In keeping my promise to post something once a week, I decided to use today’s daily prompt by WordPress since I don’t have a topic that I’m dying to write about.
Today’s word is Childhood (which explains the photo of Kermit, but this post is not about Sesame Street, okay?)
Continue reading “The Good Ol’ Taste”
What I found out when I looked up a brand of milk sold in Singapore: Cowhead.
As you probably know from reading my previous post, I have been poring over milk labels. A fortnight ago on our weekly grocery run, I chanced upon Cowhead milk, which had some seriously sexy claims on its package.
So, the label read (verbatim):
Continue reading “The Milk We’re Drinking in Singapore”
Earlier this year, after watching a horrific video about the abuse of bobby calves at a New Zealand dairy farm (warning before you click: it’s very graphic), I started thinking more seriously about commercial farming practices, from both ethical and health perspectives.
Is cruelty-free dairy farming possible? It’s a question I’ve been pondering over. My vegan friends think not, obviously.
And, where does the dairy milk in Singapore come from?
Continue reading “Milk: To Drink Or Not To Drink?”
Yesterday, the Straits Times (ST) ran an article titled Diabetes: The rice you eat is worse than sugary drinks which came up several times in my social media feed. I was disturbed by the headline. Were you?
Then, an editor I regularly work with e-mailed to ask if I’d like to pitch related stories. She got me thinking deeper, and this is an edited excerpt of my reply to her:
Continue reading “Is Rice Really Worse Than Soda?”