Dietitians

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Get Nutrients from Soup Ingredients
According to Sharon, several food items are healthy, tasty ingredients for soup-making. Examples are apples, pears, papayas, figs, chestnuts, lotus roots, walnuts and black beans (Table 2). In addition, root vegetables...
High-fat Ingredients Jeopardise Your Health
People tend to think that a good soup must be thick in texture (for example, pork bone soup that is boiled to a milky white colour). Yet, thick soups pose risks to our health as they are higher in fat and cholesterol. Some types of...
Stay Healthy with Nutritious Soups
Soups are the crown jewel in Chinese food culture and a firm favourite with the southern Chinese. Cantonese and Hong Kong people are no exception. They are very particular about soup ingredients. Dietitian Sharon CHAN shares with you her...
Make Smart Choices for Light Meals
Susan said, “Some light meals or snacks may not be healthy options even though their portions are smaller. They can be high in calories and fat. A 100g of deep-fried wonton, for example, contains 420 calories and 29g of fat (Table 1). Alternatively,...
Healthy Cooking Methods and Natural Flavours
Susan suggested to have dishes cooked by steaming, blanching﹐ baking and quick stir-frying with little oil to reduce fat intake. She expressed that the calories and fat content of the same foods may vary greatly when cooked by different...