Feature of the week, Food

Weekly Feature: “Px Plate is my guilt-free indulgence!”

This week, we are featuring a younger Px Plate lover. We found 23-year-old Pierre, who has Px Plate about 3 times a week! A software engineer for a startup and living in Singapore for the past 6 months, Pierre has a very active lifestyle, exercising up to 9 hours a week! Being alone in Singapore, he never cooks for himself. He told us that Px Plate gives him a chance to have at least one healthy and nourishing meal in the day. He says “Px Plate is healthy, yet it still fills me up for a decent price. I never…

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Food

Cooking methods we use to maximize the nutritional value of your meal.

We all know that eating more vegetables is better all-around for preventing disease. Yet, we rarely hear about how certain cooking methods can result in a loss of the very vitamins and minerals that make vegetables good for us. Depending on the vegetable at hand, the way you cook it can drastically change its nutritional value. Cooking vegetables the right way can also make minerals, vitamins and antioxidants more available to our body, while the wrong way can reduce its nutrient content. Here are a few cooking methods Px Plate uses to maximize the nutritional value of your meal and…

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The future of healthy eating

Why a hawker stall? Our founder answers the question.

I come from a family where everyone suffered and passed away from heart disease – and I mean everyone. With odds like that, I decided to pay attention to heart disease and understand how I can prevent it. Since I was physically active from a young age, I didn’t really focus on my diet. I ate everything that I liked which was mostly meat and the more deeply fried it was, the better. I used to think that since I was very active, I could eat anything I wanted. With the family history, the terrible past lifestyle, reaching an age…

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The future of healthy eating

The future of healthy meals: Prescribed meals

Food plays a vital role in people’s lives as a source of sustenance and nourishment. However, what certain foods mean to us can vary from person to person – including food as a form of pleasure, a source comfort and even a poison in some instances. Everything from allergies to the caloric requirements of a body builder versus the caloric requirements of someone with a desk job, tells us that the fundamentals of good nutrition lies in the question of who it is nourishing. And while we can simply google fad diets or look for articles on food that can…

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