How you really process sugar

How you really process sugar We know sugar is bad for us. More than causing weight gain, sugar triggers inflammation, oxidation and glycation – factors that lead to disease. Different types of sugar can also impact the body differently. If you’re looking to cut out added sugars to your diet, here’s what you need to…

A sweet treat – without the sugar

A sweet treat – without the sugar We can’t help it – sometimes nothing will do on a hot day but a cold sweet drink. But if you’ve cut sugar from your diet, there are not a lot of options out there for a sugar-free beverage – unless you reach for one of the fruity…

Gut Health

Tame the bloat Most people suffer an occasional episode of indigestion- be it due to a personal predisposition, stress or overeating. In many cases, over-the-counter antacids or prescription pills can readily ease symptoms. However, Food for Health by Xndo believes in a more long-term solution. You see, a healthy digestive system is the foundation for…

A handier way to take MCT

A Handier Way to Take MCT How do you take your good fat? For some, ensuring a good dose of MCT each day involves a rather oily swallow of coconut oil. While coconut oil is a good source of MCT, only about 60% of it contains actual MCT (less, actually if you want to get…

Survive Festive Feasting!

Survive Festive Feasting Christmas, the New Year and holidays around the corner – and while this means lots of joyous occasions to look forward to, the festive season brings with it numerous sugary and greasy temptations that can derail healthy eating. But two simple strategies can help you stave off overindulgence (and subsequent sluggishness) –…

Zero Baked Rice

Zero Bake Rice Prep: 10 mins Cook: 25 mins Serve: 1 pax   Ingredients 1 pouch of ZEROTM RICE 1 egg 1 tomato, sliced 1 tsp olive oil 1/4 onion, chopped Pinch cayenne pepper 30ml low fat milk 1/2 cups shredded sharp Cheddar, plus extra for top 1/2 tsp freshly chopped parsley leaves 1/2 tsp…

Local Delights – compared

Singapore is a foodie’s paradise – with cheap, delicious hawker food always at hand. However, frequent eating out has its disadvantages. Often, our favourite local delicacies are high in calories, carbohydrates (including sugar) and low in fibre. This not only means that we tend to eat more than we should, but that we get hungry…

Steak and Fried Low-carb Rice with Asparagus

INGREDIENTS Your favourite cut of steak Butter Garlic, chopped Xndo Low-Carb Rice Asparagus, chopped Dark soya sauce Salt & Pepper DIRECTIONS Remove the fat trimmings from the steak and chop up the fat into chunks Place fat in a pan and render the oil on low heat Drain the oil from the pan and save…

Refreshing High-Protein Popsicles

INGREDIENTS 1 pouch Xndo protein shake, any flavour 250ml to 300ml water Popsicle moulds DIRECTIONS Mix Xndo protein shake in water till well dissolved Pour shake into popsicle moulds (or make your own with paper cups and ice cream sticks) Freeze till set (at least 3 hours) Recipe contributed by Xndo ambassador Sharmilah Begum Related…

Keto V Paleo – and where Xndo fits

  When it comes to sustaining health and preventing inflamation, oxidation and glycation – as well as burning fat effectively and maintaining a weight loss – a few diets have gained popularity. The top two are the Ketogenic Diet and the Paleolithic Diet. The Ketogenic or Keto Diet is targeted primarily at rapid weight lossw.…