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Eating Clean for under $10 at Guoco Tower

Hankering for healthy, affordable food in the heart of the city? Guoco Tower’s got you covered.

A wholesome diet doesn’t have to be a chore—Here are 4 eateries in Guoco Tower with dishes that are both healthy and delicious.

Quick, think of healthy food.

If you thought of salad, you’re probably not alone. While everyone loves a good salad once in a while, it doesn’t have to be your only option when opting for healthier eats.

Take a stroll around Guoco Tower and you’ll find a diverse array of healthy, delicious food options that won’t burn a hole in your wallet. From protein bowls to acai desserts, here are some great options at Guoco Tower for foodies and health fanatics alike.

KIPOS Gourmet
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With a range of ingredients that are as big on nutrition as they are on flavour, the protein bowls at Kipos Gourmet makes eating healthy a fun, customisable experience.

All the food served at this eatery is made from the freshest ingredients, and free of salt, sugar, MSG and additional oils. Many of the ingredients served here are also ethically sourced and organic.

As its name (which means ‘garden’ in Greek) suggests, this eatery is all about natural goodness, and you’ll get to pick exactly what goes into your healthy protein bowl. To start, pick a base carbohydrate—like brown rice or green soba noodles—then top it off with proteins, greens, dressings and crunchy toppings.

Eco-conscious eaters will also be pleased to know that the brand is committed to sustainable and ethical practices—its cutlery and bowls are made from 100% biodegradable materials. Save the earth, and stay in the pink of health all at once!

Editor’s Choice: The good folks at Kipos have concocted an ultra-healthy ‘boss’ bowl for readers (It came specially from the establishment’s boss!).

Make a bowl that comprises buckwheat soba noodles and a protein of your choice. Top it off with carrots, cherry tomatoes, wild rockets, beetroot and broccoli. Finally, add truffle shoyu, golden pillow tamago, seaweed and tobiko for extra taste and texture.

Yu Tang Clan
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Salads and Western fare aren’t the only dishes you’ll find at Guoco Tower. If you’re hankering for a healthy taste from the heartlands, drop by Yu Tang Clan and indulge in their wholesome, savoury dishes.

Everyone’s had the experience of slurping up a bowl of piping hot fish soup on a rainy day, but Yu Tang Clan has elevated this signature staple, adding a smorgasbord of ingredients that you won’t find in the classic dish.

Like most other variants, the store uses mackerel in its dishes (a great source of protein and Omega-3 fatty acids), but also offers customers a variety of customisable options You’ll get to choose between 6 different broths— such as Tom Yam, Sichuan and Beauty—as well as different noodles, ranging from wheat noodles to mee sua.

Editor’s Choice: The Beauty Soup—made with collagen—also employs healthy ingredients like tofu, goji berries and shimeji mushrooms. Definitely a great choice for discerning fitness addicts! If you’re looking for a value-for-money bowl, be sure to check out their original soup options.

Boost Juice
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A beloved franchise that hails all the way from Adelaide, Boost Juice’s range of nutritious drinks are great either as an accompaniment to a full meal, or as a quick mid-day treat.

No sugar is added to any of this franchise’s juices, which is great if you’re worried about sugar crashes or excessive calories. There’s a ton of variety here, but it’s all helpfully organised into categories like Protein and Energy drinks and options for those who’re counting calories.

So the next time you’re at Guoco Tower and about to grab a soda, be sure to give the juices here a try.

Editor’s Choice: You generally can’t go wrong with the options labelled as Calorie Counter or the Fresh Juice Bar. Opt for the Veggie Juice or the Energiser Juice for an after lunch perk-me-up.

Randy Indulgence
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Desserts don’t have to be sinful, and you need look no further than the desserts served at Randy Indulgence for proof.

An acai bar that serves up a medley of healthy treats that you can grab on the go, Randy Indulgence’s desserts make a great post-gym snack. The average acai bowl is filled with antioxidants, vitamins and healthy fats, and the desserts here are made completely free of artificial ingredients.

As an ingredient, acai can potentially promote brain health and improve memory, making the bowls here an undoubtedly smart choice for foodies with a sweet tooth.

Editor’s Choice: Go for the signature bowl, which comes packed with wholesome ingredients like strawberries, flax seeds and walnuts. If you’re looking to cut down on the calories, opt for healthier toppings like the cacao nibs.

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