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Good Fat Vs Bad Fat

March 17, 2016 Angela Luo

It is a very misleading concept that we should stay away from fat in our daily diet. Some people tend to over stress on the fat content of foods and think that all fat is unhealthy for them and will cause weight gain. False, false, and false. Humans need fat to survive and function. It is hence important to learn the difference between good fat and bad fat.  What role does fat play in our body ? Simply put, our body is made of cells and each cell is covered by fat (oils). 60% of our brain is made fat. The brain...


Why is RAW good for you ?

March 02, 2016 Angela Luo

Photo Credit : http://www.fruit-powered.com/low-fat-raw-food-diet/ What is raw food? Raw food is, technically speaking, food that has not been heated above 48 degrees centigrade. It usually means uncooked food and foods that are in their raw state without any post processing. Most of foods that are edible in their raw state (almost all vegetables, fruits, and nuts) are weak to heat, meaning their nutritional value can be greatly decreased by high temperature.  Raw and uncooked foods, on the other hand, provide living enzymes and proper nutrition. Preserving Enzymes is the key. Enzymes are biological molecules (typically proteins) that we all have in our bodies, essential to keeping...


Creative Vegan Smoothie Recipes

February 21, 2016 Angela Luo

I was looking online for creative smoothie recipes and came across so many awesome ones I cannot wait to try ! To save you the trouble of surfing hours on your laptop and eventually, back pain, I've gathered a very nice list of smoothie recipes here :  I came across Cook Republic's blog during my search and everything there was impressive, from the writing, to recipes, to photography. When you are surrounded by loved ones, everyday is Valentine's Day. I was so excited to try this Valentine's Smoothie. If you just want the recipe, here it is from the blog : ...


The Cold Pressed Juice Phenomenon

February 19, 2016 Angela Luo

It has been proven that heat and oxidation promote denaturation of the vital enzymes and nutrients in fresh produce. This is the result from using a rotary blade regular/centrifuge juicer. Cold pressed, on the other hand, slowly and thoroughly extracts juices from fresh fruits and vegetables with absolutely no heat and minimal exposure to oxygen using 6 tons of press weight, thereby preserving all the health-giving properties, live enzymes, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals, and other vital nutrients. Cold pressed juice hence differentiates itself from "other juices". There are commonly two types of “other” juices - the ones that you buy from...


Why Juice Cleanse ?

February 11, 2016 Angela Luo

  MELU's juice cleanses have been so popular ever since the new year. I'm happy to see that it seems like everyone's new year resolution is to be healthier ! We have many customers who are our regular "cleansers", who know the drill and know very well how the periodical cleansing is good for your body. We also have many curious customers who have heard about juice cleanse for so long but have never really had the opportunity to try, or to even learn what it really is. So here is a little information on the ever so popular juice...