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Figuring Out Your Calorie Intake Isn’t Rocket Science – Here’s Why

"How Much Calories Do I Need A Day?" by Health Promotion Board, 7 December 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg If you're not already aware of your daily calorie intake, it’s time to start! Consuming more than you need will lead to weight gain. The recommended daily calorie intake for men and women are different. Figuring out Your Daily Calorie Intake Isn’t Rocket Science Being conscious of your calorie intake can help you maintain a healthy weight, or lose a few extra pounds if necessary. The average recommended daily caloric intake is 2200 calories for males, and 1800 calories for females. These

4 Reasons Why Your Body Will Thank You For High Fibre Intakes

“High Fibre for a Fit and Fabulous You” by Health Promotion Board, 15 Jan 2021, http://www.healthhub.sg Why Increase Fibre Intake? Everyone knows about the benefits of eating wholesome foods like fruit, vegetables, and wholegrains. They are power-packed with vitamins and minerals, and of course fibre which is important for a healthier diet. That’s all very well, and we know that a body needs vitamins and minerals for a balanced diet. But apart from helping regular bowel movements, is fibre really that important? What exactly is fibre, and why does eating more of it benefit our health? Basically, dietary fibre

How to Cut Down on Sugar Without Sacrificing Your Favourite Food

“4 Ways to Reduce Your Daily Sugar Intake” by Health Promotion Board, 18 Nov 2020, http://www.healthhub.sg Too much sugar can lead to weight gain and increase your risk of type 2 diabetes. Learn how to cut down your sugar intake with these simple tips. In Singapore, one in nine adults aged 18 to 69 has diabetes, a chronic disease in which blood sugar levels in the body remain high for prolonged periods. Diabetes can have long-term consequences including blindness, heart disease and the need for amputation. Sugar from foods and drinks is one of the key contributing factors

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