Hot chillies can improve dieting

Red chillies contain a group of chemicals, which are believed to play a beneficial role in weight management.

If you're trying to slim down, you might want to start adding a little spice to your meals.

Monday, 3 June, 2013, 9:41am 1 comment

Book review: The End of Diabetes

Book review: The End of Diabetes

In a city where food can be found in nearly every street and at every corner, it's obvious that many Hongkongers live to eat. Dr Joel Fuhrman wants you to do the opposite: eat to live.

26 Feb 2013 - 9:21am

Research paper finds obesity myths are still accepted at face value

Sorting obesity myths from fact. Photo: Reuters

In a study titled "Myths, Presumptions, and Facts about Obesity" published recently in the New England Journal of Medicine, the authors scoured popular media and scientific literature for obesity-related myths and presumptions and weighed them against scientifically proven facts.

24 Feb 2013 - 6:31am

Book review: Eat to lose, eat to win

Book review: Eat to lose, eat to win

How many calories does a Portobello vegan tempeh burger with mayo and pesto sauce, and a side of kale salad dressed in peanut sauce, have?

18 Feb 2013 - 4:31pm

Guide to eating sensibly

Eating too much protein and not enough carbohydrate

Carbohydrate is the main source of fuel for the body. By restricting carbohydrate, the body goes into a state called ketosis.

3 Aug 2011 - 12:00am


Let's learn to be more forgiving

We might get into fights with people. If we feel wronged by somebody, we might hate that person. we might want to get even.

No one can avoid conflict. Perhaps we really want to be at peace with others, but it is not always possible.

18 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Job Coach: Tackling weighty matters

The battle of the bulge has spilled into the workplace in Hong Kong as office staff are increasingly leading a sedentary life. Overweight employees are eating more and exercising less in Hong Kong, and this is leading to an increase in the number of people suffering from heart disease and diabetes.

21 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

Obsessive slimming can be bad for your health

I am concerned about those people who attach too much importance to being slim and to dieting, which can lead to them ignoring their health.

10 Dec 2001 - 12:00am

Teenagers pay high price to look good

Appearance is important for youngsters and many go to extreme lengths to look good. Extreme dieting and plastic surgery are not uncommon and can cause more harm than good.

17 Oct 2000 - 12:00am