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5 Ways to Eat What You Want During Chinese New Year Without Gaining Weight

5 Ways to Eat What You Want During Chinese New Year Without Gaining Weight

Watching your waistline? There's no need to ban Chinese New Year goodies, if you go by these rules. Photo: thamkc / 123rf.comFrom pineapple tarts to peanut cookies, yu sheng to shrimp rolls, we look forward to indulging in our favourite snacks and goodies e...
How Long You Must Walk to Burn Off Calories From Chinese New Year Goodies

How Long You Must Walk to Burn Off Calories From Chinese New Year Goodies

If you're planning to burn off your CNY calories by walking, be prepared to hit the ground for a long, long time. Chinese New Year is just around the corner, and that usually heralds a time of feasting for most of us. Pineapple tarts. Bak kwa. Love letter...
Atkins, Keto, Paleo, Zone… Do Any Of These Fad Diets Work?

Atkins, Keto, Paleo, Zone… Do Any Of These Fad Diets Work?

Fad diets get a bad rap for being extreme and unsustainable because they encourage rapid weight loss. But is there truth in that? Fad diets are diets that are popular for a time, and are often seen as a quick fix for those trying to shed kilos in a matter...
Rosalind Choo Lost 16kg to Set An Example For Her Friends

Rosalind Choo Lost 16kg to Set An Example For Her Friends

After seeing people around her suffer from health problems, Rosalind decided to change her unhealthy lifestyle, and rope in members from her car club. A cycling accident and a slipped disc in 2013 caused Rosalind Choo to become completely sedentary. The 3...
The “Best Time” to Burn Calories During The Day, According to Research

The “Best Time” to Burn Calories During The Day, According to Research

From the webpages of  FYI: You burn the most calories at this time of the day, so you might want to rejig your workout plan. Your body’s internal clock, or circadian rhythm, dictates a lot of your day. It tells you when you’re hungry ...
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