VSS eNewsletter 26 September 2006
VSS eNewsletter 26 Sep 2006
September’s VSS Wellness Seminar features a video that captured a lot of attention when it was shown in July at the Singapore Meatout exhibition at the National Library. The video, entitled Eating, focuses on the health dangers of eating meat and the benefits of going veg. Other good reasons to give up meat are also covered.
Following the screening of the 1.5hr video, a wholesome organic veg afternoon tea will be served. Plus, to help participants practice a healthy diet, there will be a short food demo after the tea break during which two simple, nutritious recipes will be shared.
Kampung Senang Holistic Lifestyle Centre
Block 106, Aljunied Crescent , #01-00
(5mins walk from Aljunied MRT, tel: 67498509)
Date: Sat., 30 Sep
To register: kee_yew@... or Kampung Senang @ 6749.8509
Price: $10 per person.
Our veg friends on Batam are putting together a big exhibition/food fair for World Vegetarian Day and VSS will put putting up an educational stall. The event is this Sat and Sun, 30 Sep/1 Oct. If you’re interested in going over, contact Jowly in Batam at 62-855-651-1881 or jowlyyohan@....
VSS has put together a small library of books and other materials related to vegetarianism. The materials can be read, but not borrowed. As VSS does not have its own premises, we are fortunate that Kampung Senang (http://www.kg-senang.org.sg) has kindly allowed us to use a room at their new Holistic Lifestyle Centre at Block 106, Aljunied Crescent, #01-00, (5mins walk from Aljunied MRT, tel: 6749.8509).
VSS will be taking part in the official opening of Kampung Senang’s (www.kg-senang.org.sg) Holistic Lifestyle Centre on Sat, 7 Oct, from 10.30am-7.30pm. Guest of Honour will be Mr Matthias Yao, Mayor, South East District and MP for MacPherson SMC. Events include a Food/Fun Fair, tour of a herb farm, Lantern Festival Celebration and organic food tasting. The new KS Centre is located at Blk 106 Aljunied Crescent, just 5 mins from Aljunied MRT. For more info: 6749.8509.
A new vegetarian food stall (Shen Yuan) is opening on 1 Oct, at Blk 301 Ubi Ave 1. Specialties include kway chap and wanton noodle, in addition to the normal pick & choose rice meals for lunch. Vegetarian beehoon is less oily and zhi char is also available besides. Toufu goreng and light snacks are available for afternoon tea, and sometimes hot banana fritters are on offer from 2pm onwards. Nearest MRT station - Eunos MRT, Buses stopping at Ubi Ave 1 are SBS Bus 8,22,65,66 & SMRT bus 61. Buses stopping at Jln Eunos Rd are SBS 8,15,22,25,51,55,59,63,65,66,93,94 & SMRT bus 61, 854.
1. Ample carpark space available. Just beside the Blk.
2. Handphone number, 9188.3955, Ms Ng
3. Brown Rice is served for lunch & different specials meals are served on different days
4. Less salt & minimal MSG are used
5. Stall is opened 7 days a week 7am to 9pm except for Tue & Fri, when operating hours are from 7am to 3pm.
Earlier this month, Martina Navratilova (veg since 1993) - http://www.martinafanpage.net/eng/newsother.php - concluded her tennis career by capturing an incredible 59th Grand Slam title at the unheard-of age of 49.
On 16 Aug, My Paper ran an article about Mdm Huang Yanni, who has had two children on an organic, veg diet. Here, in italics, are a couple of excerpts (translated from Chinese by a kind reader) from the article.
During these five years, she consumed a variety of organic fruits and vegetables. When she dined out on occasion and was left with little choice, she would also choose only vegetarian dishes. Although aware that free-range or organically-fed meat was available, her family chose to go organic without harming animals”
During both her pregnancies, her gynaecologist advised her to abandon her organic vegetarian diet in order to absorb nutrition from meats as well. However, she was adamant on sticking to the vegetarian diet, insistent on taking in nutrition from non-animal sources.
On 15 Oct, 9am-5pm, Yanni will be taking part in a seminar, entitled “Beautiful Mommy, Healthy Baby”, at World Business Group (the people who bring us Indonine veg restaurants) HQ #25-03, Suntec Tower 2, Associates Floor. Price: $68, inclusive of 1 Lunch and Tea Break, $50 redeemable for a minimum purchase of $200 worth of HUNZA products in a single receipt. Spouses are half price for each full-price customer. More info: 9111.4909 or 6333.9505.
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