In North America, the perception is: Green tea is good for you. Green tea will help you lose weight. Green tea has more antioxidants than regular tea; drink it for better skin. In Japan, there are many different types of green tea. Green tea is an integral part of the culture as tea ceremonies are […]Read More Get Your Matcha Fix
There are so many protein powders on the market. How do you choose the one that’s right for you? Many individuals ask me if protein powder is necessary. Some individuals believe that protein powder should only be taken if you work out to gain muscle. This is not necessarily true. I see protein powder as […]Read More Help Me Choose a Protein Powder
As we age, we naturally get wrinkles as our skin slowly loses elasticity. Diet can help skin retain more elasticity; if this is your goal, consider adding collagen as part of your daily diet. What Foods Can You Naturally Find Collagen In? When I attend family dinners in a Chinese restaurant, the course I look […]Read More Want Less Wrinkles? Try Collagen
Breakfast is a common meal in which many individuals lack sufficient protein intake. Think about it. Typical breakfast examples include: a) 1 or 2 pieces of bread + hint of nut butter or butter + a piece of fruit b) 1/2 c- 1 c cooked oatmeal with a piece of fruit c) 1 egg (scrambled/poached/hardboiled) […]Read More Protein- Are You Getting Enough at Breakfast?
For those who know me well, it is a well known fact that I love to drink water. If I was to be stranded on an island, my husband is convinced I would die of thirst first. I think water naturally has a sweet flavour and I am addicted! The human body, on average, is […]Read More My Secret To Great Skin
What You May Not Know About Me: 1. What Is Your Full Name? Rowena Yiu-Kay Leung 2. What Does Your Name Mean? My grandmother created my Chinese name. “Yiu” means wrapped. This provides context to the fact that the umbilical cord was wrapped around my neck as my mom was delivering me; therefore, an emergency […]Read More Get to Know Me