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Healthy eating initiatives

Healthier Choice Symbol (HCS)

The symbol, first used in 1998, enables the public to recognise a healthier product easily. As of last year, there are 2,800 HCS products available in the market.

There are sixsymbols, each of which focuses on a nutritional aspect of the product.

Healthier Hawker Programme

Hawkers in this initiative use at least one healthier ingredient - healthier salt, oil or whole grains - when preparing their food.

There are 16 eating places under this programme.

Interactive Diet and Activity Tracker

This app, which is the first in the world to be programmed with a scientifically-based algorithm specially designed for Singaporeans, helps users count their daily calorie intake.