Dietitians

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Tips on Having a Healthy Hot Pot Meal in Winter
With a variety of ingredients and soup bases to choose from, hot pot meals are one of Hong Kong people’s favourite choices in winter. In contrast to the common belief that hot pot meals easily lead to weight gain, which puts off health-conscious individuals, hot pot meals can be healthy if you make...
Keep up Disciplined Eating Habits
As meticulous as our cooking preparation may be, we all need to be better aware of our eating patterns in order to stay healthy. Sylvia recommended that we should go for vegetables first, regardless which types of one-pot dish we eat. She explained, “Vegetables contain water-soluble vitamins. The longer...
Use Natural Ingredients for Seasoning
The ingredients used for seasoning also greatly matter to health. As revealed by Sylvia, the Japanese pot dishes enhance their flavour by using natural ingredients, such as scallions or garlic, or adding a soup base prepared with kombu and bonito. Seasonings are rarely used. By doing so, the dishes...
Choose Fruit Products Wisely
Anson also talked about dried fruits and canned fruits, both of which are widely available on the market. These food products are different from fresh fruits in terms of nutrient composition. In order to make dried fruits, the common way is to make use of the heat of the sun or an oven. As the dehydrating...
Fruity Recipes = Better Nutrition?
Anson pointed out that fruit contains the water-soluble vitamins B and C, which are easily lost or damaged when they are exposed to water, air, light or heat. Therefore, all fruits should be consumed as soon as possible after they are peeled or cut up. Fruits are also used in many western and Chinese...