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Healthy recipe: Brown rice and chicken salad

People who are trying to lose weight tend to be conscious of their calorie intake. Although necessary, limiting calorie intake alone will not help. To lose weight, the healthy way, you need to eat a fibre-rich diet.

A great tip is to have a fibre-rich diet. Fibre, besides being an important ingredient to keep the gut healthy, also helps you feel satisfied or full after a meal. In addition to fibre, protein consumption is also necessary to keep you nourished. This recipe prepares a meal which is about 400 calories each and packed with protein and fibre, the perfect combination to keep you full and feeling healthy.

Ingredients 2 BBQ or pan-fried chicken breast dusted with mixed herbs and smoked paprika170g of non-fat or low-fat Greek-style/strained Yoghurt1/2 tsp of harissa paste or chilli paste (sambal oelek), with a dash of cumin, coriander, and caraway2 cups of cooked brown rice3/4 cup of boiled brown lentils1 spring onion, chopped2 handful mixed greens such as baby spinach and rocket2 g…

Healthy recipe: Diabetic-friendly chocolate ice cream

“Stay away from the sugar!” As a diabetic, I have heard friends and family remind me this on several occasions. However, here’s the good news. As a matter of fact, you can still have your sweet treats if they are consumed as a part of your diet, accompanied with regular exercise and blood glucose monitoring. Here’s a great way to manage your sugar intake and still consume your favourite goodies; Make your own! Craving for some chocolate ice cream? Try this simple recipe for a healthier and diabetic-friendly alternative.

Ingredients 2 ripe medium-size bananas2 ripe medium-size avocados1/3 cup lite coconut milk1/3 cup cocoa powder1/4 cup Splenda Sugar (artificial sweetener) BlendInstructions Chop the bananas and avocados into medium-size piecesAdd all ingredients into a food processor or blender and blend until texture is completely smoothIf you have a homemade ice cream maker: Blend the mixture in the ice cream maker for 10 minutes, store the mixture in an air-tight plastic container and …

MyDoc enters Hong Kong

Introduces revolutionary digital health screenings for corporates

Today (27/4), MyDoc completed their first health screening in Hong Kong. The first Hong Kong partner was Ever-Long Securities Company Limited office in Central Hong Kong for 23 employees. This is the first of two health screenings for the company. This marks the first North Asian market for MyDoc, which greatly expands our network from Singapore, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka. First screening of the MyDoc corporate health screening program in Hong Kong For this first health screening, MyDoc partnered with KingMed Diagnostics as the lab provider for the health screenings, which includes body height and weight measurements, blood pressure reading, as well as tests for blood glucose, cholesterol, and other chronic conditions based on the screening packages. The lab is integrated to the MyDoc system, ensuring fast and secure transmission of results and a lower chance of errors. The health screening includes body height and weight meas…

Ask a Dietician: What should I look out for in a food label if I’m trying to lose weight?

Hi Claudia, I am currently trying to shed some kilograms. For that reason, I started to cook my own meals. However, when shopping for ingredients and choosing between several products, I am not quite sure about what should I look out for on the food labels in order to choose the best product for my weight loss diet. Please advise me about this?

Thanks! … Hello, When you look at food labels, it is important to look at the ingredients list and nutritional information. In the nutritional information, note the total calories, saturated fat, and fiber content. The ingredients list lists the ingredients present in the product from the highest amount to the least. If you are trying to lose weight, the first thing you must look out for is sugar. If a product places sugar first on its ingredients list, it means that it contains mainly sugar and therefore, you should avoid it. Watch out, not all products merely mention ‘sugar’ in their ingredients list. You should also look for alternative names for s…