ST Podcast: Health Check - How to control blood sugar levels when eating out and tweak your favourite kaya toast breakfast set

Dr Kalpana Bhaskaran (centre), head of the Glycaemic Index Research Unit at Temasek Polytechnic, and VP of Diabetes Singapore, tackles dieting issues and tips with podcast host Ernest Luis (left) and ST's health correspondent Linette Lai (right).
Dr Kalpana Bhaskaran (centre), head of the Glycaemic Index Research Unit at Temasek Polytechnic, and VP of Diabetes Singapore, tackles dieting issues and tips with podcast host Ernest Luis (left) and ST's health correspondent Linette Lai (right).

Health Check

Episode 2

Duration: 11 mins

Synopsis: In this new podcast series for 2018, The Straits Times tackles health tips and the impact of national policies with expert guests.

This episode targets diabetics and the public as well, if they want to avoid diabetes. Get practical dieting tips especially if you have been recently diagnosed with diabetes. How do you keep your portions controlled when eating out, to avoid blood glucose levels shooting up? 

When it comes to one of Singapore's favourite breakfast sets - the kaya toast meal and its accompanying drink - what can you tweak, to make it a healthier set?

Join host Ernest Luis and The Straits Times health correspondent Linette Lai. They host Dr Kalpana Bhaskaran, head of the Glycaemic Index Research Unit at Temasek Polytechnic, and who is also vice-president of Diabetes Singapore.

Produced by: Linette Lai and Ernest Luis

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