How much SUGAR is hiding in your breakfast?

How much SUGAR is hiding in your breakfast?

Fat was once proclaimed to be the culprit of heart diseases and hence, the food industry started to produce all sorts of low-fat foods. But, how can you make low-fat food taste delicious?

...By adding SUGAR - more specifically, by adding fructose. Heart diseases didn’t reduce with all the low-fat diets and in fact, more recent studies show that sugar increases your risk of heart disease, stroke, ages the body and fructose increases your risk of metabolic syndrome (including

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Mental, Emotional & Physical STRENGTH

Mental, Emotional & Physical STRENGTH

In this next feature of our STRONG series, we speak to Ramona Pascual - the 1st woman to headline a fight event and fight for a Mixed Martial Arts ("MMA") championship title in Hong Kong.

Who is Ramona Pascual, and how did you get to where you are today?
I'm a professional MMA fighter and personal trainer at Epic MMA in Hong Kong. I've lived almost my whole life in this city I call home. I've been an athlete since

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Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Cara G McIlroy, Genie Juicery, Supermodel, TV Presenter, Blogger, Hong Kong

Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Cara G McIlroy, Genie Juicery, Supermodel, TV Presenter, Blogger, Hong Kong

She's an entrepreneur, a supermodel, a TV presenter, a blogger, a Super Mom and a judge on Asia's Next Top Model. She has been walking runways for brands such as Dior, starred in numerous commercials, fashion editorials, and featured in covers for magazines such as Elle, Harper’s Bazaar, and Marie Claire. She has even gone on to host shows on the National Geographic Channel!

"I’m busy with lotsa stuff! I have my company, Genie Juicery, two babies under

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Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Vanessa Cheung, Nan Fung, QUO, Hong Kong

Powerful Women in Business: Health, Fitness & Wellness Entrepreneurs - Vanessa Cheung, Nan Fung, QUO, Hong Kong

A full-time job and 4 other side projects? Meet Vanessa Cheung - an Executive Director of Nan Fung Development Ltd, a real estate / property developer in Hong Kong. She is also the Co-founder of:

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Simple & Quick Healthy Meal Prep Tips for the Busy Woman + Homemade Hummus Recipe!

Simple & Quick Healthy Meal Prep Tips for the Busy Woman + Homemade Hummus Recipe!

With #TEAMBUSYWOMAN, we believe there are little ways to live better. Start small. It’s way too overwhelming to jump immediately into 'eating clean' entirely and to have a completely new diet or routine.

Let's start with something as simple a 10-min healthy lunch recipe - enjoy the taste of food you've prepared on your own, and perhaps do this with a couple of your SweatBuddies!

We speak with Food Blogger, Photographer & Stylist, Laura Williams (@mylittlehongkongkitchen) - pssst...check

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The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @alyr.fit

The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @alyr.fit

In this series, The Busy Woman Project sets out to find out what moves the ladies, who inspire us through their social media accounts. Follow our series as you get to know these relatable digital darlings better!

Known by her handle @alyr.fit, Aly Rauff is also a Lorna Jane and #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Ambassador. You can read more about her journey & thoughts on health, fitness and activewear on her blog.

What are some key messages you’re looking to spread

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Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Soojin Leu & Chris Van De Ven, GU Cycle, Shanghai, China

Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Soojin Leu & Chris Van De Ven, GU Cycle, Shanghai, China

In Conversation with Soojin Leu, one half of the power couple who moved to Shanghai to instruct at GU Cycle. Chris Van De Ven and Soojin were formerly with XYZ in Hong Kong.

Why indoor cycling? What got you started (and hooked)?
In addition to all the scientific benefits behind cycling- indoor cycling is FUN, like dancing on a bike! I’ve tried out many fitness classes including Yoga, Muay Thai, Pilates, Body Combat, and various circuit training classes -

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#BUSYWOMENINSPIRE: Anabel Chew, WeBarre, Singapore

#BUSYWOMENINSPIRE: Anabel Chew, WeBarre, Singapore

We’re inspired by people who boldly follow their passions, and if you do too, you’ll definitely be inspired by our next #BUSYWOMENINSPIRE feature – Anabel Chew!

Her passion for music has led her to become a professional flutist, as well as an instrument teacher for both the piano and flute. But why stop there? This professional musician who happens to be a fitness junkie too, is also the co-founder of WeBarre, Singapore’s first Boutique Barre Studio. Talk about

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The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @roxanne_yoga

The Digital Darlings - Inspiring Health, Fitness & Wellness Instagram Accounts to Follow: @roxanne_yoga

In this series, The Busy Woman Project sets out to find out what moves the ladies, who inspire us through their social media accounts. Follow our series as you get to know these relatable digital darlings better!

Known by her handle @roxanne_yoga, her account is full of yoga poses, and tips for better form. Roxanne's bubbly persona transcends the digital, and she can be found teaching at Pure Yoga Singapore too!

Catch this gorgeous babe Roxanne at this weekend's

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Are You Ready For Your FitnessFest2017 Challenge?!

Are You Ready For Your FitnessFest2017 Challenge?!

Challenge Accepted!

Running from 20th May 2017 - 21st May 2017, we have 3 challenges awaiting you AND many prizes from our amazing partners to be won!

Which EXPERIENCE calls out to you?

Find your SweatBuddy here!

BE BOLD
Challenge:
Come visit us at Booth 49, and take part in our BURPEES challenge. The more burpees the better! With awesome prizes from TomTom, Manduka and Dosirak, we say start practising those burpees now! We will be keeping score. Psssst! The

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Workout Anywhere Series: TRX - the Travel-Friendly Companion

Workout Anywhere Series: TRX - the Travel-Friendly Companion

Catch our #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Community Ambassador Kate Telge (Personal Trainer at BASE Bangkok) this weekend at FitnessFest Singapore!

On Sunday (21st May) @ 10:45am, Kate will be conducting a HIIT & FLOW session. Where muscle meets yoga. Calorie-torching. High-intensity. Boost metabolism...all with a SweatBuddy! Adapted from the Yoga Sculpt workout, you can expect a mix of flexibility, strength and HIIT training as you move to upbeat tracks. Get ready to FLOW & pop those muscles!

This fitspo shares with us

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Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Victoria Martin & Bryan Tay, CruCycle, Singapore

Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Victoria Martin & Bryan Tay, CruCycle, Singapore

In Conversation with one of the sweetest couples in town - Victoria Martin & Bryan Tay from CruCycle, Singapore. Congratulations to the love birds on their wedding! #brick2017

Victoria grew up in Singapore, Shanghai and the US. A brainiac turned fitness enthusiast, this Harvard-educated engineer likes to scientifically break down her workouts, and is always looking to learn more about the physiological impacts of her workouts. Her motto in life is to greet everything with a smile, and that

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Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Héloïse Chong & Guy Wilkes, Ryde Bangkok, Thailand

Asia's Indoor Cycling Couples: Héloïse Chong & Guy Wilkes, Ryde Bangkok, Thailand

'Soul Cycle' style spin classes have taken Asia by storm. Approximately 45 minutes of Cardio to the latest music hits in a dark room, led by an inspirational instructor - we liken it to partying on the bike!

For a more 'serious' Indoor Cycling experience, check out studios that offer Road style classes. Expect challenging terrains and intervals, intense hills, sprinting on flats and some serious races. For the competitive, some fitness studios even offer a leader scoreboard,

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In Conversation with the Brains Behind FitnessFest: Tricia Sokolovitch, The Live Group, Singapore

In Conversation with the Brains Behind FitnessFest: Tricia Sokolovitch, The Live Group, Singapore

FitnessFest Singapore 2017 is taking place this weekend! Come join #TEAMBUSYWOMAN at Booth 49 for a series of challenges for your Fitness Passport & SweatBuddy Matching!

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We speak with Tricia Sokolovitch, the brains behind FitnessFest on her pursuit of wellness, what she is excited about at the festival, and her top tip to making the most of Singapore's health, fitness & wellness scene!

Spurred by an entrepreneurial spirit at the age of 22, Tricia founded The Live Group, with the

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WONDERMOMS: Ifat Hindes, Wellness Entrepreneur, Hong Kong

WONDERMOMS: Ifat Hindes, Wellness Entrepreneur, Hong Kong

To celebrate WONDERMOMS & Mother's Day, we speak with a couple of amazing ladies - entrepreneurs, fitness instructors, corporate warriors, and making time for their children & family. More importantly, they prioritize their own health & wellness + their family's.

What started as a personal quest, expanded into her life mission – to create nutritious and delicious meals for all ages.

Ifat Hindes was born in Israel and grew up initially in the Caribbean and predominantly in Hong Kong.

In 2013, she

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Fitspo Busy Mom & Spartan Race Obstacle Runner in Singapore - Natalie Dau (@rockstararms)

Fitspo Busy Mom & Spartan Race Obstacle Runner in Singapore - Natalie Dau (@rockstararms)

Practice little acts of courage & honesty daily. Make yourself alittle vulnerable, alittle uncomfortable - have the courage to be imperfect. Few of us enjoy the stress of stepping outside our comfort zones, but, as the saying goes, that is where the magic happens!

Thousands took part in Spartan Race on 22 April in Hong Kong. This weekend, the race will be in Singapore, followed by other Asian countries like Malaysia & Thailand in the 2nd half of 2017.Want

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#BUSYWOMENINSPIRE: Cynthea Lam, Singapore’s Super Farmer

#BUSYWOMENINSPIRE: Cynthea Lam, Singapore’s Super Farmer

How many of us have bought plant after plant, hoping to have our own little garden or just to inject some greenery in the workspace, only to watch that beautiful green slowly wilt in oblivion? With two brown thumbs, we definitely belong to this category!

Here to save the day is the founder of Super Farmers, Cynthea Lam! Cynthea and her work have been featured on multiple media platforms including The Straits Times, Mediacorp programs, Style Magazine, as well as

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#CLEANSLATE2017: WINNING AT THE GYM = WINNING AT WORK? Get Cracking!

#CLEANSLATE2017: WINNING AT THE GYM = WINNING AT WORK? Get Cracking!

Women are claiming their strength in many aspects of life more than ever.

Women are lifting heavier weights and feeling more powerful, which translates to a stronger sense of self and increased confidence at home and at our workplace.

Women are crushing their lunch-time indoor cycling or bootcamp sessions, basking in the post-workout 'feel good' endorphins, ready to take on new challenges.

We want you to live better - to be reminded of how strong you really are and that

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#CLEANSLATE2017 Challenge: 4-week initiative to kickstart the New Year right, TOGETHER!

#CLEANSLATE2017 Challenge: 4-week initiative to kickstart the New Year right, TOGETHER!

We’ve heard you ladies! Many of you (including us) are striving to find that balance of fitness, healthy living + spending time with our loved ones, on top of our career / education goals and busy schedules…we all want (almost) everything in life, don’t we? ;)

We think you’re already pretty great as your are. What we’re focused on here is to help you with the little steps to live better. That means taking a moment to recognize

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Super Easy & Healthy Recipes for Busy Women:  AUBERGINE RAINBOW ROLLS

Super Easy & Healthy Recipes for Busy Women: AUBERGINE RAINBOW ROLLS

Every month, we present to you a super easy and healthy recipe, perfect for the Busy Woman! These recipes are inspired by several creative Social Media Chefs (that’s what we’d like to call them). We then try them out ourselves so that they are “Tested & Proven” by #TEAMBUSYWOMAN.

Having feasted on Brazilian barbecued meats the night before, something fresh and light was on our minds. We did a quick search for #veggierolls on Instagram and found this

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