Is There Anything About Rice We Should Know

I hope you enjoyed my previous post on the benefits of rice for babies. While searching for information on the suitability of rice for babies, one topic that came up was the linkage between rice and arsenic.

Why is arsenic a concern?

High arsenic levels in food can lead to cancers and thus are a definite concern especially for children. Organic arsenic is arsenic that naturally occurs in soil and water.

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My Kind of Cardio!

I’m sure a lot of you have already heard of Sayat.me, but for those who don’t, know well it’s basically a page for you to ask people questions anonymously. I have been on this page a while now and one of the most frequent question I get on my page is how to burn fat and what kind of cardio that I do.

I find it very hard to answer this question in such a short post so I decided to share what kinds of workout routines that I do!

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What Fish Is Good For Baby?

We consume fish in our household on a weekly basis and I try to vary the type of fish that I cook so that we don’t consume too much of one type. The topic of fish and mercury has always been on my mind but only recently did I do some reading up on it (because Baby Junior has started solids). The thing about reading up on articles advocating the consumption of a particular food over the other is it’s important to read with an open mind.

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The Mindset Problem

I don’t know this film but I know this quote.

Tonight, I really felt like writing down my personal struggle in my role as housewife. Just like any normal person, I have my bad days. I try my best to turn these bad days into something positive, but my journey as a stay-at-home mum has been anything but easy. I’m thankful that I have had a whole month of rest after Baby Junior’s birth because this one month has allowed me to reflect.

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My Top 5 Favorite Iphone App

Hello everyone! Writing this while in Da Nang, the weather here is pretty bad… raining almost everyday and I’m pretty much stuck in my room every morning. But that’s good, means that I’ll have time to pen down my thoughts and share stuff with you guys! Recently, everyone have been sharing or making videos on “What’s in my iPhone” and since many of you guys also want to know, I thought why not share it here with you all today.

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Spell Me Stress

Hello dearest. 🙂

Been a while as always.

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Just got back from an overseas work trip – whenever I get the chance to travel overseas for work, I feel really really blessed.

As much as it takes a toll on me ’cause it is in fact hard work (it’s work after all), I still feel really full from being able to do it.

 

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This Is Why We Should Really Think Twice Before Saying “Don’t” To Our Kids

As Asians, we can’t help comparing our parenting methods with that of our Western counterparts. I believe that this is a much often talked topic when Asian parents come together and here’s a very typical conversation:

Asian Parent 1: Eh, last week we attended Aidan’s classmate’s birthday party. The classmate is American.

Asian Parent 2: Oh, that classmate ah. Sebastian right, his name?

Asian Parent 1: Yaya,

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5 Easy Tips To Maximise Nutrient Absorption From Your Food

Our household already practises fairly decent eating habits. We eat homecooked 90% of the time, we eat our greens at every meal and I try to introduce a variety of foods into our diet. So the next question, naturally, is how can we better ensure that we’re maximising nutrient absorption from our foods?

 

When I first started writing this post, I had in mind to create a list of food pairings like eat oranges with spinach,

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What’s the way to a man’s heart?

A couple of weeks back, my friends and I had a potluck party. It was a very significant party because…

..it was entirely homecooked.

 

For the first time in our lives, the food on the table was entirely cooked by us silais.

 

Yes, we definitely have entered a different phase of life.

The men joined the party too and as it turned out,

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8 Ways To Whiten Your Teeth

Who doesn’t want to have a beautiful and sparkling white teeth?

Having a clean white teeth is important because it will help boost our confidence and make a positive first impression on others. Many of us might stained our teeth unconsciously, especially if we consume a lot of coffee, tea, soft drinks or wine. The best we could do is to rinse our mouth after consuming them, but sometimes, teeth slowly turning yellow is also something that is beyond our control.

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