HPB Launches Healthier Dining Programme for you to #EatHealthySG!

June 23, 2014

Hi guys! I’m happy to share some good news with you! You know how it’s so difficult to find healthier food options nowadays when eating out? Some will then opt to cook or bring their own meals out, but for people like me who are really not much of a cook, my dining options are what it is. I think Health Promotion Board (HPB) recognized that fact, and has worked really hard to get restaurants and food stalls to come on board in this new Healthier Dining Programme to offer healthier dishes to consumers. In the next few weeks, I’ll be reviewing the some of the dishes to see if indeed healthy can also mean tasty.

The more I read about the Healthier Dining Programme, the more impressed I was at the level of effort put into it. Restaurants have to change their menu, innovate new items with alternative ingredients or see how existing ones can form new combinations that fit within 500 calories. They also offer water for free so you don't need to order sugary drinks! Refer to the list of qualifiers on the HPB website to see how a restaurant can qualify to be part of the programme...

ALL FOR YOUR BENEFIT!

Meanwhile, do look out for the ‘Healthier Choices’ decals and stickers at participating partners, and also in the menu to indicate which should you order. I've listed some participating restaurants here (full list including food courts are in this table which will be constantly updated as more partners join).


Participating restaurants
More information
Dian Xiao Er All outlets
http://www.dianxiaoer.com.sg/outlets
Fish & Co. All outlets
http://www.fish-co.com/store-locator
Formosa Delights All outlets
http://www.formosa-delights.com/branch/
Jack’s Place All outlets
http://www.jacksplace.com.sg/contact-us
Loving Hut All outlets
http://www.lovinghut.com.sg/sin-suntec-en/menu
Mcdonald’s All outlets
https://www.mcdonalds.com.sg/locate-us/
Quiznos All outlets
https://www.facebook.com/QuiznosSingapore/info
Saybons All outlets
http://www.saybons.com/contact.html
Smoothie King All outlets
http://smoothieking.sg/stores/
Soup Restaurant All outlets
http://www.souprestaurant.com.sg/contactus.html
Subway All outlets
http://www.subway.com.sg/layouts/page_restaurant_locator.php
Swensen’s All outlets
http://www.swensens.com.sg/outlets/outlets-singapore

From next Thursday onwards, look out for the launch of the Healthier Dining Loyalty Card when you dine at some of the restaurants too! Get 1 stamp for every healthier dish ordered. That means if you go with your family and order the healthier dishes, you can probably finish 1 card since it only takes 5 stamps! Each card will give you one chance in the Healthy Go Lucky draw that will be held twice - in August and November, with prizes up to $8,888. It sure pays to be healthy.


Remember to hashtag #eathealthySG when you are there, and take part in the lucky draw! May you win.

For more info, visit www.eathealthy.sg 

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