Jackson feature not a Thriller

Michael Jackson: The Life of an Icon begins at the end, so to speak. It opens with bodyguard Alberto Alvarez's frantic yet surprisingly courteous emergency call on that fateful day on June 25, 2009.

Sunday, 20 November, 2011, 12:00am

Powder room

SkinCeuticals' new A.G.E Interrupter (right, HK$1,480/50ml) for mature skin is formulated to prevent glycation - which contributes to sagging, cracking and thinning skin - and to combat other natural processes involved in ageing. From medical practices including SkinCentral and day spa Indulgence, 33 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central.

1 Sep 2009 - 12:00am

Parents fight back

As local schools take fatty foods off their menus, a healthy food campaign is also raging in the west. Britain's celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has been at the forefront of improving school lunches. His crusade has won him both applause and criticism.

8 May 2008 - 12:00am

More information sought on labels

Nutrition professionals have called for more specific dietary information on food labels. A survey of the Dietitians Association and Nutrition Association found concern over a proposed mandatory food-labelling scheme. The scheme is due to be put to lawmakers next year.

23 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

health and fitness

Word Power

Match the words from the passage with their meanings on the right.

1 shredded

2 trans-fats

3 shelf life

4 coronary

5 caution

a warning

b trans fatty acid, a chemically modified food ingredient which can raise cholesterol levels

17 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Beauty Flash

Water with a buzz

22 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Hair food

'You need a lot of protein if you want shiny, healthy hair, because hair is about 90 per cent protein. So, the more you inject into it, the more it's boosted.

10 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Lawmakers pass motion urging ban on trans fats

Lawmakers passed a motion yesterday demanding the government ban trans fats in restaurant food, impose a cap on levels in local and imported foods, and set up a labelling scheme.

Legislator Albert Cheng King-hon, who put the motion in a Legislative Council meeting, said excessive consumption of trans fats would increase the risk of heart disease.

15 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The big issue

LAST year, Mademoiselle magazine published a study reporting that more women feared becoming fat than feared dying. I'm not sure how Mademoiselle goes about doing studies, or how authoritative they are, but if this one is true, it shows women these days have pretty interesting priorities.

23 Apr 1995 - 12:00am

Fat chance looks like a sound bet

THERE was plenty to like about the way Fat City went about his business last start when opening his winning account in Hongkong.

Coming clear off the field along with Va Vite, the pair had a tussle to the line, but Fat City - possibly helped by the slight ease in the track - went the stronger and held sway by half-a-length.

24 Apr 1993 - 12:00am