19 Feb '12, 8am

HPB launches "Healthier Coffeeshop" campaign

SINGAPORE: Eating out while staying healthy got a little easier with the launch of the "Healthier Coffeeshop" campaign on Sunday. About three in five Singaporeans eat out at least four times a week. One coffeeshop in Bukit Batok East Avenue 5 has turned to using more wholesome ingredients like brown rice and wholegrain noodles. It is run under the Food King chain which plans to extend the healthier option to its other outlets. The operator estimates the cost of ingredients to go up by about five percent, but expects to make up for this, by an increase in business. The Health Promotion Board plans to roll out at least 20 such "healthier" coffeeshops across Singapore by year's end. Halimah Yacob, who is MP for Bukit Batok East and Minister of State for Community Development, Youth and Sports, welcomed the move, noting that one in 10 Singaporeans are obese. She said help will...

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