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The Incredible Health Benefits of Fruits
Everybody knows that eating more fruits is beneficial for our body. Fruity recipes, in particular, are refreshing delight in summer when the heat takes away our appetite. Yet, some fruits could be a health trap. Accredited practising dietitian Anson WONG shares with you some tips on choosing fruits...
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 such as corns, potatoes and burdock roots are rich in calories...
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 meat have a high-fat content. For instance, pork ribs and squab meat...
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 tips on making healthy and delicious soups.“In our daily diet,”...
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, a 100g of steamed rice-flour roll with shrimps only...