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A Healthy Gut For A Healthier You

When you eat, you are not only feeding yourself, but also the trillions of bacteria living in your gut. Nowadays, it is common for people to complain of gut-related symptoms such as bloating, heartburn, nausea, constipation and so on after a...
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Healthy eating playbook: cracking the food label code

Do you truly understand the food labels you see on your groceries?
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Nutrition strategies for working adults on irregular shifts

It’s no accident that most of us tend to sleep at night and wake at daybreak. As a result, we get hungry at specific times throughout the day. It’s a natural cycle that is innate in us humans.
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The goodness of a plant-based diet

Colourful photos of plant-based diet have been spreading like wildfire on social media and if you have not seen one on your Instagram feed yet, it is just a matter of time before one pops up. A plant-based diet comprises of ingredient sourced...
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What is intermittent fasting?

Photo: Active Health Fasting has been around for centuries and is practised by many cultures and religions. Religious fasts are common amongst the Muslims, Hindus, Buddhists and Christians. Some religions practise abstinence from particular...
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Loving couple embarks on a journey of health and wellness with Active Health

  Lee Ying Ying and Desmond Lim. Photo: Desmond Lim  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Laozi Lee Ying Ying, 27 years old, who works at Casino Regulatory Authority (CRA), was already keen to change her lifestyle habits...
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Common misconceptions about the keto diet

    If you keep up with the latest health news (or the Kardashians), you might have heard of the trendy low-carbohydrate ketogenic diet being raved about by celebrities like Kim Kardashian.
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Healthier options for local breakfast favourites

    With a food scene as rich as ours, it isn’t difficult to find a breakfast you would enjoy in Singapore. From a hearty bowl of noodles to grab-and-go kaya toast, the variety of options available will cheer up even the grumpiest early riser....
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7 signs that show you are not getting enough nutrients

For those of us who pay attention to our eating habits, monitoring calorie intake becomes second nature as we strive to master the art of weight management. While managing caloric consumption is definitely one of the more important aspects of...
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Nutritious lunchbox ideas for your school-going child

When it comes to raising healthy children, most parents are bound to worry whether their kids are eating well at school. Unfortunately, it’s hard to determine if the food sold at outside eateries and school canteens are nutritious enough to meet...
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What is good nutrition and why is it important?

Most of us DO know what healthy eating is all about: less fried food, less sugar and more vegetables and fruits. When it comes to having good nutrition, however, too many of us don’t know the full details of the benefits of good nutrition and how...
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Top 3 healthy lunch ideas for the office professional

Lunch times can be the best and worst parts of an office professional’s life. On one hand, the break is most welcome but on the other hand, lunch often involves a mad rush to get in a long line for food. Why not beat the queue and prepare your...
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Why do I feel tired all the time?

    We all have days when we just feel like hitting the snooze button and sleeping in. This feeling of constant lethargy may continue to persist, even after a good night's sleep. While some may chalk it up to being nothing more than a case of the...
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10 healthy foods to include in your diet

A healthy diet is integral to good health, no matter what your age is. While specialised diets like the Whole30 or Paleo diet have become increasingly popular in recent years, there isn’t a distinct need for you to undertake something as specific...
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Losing weight without exercise - truths and misconceptions

Shedding some extra kilos is never easy and it’s a common assumption that the simplest and most straightforward way to hit that weight-loss target is through some intense dieting. While diets can serve to reduce your calorie consumption by a...
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5 alarming dangers of extreme weight-loss you can't afford to ignore

    Being obese isn’t good for our health – this we know. Healthy lifestyle campaigns have always emphasised the need to keep our weight within an acceptable range, and for good reason. However, weight-loss isn’t isn't a one-flavour dish; there...
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Why parents need to pay attention to what their teenagers are consuming

As parents, we can’t help but fuss over what our children eat when they first start out on solid food. However, we tend to monitor less as they get older. After all, there are more pressing concerns like academic performance and social habits to...
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5 best nutritional snacks to reach for in between meals

Snacking doesn't have to be bad The term “snacks” has become so synonymous with unhealthy treats like potato chips and ice cream that people assume eating healthy means having to get rid of all snacks. However, snacks need not necessarily be junk...
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Checklist of healthy habits for a healthy home

What if making the healthy choice was easier than making the unhealthy one?
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Nutrition and Disease Prevention

  Prevent disease and improve your quality of life with good nutritionPeople who eat more fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and unsaturated fats, as well as less salt, sugar, and food overall are at much lower risks of developing:
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Active Health: Giving your body the nutrition it needs

  As Singaporeans, we love our food, and we have such a wide variety of options to choose from.
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Nutrition and Productivity

    Healthy eating linked to productivity and job performance The links between healthy eating and weight loss are pretty clear. People who eat more fruits and vegetables lose weight more easily.
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Nutrition and Stress Management

    Boost your energy and stress less Good nutrition will change your life - it’s that powerful. It will quickly improve energy levels, and help you manage stress more easily.
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Nutrition and Weight Loss

  Lose weight with healthy nutrition Diets are terrible. They are terrible because they are often: very difficult very different unreasonably restrictive nearly impossible to keep going
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Screen Time and Nutrition

    Screens distrupt our healthy nutrition habits Let’s get right to it. Using screens at meals is a problem because it makes us gain weight. People who use screens during meals. Eat more during the meal. Snack more after a meal. Eat faster....
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Unhealthy foods that are actually good for you

    As we make our daily food choices, we tend to classify our food as either healthy, or unhealthy. However, often than not, these classifications end up being oversimplified or even inaccurate. In fact, certain “unhealthy” types of food are...
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