Saturday, 23 November 2013


inspiring video about the Philips video campaign


At Philips we believe people should be healthy, live well and enjoy life. We are a technology company that cares about people. We listen, discover and challenge to deliver meaningful innovation. This project underlines our commitment to deliver innovations that matter, innovations that improve the quality of people’s lives in Asia Pacific. We aim to help build sustainable and livable living and working environments, promote healthy eating habits, active aging and personal- and childcare and establishing affordable and accessible healthcare systems and effective ways to dealing with chronic diseases. We want to work together, partner with individuals, communities and other stakeholders to combine insights with expertise, technology with funding, to deliver meaningful innovation that make a real difference in helping people live healthier, happier and more fulfilling lives.

Here is my idea for a healthy home.


Healthy Homes

A cooker that uses sustainable energy and is able to cook varieties of healthy food but do not impede the taste. Busy woman can just put the cooking ingredients according to healthy recipe provided by the cooker and the cooker would do the rest such as cutting, washing and cooking. A cooker that would even be able to count the calories, add in special needs of family members such as allergies and even detect the condition of ingredients (fresh, spoilt or poison).

I choose healthy home because I believe that would benefit the health of our community. Health is gold and it can’t be bought with money. Healthy people are generally happier and lead a fulfill life and thus contribute more to the performance of a country. Besides that not to mention the amount of money that one can save from the medical fee.

I think cultivating good eating habits should be important but due to busy lifestyle or due to lack of knowledge, most parents are unable to provide healthy food for the children. The unhealthy lifestyle combined with adopting unhealthy eating habits would lead to health problems like diabetes, high blood pressure or death later. According to research, one would generally go for healthy snacks if they already adopt it since young. So, I think that having a cooker that will do all the cooking using sustainable energy such as water or sunlight would help most busy woman in general to provide healthy food for the children.

Children that are healthy will tend to be happier and adopt healthy eating habits in their life. It would also save the country from spending billions on healthcare and focus that on improving education or the economy. Not to mention the amount of money healthy citizen can contribute to the country.

Well, I always hope that a magic tool like this would come true one day.

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This is a competition brought by The Butterfly project and Philips Malaysia.

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