Michelle Lau

Michelle Lau

Michelle Lau is the principal nutritionist (MSc.) and founder of Nutrilicious, a nutrition consultancy and communications company that inspires people to eat their way to healthier and happier lives. Lau and her team deliver science-based nutrition information in fun, digestible ways, and aspire to “change the world, one bite at a time”.

Latest from Michelle Lau

What’s our street food made of? A nutritionist’s take on Hong Kong’s beloved snacks – curry fish balls and siu mai

Walk down any street in the city and you’ll find a vendor selling these iconic street foods, but are they good for you?

Walk down any street in the city and you’ll find a vendor selling these iconic street foods, but are they good for you?

What’s our street food made of? A nutritionist’s take on Hong Kong’s beloved snacks – curry fish balls and siu mai
11 Oct 2021 - 3:16PM
Unicorn food and drinks: three magical ingredients to make them delicious and nutritious

Colourful, eye-catching dishes are all the rage on Instagram but how do you get that rainbow effect without piling on the calories? Check out our tips on the fruits, powders and superfoods you need in the kitchen

Colourful, eye-catching dishes are all the rage on Instagram but how do you get that rainbow effect without piling on the calories? Check out our tips on the fruits, powders and superfoods you need in the kitchen

Unicorn food and drinks: three magical ingredients to make them delicious and nutritious
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Five reasons why hangovers get worse as you get older – and what you can do to reduce the suffering

As we age and the level of enzymes to break down alcohol decreases, it stays in our system longer, and our bodies slow down. The key to pain-free mornings after are moderation, hydration and not mixing with medication

As we age and the level of enzymes to break down alcohol decreases, it stays in our system longer, and our bodies slow down. The key to pain-free mornings after are moderation, hydration and not mixing with medication

Five reasons why hangovers get worse as you get older – and what you can do to reduce the suffering
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Feeling ‘hangry’? Four easy ways to make sure you don’t ever again – by eating right

The secret to controlling your temper is diet, say doctors. When you haven’t eaten enough, hormone levels in your body change and can cause you to be short-tempered

The secret to controlling your temper is diet, say doctors. When you haven’t eaten enough, hormone levels in your body change and can cause you to be short-tempered

Feeling ‘hangry’? Four easy ways to make sure you don’t ever again – by eating right
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Intermittent fasting is a proven way of losing weight quickly – but it may not work for everyone

Alternate-day, time-restricted or modified fasting are all ways of avoiding or drastically restricting food intake, and may help people trapped in a yo-yo diet cycle, but they’re not for everyone – see three alternative ways to lose weight

Alternate-day, time-restricted or modified fasting are all ways of avoiding or drastically restricting food intake, and may help people trapped in a yo-yo diet cycle, but they’re not for everyone – see three alternative ways to lose weight

Intermittent fasting is a proven way of losing weight quickly – but it may not work for everyone
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Four tips for losing weight, from adding vitamin B and omega 3 fats to your diet, to slower eating

Obesity is on the rise, especially in Asia, where Western lifestyles and diets are wreaking havoc and causing serious health problems. Here are some tips for you to watch what you eat and shed weight

Obesity is on the rise, especially in Asia, where Western lifestyles and diets are wreaking havoc and causing serious health problems. Here are some tips for you to watch what you eat and shed weight

Four tips for losing weight, from adding vitamin B and omega 3 fats to your diet, to slower eating
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
How can Hongkongers reduce city’s food waste mountain? Revive, reuse and repurpose the produce you buy

About 3,000 tonnes of food is thrown away and ends up in landfills every day in Hong Kong. A lot of it is still packed full of useful nutrients. Here are some tips on how to buy, store and serve produce to get the most out of it

About 3,000 tonnes of food is thrown away and ends up in landfills every day in Hong Kong. A lot of it is still packed full of useful nutrients. Here are some tips on how to buy, store and serve produce to get the most out of it

How can Hongkongers reduce city’s food waste mountain? Revive, reuse and repurpose the produce you buy
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Four simple and effective ways to reduce colorectal cancer risk

These basic changes to your diet and lifestyle can increase your body’s defences against one of Hong Kong’s most common and deadly cancers

These basic changes to your diet and lifestyle can increase your body’s defences against one of Hong Kong’s most common and deadly cancers

Four simple and effective ways to reduce colorectal cancer risk
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Four ways diet could help reduce ADHD symptoms in children

Cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are rising in Hong Kong. A diet that is high in omega fatty acids and proteins, and low in processed sugars and junk food, may help treat it without resort to drugs

Cases of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder are rising in Hong Kong. A diet that is high in omega fatty acids and proteins, and low in processed sugars and junk food, may help treat it without resort to drugs

Four ways diet could help reduce ADHD symptoms in children
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Four ways Hongkongers can reduce the salt in their diets, and why we need to

Eating too much salt increases the risk of becoming obese, having a stroke or suffering from heart disease, hypertension, and kidney problems. Here’s how to have a less salty diet

Eating too much salt increases the risk of becoming obese, having a stroke or suffering from heart disease, hypertension, and kidney problems. Here’s how to have a less salty diet

Four ways Hongkongers can reduce the salt in their diets, and why we need to
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM
Where do our sugar cravings come from? Five ways for Hongkongers to beat them

Many of us believe we crave foods because they contain nutrients we lack, but recent research suggests our sugar addiction comes from a more complex mix of biochemical, hormonal and emotional factors

Many of us believe we crave foods because they contain nutrients we lack, but recent research suggests our sugar addiction comes from a more complex mix of biochemical, hormonal and emotional factors

Where do our sugar cravings come from? Five ways for Hongkongers to beat them
20 Jul 2018 - 2:55PM