Healthy Living: Myths of Drinking Water

There are many times we are told to drink so much water daily. But is that the truth?
There are many articles in support or disputing it – I am not here to prove anyone right or wrong.
The simple logic I have is that each of our body systems knows how much water we need and it will act accordingly. It is no use forcing yourself to drink water. Once the thirst hits you and you crave for water, go for it. Read the below article or you can also search on your own other articles….
Happy Drinking! 🙂

From The New York Times, “No, You Do Not Have to Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day” by Aaron E. Carroll
https://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/25/upshot/no-you-do-not-have-to-drink-8-glasses-of-water-a-day.html?_r=0

Myths of Drinking Water - Esther Neela Blog

Delcies Desserts & Cakes

Delcies Desserts and Cakes comes to my mind each time I need a healthier option or purchase a vegan cake or cake suitable for diabetics. I came upon Delcies when I wanted to celebrate a birthday of my yoga friend who is a vegetarian from India – that was more than 5 years ago. Finding high and low and reading of many stores, I decided to place an order for a vegetarian cake for my yoga friend. The first cake I placed an order was Black Forest. My yoga friend enjoyed that cake very much…

And just very recently I purchased a diabetic friendly Mud Fudge cake for my birthday which was in January. Catering to the people who are health conscious and wants to care for their calories intake, this was sure a treat for them….

Delcies Desserts and Cakes Mud Fudge Cake - Esther Neela Blog

Not only that, I purchased Pineapple Ball (Eggless & Diabetic Friendly) and Melting White Almond Cookies (Dairy-Free, Eggless & Lower Sugar) for Chinese New Year this year. Both were healthy and very tasty too….

If you are also considering a healthy choice for birthdays or other occasions, consider Delcies Desserts and Cakes. Their outlet is located somewhere near Boon Keng MRT and other details can be found in the below weblinks…

Delcies Desserts and Cakes believes, “WHEN WE BAKE, IT BECOMES HEALTHY™

And sure that is so, with many awards and recognition and hard work, they have come a long way….

Main Website
http://delcies.com/

About Delcies
http://delcies.com/about/

Nutritional Information
http://delcies.com/about/nutritional-information/

Awards and Certificates
http://delcies.com/awards-and-certificates/

Tofu

Tofu is one of the popular dishes among vegetarians and health conscious people. In fact, tofu is one of my favourite dish too. Having said that, ever wonder what exactly is tofu, how is it made and benefits. Found a website, Unicurd, which is one of the brands of Tofu sold here in Singapore. I have provided the various links. Enjoy reading!

About Tofu
http://www.unicurd.com.sg/about-tofu

History of Tofu
http://www.unicurd.com.sg/history-of-tofu

Health Benefits of Tofu
http://www.unicurd.com.sg/health-benefits

Storing and Selecting Tofu
http://www.unicurd.com.sg/tofu-selection

Tofu Dish - Esther Neela Blog

 

Dark Chocolate – Pros and Cons

If you are a lover of chocolates, especially dark chocolates, there are pros and cons. I am especially lover of dark chocolates with nuts. There are a lot of information online on the benefits and the disadvantages. Below are links to various articles.

In any food, as we already know, it is best to consume in limitation and according to our body needs and health. Enjoy reading!

Healthy Eating: Nuts

Living in Singapore, we are blessed to have access to many kinds of food. While we may be focusing on too much on big items such as noodles, rice and vegetables for our daily dietary needs, it is also important to note that nuts can also play a crucial role too. Below is an article on the various kinds of nuts and its benefits. There are also recipes too…Read and apply it to your daily diet…