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Plant-Based High-Carb Diet Does Not Lead To Weight Gain, NIH Study Finds

3 Mins Read A new study from the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) finds that contrary to popular belief, high-carb and low-fat plant-based diets do not necessarily lead to any weight gain. While the study was only conducted on a small-scale, the findings do suggest that factors resulting in overeating and weight gain are far more complex […]

Global Race For Plant Food Innovation As Consumer Demand Continues To Skyrocket

3 Mins Read Consumer demand for plant-based proteins has accelerated, and manufacturers are now racing to compete in what is quickly becoming a highly competitive market. There is little sign of slowdown: companies are focused on innovating quality plant-based ingredients to keep up with increasingly healthy and environmentally conscious consumers, backed by the latest scientific research on the […]

New Harvard Study Says You Don’t Need Meat, Plant-Based Diet Provides Complete Nutrition

3 Mins Read In a recent study published in Scientific Reports, researchers confirmed that all our nutritional needs can be satisfied without eating meat. In addition to being nutritionally sound, choosing plant-based alternatives would be more environmentally optimal, and conserve more protein and energy than conventional meat. Faced with our global climate breakdown, biodiversity loss and health epidemic, […]

New Year, New You: Hong Kong’s Best Healthy Meal Plans 2019

7 Mins Read Meal delivery plans continue to be really popular, and it’s easy to see why. They are convenient, time-saving, and delicious! Plus they take you one step closer to eating healthy! Let a certified nutritionist bother about ensuring you are getting all your macros and all your nutrients. Leave the gourmet prep to professional chefs. Taking […]

Healthy Meal Plans: The Raw Circus Delivers Organic Raw Vegan Meals To Your Door (in Reusable Containers)

6 Mins Read Hong Kong’s healthy dining scene just got another bountiful boost of gourmet green goodness. Driven by a rapidly growing group of health conscious eaters looking for conveniently catered wholesome and balanced meals, The Raw Circus is the newest meal delivery service to hit the scene. An entirely unique proposition: the Raw Circus is a 100% plant-based […]

Biorna Quantics: Not Your Average Meal Delivery Company

4 Mins Read April 2019 Update: Biorna Quantics has closed down operations.  When it comes to anyone looking to transform their lives by getting stronger and leaner, Biorna Quantics is at the forefront of a quantified approach to health in Hong Kong. Their customized DNA & health marker testing services along with their bespoke meal plans are popular with […]

January 2018 Green Queen Scoop: Headlines You Need To Read

4 Mins Read You’re busy, we get it. That’s why we created the GREEN QUEEN SCOOP. We scour the international headlines from around the globe to find the most important health, wellness & environmental stories so you don’t have to! 1. Exercise is NOT the key to weight loss & weight management Exercise Can’t Save Us: Our Sugar […]

H-Kore: The Hard Core Workout Michelle Obama AND Kim Kardashian Love

4 Mins Read Nestled in Central on the mad dash of Des Voeux Road, the seemingly innocuous Wincome Centre beckons and a coveted workout craze shared by the likes of American celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Jennifer Aniston and former (but forever in our hearts) First Lady Of The United States Michelle Obama: H-Kore.  The only Lagree Fitness studio […]

Eatology Meal Plans 2.0: More Healthy And More Delicious, Delivered To Your Doorstep

4 Mins Read With the initial success of French gourmet meal service Eatology‘s late 2015 launch, the team kicks in their sophomore year bigger, badder and better than ever. We had the pleasure of tasting their meal delivery at the beginning and if you recall, we were blown away. From their delicious dietician-approved meals to their eco-friendly packing containers, we were won […]

Health Box HK Wants You To Eat Better And Smarter

4 Mins Read December 2017 Update: Health Box has now become part of Eat Now Group.  As a typical Hong Kong workaholic logging in exhaustive hours, Jess Cheung found herself in a downward spiral that was leading towards a career breakdown, before a spiritual change brought about the formation of her company. Overwhelmed by her workload and constant […]

Mealthy Healthy Meal Delivery With Guaranteed Results

5 Mins Read Brand new healthy meal delivery Mealthy is obsessed with getting you results. Everything they do revolves around making sure their clients get lean and strong. Their motto is results, results, results! In Hong Kong, it’s hard enough to find time to get a workout in during our busy weeks, Forget relying on inaccurate measurements, or […]

The Best Workouts For Stress, Six Packs, Strength Building & More

5 Mins Read There is no doubt about it, exercise is key to being healthy, both physically and mentally. But there are so many different workouts out there, which one should you pick? Below personal trainer Christiana Lewis advises readers on which workout works best for your specific goals.  Best Workout For Strength Building To build full body […]

Green Queen’s Top 10 Ways To Use Coconut Oil Every Day

2 Mins Read Coconut oil is incredibly versatile and can replace dozens of products in your kitchen and bathroom shelves. Below are ten easy ways to use this amazing oil every day. Just make sure you buy the raw, extra virgin, unprocessed kind (organic is ideal of course). If possible, it should be stored in glass bottles. Coconut […]