Food & Nutrition

  • “No Sugar Added”? The New “Fat Free” Gimmick is More like No (Typical) Sugar Added!

    Food & Nutrition

    Marketing deceptions: My first defeat of shopping smart at the supermart based on my own experience last week. I was feeling tight in my head. I had thought of getting honey initially but I stumbled upon this offer: 75% off with a free smaller bar. As it was late and I would be turning in soon,…

  • Why Your Post-Marathon Celebration Should Always Include a Beer!

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    When the U.S.A. was first settled in the 1700’s, beer-making became a top priority because the water wasn’t fit to drink on the new continent. In other nations around the globe, beer has played an equally important role when water supplies were undrinkable, but until recently, beer’s medicinal reputation didn’t measure up to wine—until scientists…

  • Perform to Your Max with These 14 Healthy Drinks in Singapore!

    Food & Nutrition

    Are you thirsty? Really thirsty? You probably are if a healthy run, a training circuit, marathon or leisurely jog are on today’s calendar page. Staying hydrated competes with having the right shoes in terms of necessities for runners. Allow your thirst to go unattended and you could expose your body to debilitating dehydration that can…

  • The Guide to Keeping an Effective Food Diary

    Food & Nutrition

    You’ve been at it for months. You try to eat healthy. You hit the gym whenever you have a free moment to spare, and it’s been great. For the past few months you’ve seen significant progress in your workouts, but for the last couple of runs, you’ve just felt drained. If this sounds familiar, stick…

  • Juice Cleansing in Singapore: Why, What, When and How?

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    People who have recently over-indulged, over-worked, or are just feeling sluggish or bloated often turn to detox and cleanses to help them feel better. A juice cleanse made from raw fruits and vegetables can clean out, rejuvenate and restore the body. It’s also an excellent way to jump-start a new healthier diet, assist in quick weight…

  • 40 Powerful and Healthy Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks

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    If you’re a person who thrives on exercise, your pre- and post-workout snacks are the most important meals of your day. Proper nutrition helps fuel your body before you exercise and helps it recover when you are finished. You want snacks that won’t lay heavy on your stomach, but you also don’t want to feel…

  • Sports Performance Tips From The Nutritionist

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    For any sports person undergoing an exercise regime, a higher energy requirement is needed than a sedentary person—so meeting the right energy requirement is paramount to success! Sports also creates an excellent starting point to resolve any deficiencies that may lead to a lack of energy. Improve Sports Performance A better blood supply to the muscles enables…

  • Top 10 Budget Healthy Snacks to Pack into Your Gym Bag

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    Having the munchies? We pick out a few local tasty and healthy snacks to pack into your gym bag. They are all very affordable, so snack to your heart’s content without burning a hole in your pocket! 7D Dried Mangoes (100g) Price: S$3.50 Calories per serving (42g): 160 This is an ideal ready to eat…

  • Do’s and Don’ts of Eating Before a Run

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    If you’re a regular runner or training for a marathon, then you are probably really pumped about your next run. However, every runner knows that every run isn’t the same. Some days you feel light enough to lift off the ground. Other days you are slower and have trouble even meeting your minimum distance. What…

  • Try Coconut Milk For A New Mix Of Your Favorite Sports Drink

    Food & Nutrition

    Whether you just finished up an intense training session at the gym or a 10km run on the road, it’s important that you fuel your body after working out. While most people immediately reach for milk or water to mix with their favorite protein powder, coconut milk may be the alternative that could change how…

  • 4 Delicious Breakfast Parfaits for Runners

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    Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that’s especially for runners! Because time is precious, no cooking or baking is required for these yummy parfaits! Spend it hitting the road rather than on cooking, baking, chopping and slicing in the morning! Before we start, here’s a quick tip: Get…