Embracing the plant-based lifestyle in Malaysia

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8 Health Tips for the Malaysian Lockdown

8 Health Tips for the Malaysian Lockdown

Times are strange right now. Malaysia’s official lockdown period to manage the coronavirus outbreak begins today, and it may seem like doomsday to stay under self-house arrest for two whole weeks. However, there are actually ways to make the most of it, and without making […]

Oats and Cholesterol: Making the Connection

Oats and Cholesterol: Making the Connection

The motivations behind my work as a Plant-based Lifestyle Advocate are numerous, but one that is perpetually driving me is the state of health that majority of Malaysians are in. Malaysia is currently the fattest country in the whole of Asia, with 1 out of […]

My Vegan Winter

My Vegan Winter

For Christmas and New Year’s 2019/2020, I traveled to Copenhagen, Denmark, to spend time with my in-laws. For my first vegan winter, there was a lot of prep needed, especially in the clothing department! I hope that sharing my experience will help others who are […]

7 Cheaper Malaysian Alternatives to Western Ingredients

7 Cheaper Malaysian Alternatives to Western Ingredients

I just had a press interview this week, and I was asked: What is one of the biggest misconceptions about veganism that you face now? My answer was that many people believe that going vegan is expensive. I explained that most plant-based references we have […]

6 Vegan Consumer Habits Everyone Should Adopt

6 Vegan Consumer Habits Everyone Should Adopt

Being a vegan automatically makes someone like me a minority. But it doesn’t mean that I live a drastically different life from non-vegans. There are plenty of things I practice from day to day that help me get the best out of a plant-based lifestyle. […]

Chinese New Year Snacks: A Vegan Guide

Chinese New Year Snacks: A Vegan Guide

Chinese New Year is synonymous with a plethora of snacks that typically get churned out at this time of year. Embed from Getty Images If you’re phasing out your meat, egg and dairy products from your diet, don’t worry… you’re not completely losing out on […]

7 Vegan Traveling Essentials

7 Vegan Traveling Essentials

I admit, I haven’t been able to keep up with the blog as regularly as I used to over the past few months because of the insane amounts of traveling I’ve had to do. The packing, going out of town to work, coming back and […]

Ahoy or Adoi? My Thoughts on Soy

Ahoy or Adoi? My Thoughts on Soy

DISCLAIMER: This blogpost is not meant to replace any kind of professional health or medical advice. This is just to share my own exploration, experience and personal deductions on the evidence that has been put out there about soy. The dairy and soy industries are […]

5 Phone Apps For Plant-Based Beginners

5 Phone Apps For Plant-Based Beginners

In a world becoming increasingly technology-driven, finding resources to support a change in lifestyle is easier than ever. I referred to just a couple of plant-based apps when I got my first smartphone in 2012 – the first year of me going vegetarian – and I […]

My 13 Vegan Pantry Essentials

My 13 Vegan Pantry Essentials

I have realized that as much as I love to share recipes, I sense that the initiative by others to try them at home is not so strong. Not because they don’t want to… but because some of the ingredient lists are quite intimidating, especially […]