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6 Facts About Your Gut Bacteria That You Will Wish You Knew Earlier

    1. There are more bacteria in you than cells in your body. Sounds difficult to believe, but the number of bacteria in your body are 10x superior than the number of cells. The human body contains trillions of microorganisms, that may weigh from 1 to 3kg. Most of them are located in the large intestine. What’s more surprising than that is you have 100 times more bacterial genes in your body than human genes!   2. The profile of your gut bacteria will decide whether you are healthy or not Diarrhoea is a very well-known consequence of a…

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Food, Ingredients, nutrition, Px Plate

Why Brown Basmati Rice?

When we started planning the Px Plate menu, we wanted a menu that followed most of the principles of healthy eating: to be complete, balanced and varied. This is why we use different types of carbohydrate sources in our dishes, such as chickpeas, sweet potato and quinoa. Being in Singapore, we couldn’t omit rice. You will probably find it difficult to spot the rice that we use in any other food stall. As a clinical dietitian, I always get my patients to start eating brown Basmati rice, and the results are always visible. Hopefully after this post, you too will start…

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Food, healthy, Ingredients, nutrition, Px Plate

Why we choose Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

As we received our stock of Extra-Virgin Olive Oil today, we realized that other food stalls pay seven times (yes 7x!) less for the oil they use!   Fun fact! – In the distant past, Olive Oil was used as a mean of exchange between people from the Mediterranean region and the Middle East because it was so valuable. It is no surprise then, that Olive Oil is pricier than any other oils. It was even called ‘Liquid Gold‘ in some regions! – Olive Oil is pressed from olives that originates from olive trees, using mechanical means without the use…

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