What is Jamu? Health Benefits of Turmeric

What is Jamu? Health Benefits of Turmeric

"Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food." - Hippocrates

Who loves a good Turmeric Golden Milk Latte or turmeric-based drink? (We know Grassroots Pantry does a pretty mean Turmeric Chai cup ;)) Apart from it being a comforting, delicious drink, are you conscious of what you're putting into your body and the associated benefits & uses?

"Turmeric is a 'superfood hero' and the 'grand daddy' of all spices. Beyond its well acclaimed anti-inflammatory powers (due to the antioxidant

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Heart for Hustle: Eco-Conscious & Sustainable Food Practices with Peggy Chan, Grassroots Pantry, HK

Heart for Hustle: Eco-Conscious & Sustainable Food Practices with Peggy Chan, Grassroots Pantry, HK

Heart for Hustle: In this series, The Busy Woman Project interviews a couple of amazing, strong Women of Asia who, in pursuit of their passions, moved on to set up businesses on their own. Follow our series as these ladies share their views on gender-related challenges, what drives them & more!

In conversation with Peggy Chan, Founder of Grassroots Pantry ("GP") - one of our community's favorite organic & eco-conscious restaurants in Hong Kong. The philosophy of GP is that

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How Can YOU Empower Other Women With Your Conscious Purchasing Decisions?

How Can YOU Empower Other Women With Your Conscious Purchasing Decisions?

We all speak of change and making the world a better place - but change actually begins with the little steps we take; change begins with us.

What do you spend your hard-earned money on and where does it go?
Does your dollar go towards an active wear company that practices gender equality and gives its female employees equal opportunities in top management?
Does it go towards a business that provides women in impoverished communities safe jobs that help better

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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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Want some Insta-worthy Paleo, Gluten-Free Breakfast?

Want some Insta-worthy Paleo, Gluten-Free Breakfast?

We love how we're surrounded by talented & amazing Busy Women -
just like our Nepalese #TEAMBUSYWOMAN Community Member, Mimansha Joshi Shrestha (@mimismenu)!

If you haven't seen her profile, expect a culmination of colors, design & nutritious foods from dishes she prepare (note: buddha bowls, avocado roses, smoothie bowls, brekkie items - who doesn't love them)!

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We share below one of her signature recipes - Gluten-free Coconut Flour Pancakes with Fruit Toppings + (everyone's favorite) Avocado.

Read on for some 'insta-worthy'

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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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#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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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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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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WONDERMOMS: In Conversation with Claire Bostock, Absolute You, Bangkok, Thailand

WONDERMOMS: In Conversation with Claire Bostock, Absolute You, Bangkok, Thailand

"It takes a lot to rush home to read her bedtime stories and wake up early to send her to school each day, but it pays off, knowing I will always be her rock."

In Conversation with Claire Bostock: Claire is a single mother of one and currently the Chief Business Officer of Absolute You, overseeing the studio’s teachers & programming, their healthy food business, their wellness resort and the group’s international expansion.

A former banker, Claire left

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WONDERMOMS: In Conversation with Charisse Zee, CruCycle, The Little Bao

WONDERMOMS: In Conversation with Charisse Zee, CruCycle, The Little Bao

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

"No amount of money or materialistic pleasures can buy you good health"

In conversation with the gorgeous Charisse Zee - "I am a luxury fashion buyer turned Mompreneur! I used to work in the corporate world, but after having my boy, I

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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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Benefits of a Gym Workout Partner or SweatBuddy - Looking for one?

Benefits of a Gym Workout Partner or SweatBuddy - Looking for one?

Your journey to finding your own SweatBuddy, or a tribe of SweatBuddies starts right here - Singapore; Rest of Asia

Feeling the endorphin rush post workout? Had an amazing sweat session at the new swanky boutique fitness gym near you this morning, and can’t wait to share about your experience with someone? ...Until you realize no one around you is actually interested? Or perhaps, you made the decision to start a healthier lifestyle and avoid alcohol, and now it

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[EVENT] NOURISH YOUR CONNECTIONS: an Experience by lululemon X The Busy Woman Project

[EVENT] NOURISH YOUR CONNECTIONS: an Experience by lululemon X The Busy Woman Project

Our “Busy Woman” leads a Busy lifestyle. She dreams. She travels to explore the world, grows, acknowledges her flaws, is committed to bettering herself and finds the time to fit in her priorities. She places her health & wellness as her priority and is passionate about reaching out to other Women to inspire them to lead an active & healthy lifestyle too.

Singapore, 14th May 2017 (Sunday)

Journey into the Garden on a Sunday morning...

CONNECT with your intuition &

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[Event] #feelgoodHK Marathon 2017

[Event] #feelgoodHK Marathon 2017

Find something that makes you happy - whether it is breaking a sweat while shaking your booty, creating your own breakfast bowls, or slowing down and appreciating your bodies & the importance of self-love.

Hong Kong is a Busy & Bustling city.
Find that (little) 'me-time' for yourself to be better.

Feel good over an afternoon of Fitness, Food & Wellness, Workshop and more on 11 March 2017 (Saturday) in Hong Kong. Meet like-minded Busy Women and let's talk, share

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