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Goodness from a bulb

CHIA SOO JUAN expounds upon the health benefits of onions.

Nutritious seaweed

AN interesting feature in plant-derived foods is their special constituents that cement their reputation as beneficial. In seaweeds the iodine, lignans and fucans are the much sought-after nutrients.

Hale and hearty foods

Eating for heart health and stroke prevention need not be boring. Through smart food choices, innovative menu planning to preserve taste and convenience, effective weight management and the inclusion of some appetising heart-friendly foods, a heart-healthy diet is achievable for all.

Heart-y meals

WE OFTEN link high content of Omega 3 fatty acids (O-3FA) with salmon (a cold-water fish from the sea) and flax seeds. However, many readers are not game for salmon which has a strong fishy smell and the taste of flax seed is not appetising either.

Raw facts

MANY readers are concerned about the effects of eating too much fruits and vegetables despite the fact that the benefits of these foods are frequently emphasised.

Making a good cup of tea

TEA is produced from the leaves of the I>Camellia sinensis/I>, or tea plant.

Cooked watermelons?

RED is an eye-catching colour. It attracts attention and is used to warn of dangers or emergencies. Fruits with red flesh such as watermelon never fail to entice us to taste and enjoy its goodness.

Cooked watermelons?

RED is an eye-catching colour. It attracts attention and is used to warn of dangers or emergencies. Fruits with red flesh such as watermelon never fail to entice us to taste and enjoy its goodness.

Sweet benefits

SWEET potato leaves fried with dried prawn and chilli or I>sambal/II>belacan/Iis a cheap mouth-watering dish commonly served in many local Chinese restaurants. Sweet potato leaves and tubers contain a number of beneficial nutrients that help maintain good health.