We grew up eating white rice as our main staple. It’s hard to give up rice but having too much of refined carbohydrates such as white rice and bread can lead to a higher risk of type 2 diabetes. Thankfully, we have no lack of wholegrain options in Singapore. Consuming a diet rich in wholegrain is good for health as it may lower the risk of developing chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
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Wholegrain rice and noodles are now widely available so hawkers can prepare healthier traditional dishes without compromising on the taste. Here are six hawker stalls you should try.
I remember constantly craving for mui fan when I was growing up. Every time my grandfather asked what I want for dinner from a tze-char store, it’s always, and only, mui fan. There is something about that savoury gravy that I just really enjoy. That was why I was exceptionally excited to try Chow Kee. The owner, Mr Cheong, has replaced white vermicelli with a wholegrain version, and he mixes white rice with brown. The Seafood Mui Fan features a satisfying portion of brown and white rice in