made. Otherwise we won’t have so many bakeries popping up in the past few years. Most bakeries use dry yeast […]

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  • Crown Bakery – Part I

    In the last 2 years, we have seen many new bakeries and lifestyle cafes popping up on our little island, selling their fresh bakes and pastries! Eating bread has indeed become a lifestyle. Most of us have bread and toast for breakfast, tea and many times along with sandwiches that make up our meals. Although […]

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  • Have your Bread and Eat it!

    Bread is definitely one of the foods that is getting more at prominent in Singapore! Just take a look at the number of bakeries and cafes with endless choices of bakes and pastries. No doubt, the booming cafe and coffee culture also contributes to the sale of breads, bakes and pastries! Yet, just how does […]

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  • Green Smoothie 101

    Let’s get this straight first. This is a post about how to make green smoothies that will help you eliminate cravings, give you the necessary nourishments and energy to start the day when you have it for breakfast! I’m not going to start a discussion about juicing vs blending here. That will possibly come in another […]

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  • Fats – We absolutely need them!

    What are essential fatty acids, really? When I ask this question, most people respond, “omega-3s!” And though this is true, it’s only a half correct answer.  Essential fatty acids (EFAs) consist of both omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Most people are familiar with omega-3s, the healthy fats that are so well-known to be found in […]

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  • Top 10 Beauty Foods

    They say health comes from within. I can tell you beauty and glow definitely comes from with you! There is no need to spend a fortune on commercial beauty products, splatter on tons of beauty cream and follow the beauty care regime dictated by the skincare and cosmetics companies. Or you could consider organic and […]

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  • UHT Milk or Fresh Milk? What’s the milk controversy?

    Do you ever find yourself staring at the seemingly endless choices of milk at the grocery store, wondering what makes them last so long? If not, you should start. In many countries, pasteurised and UHT (ultra-high temperature processing) are the types of milk available on the market.  Milk processing has been implemented with two goals […]

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  • Makan Gems – Healthy Eats on the Go!

    I will be starting a series of blog posts under Makan Gems, where you can find out about good eating places in Singapore that sell wholesome awesome good food. Makan Gems refer to eateries that serve from the heart, holds a food philosophy that matters to their customers and in essence nourish our souls. Ask […]

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  • The Diet for Pregnant and Lactating Mummies!

    This is a very personal sharing post. I hope this sharing can help more mummies out there with better diet and nutrition. I must confess that I did not pay much attention to this when I was pregnant. As I was overwhelmed by terrible morning sickness

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  • Butter or Margarine?

    I remembered our textbooks from school teaching us to use magarine instead of butter because margarine contains polyunsaturated fats whereas butter contains the “no-no” saturated fats. Yes, if you remember,

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  • Fats are Good For You!

    Is this a bad joke? We’ve been taught to avoid this bane food since we first learnt about the food pyramid. Scrap away that layer of fats! Snip that off before you cook! Lean parts please, uncle! These are what we have been conditioned to say

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  • The Secret to Losing that Tummy Fat

    I would say that losing tummy fat is one of the/ if not the most important fitness goal for mothers when they engage help from a trainer. With excessive weight put  on over the years from child births to oversight on food choices and consumption, most mummies have an issue with the size of their […]

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  • Learning Raw Foods

    A month back, I had a chat with Linda Loo, founder of Light Love Laughter Academy and signed up for one of the workshops she conducts at her studio. The Intro to Living Foods Workshop is conducted at the end of every month

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  • Which One is Real Fresh Milk?

    Milk is one of food item most consumed by my twins. Though they have started on solids since they were barely a year old, milk still makes up the majority of their diet.  When they were preemies, they were put on Similac Neonatal formula. Ever since then, they have followed on with other Similac formulas. […]

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