Dietitians

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Congee, Rice Noodles, Egg Noodles and Rice – Enjoy Them and Stay Healthy!
There are many techniques in Chinese cooking, yet the most common methods are pan-frying, stir-frying, deep-frying, blanching/poaching, stewing, simmering, steaming and roasting/grilling. Cooking the same food ingredients...
Ways to prevent nutritional loss at cooking
Full of nutrients as they are, says Verona, certain vegetables, especially cruciferae (e.g. broccoli, cauliflower, Chinese white cabbage, etc.), have fibre that is not easily digestible. They need to be broken down, fermented...
A balanced diet
Each colour of a vegetable contains a unique nutritional component that is essential to our health. As Verona suggests, the more colours of vegetables we eat, the more nutrients we can get from them. “Vegetables contain chemical...
Refreshing Summer Gourds for More Nutrients
When summer arrives, so do a great variety of gourds. Wax gourds, cucumbers, bitter gourds and sponge gourds (loofah/luffa) are ideal choices from summer menus. Not only they are appetising for addition to dishes and soups,...
Beware of fat and sodium in fried rice noodles and egg noodles
Fried rice noodles and fried egg noodles are both very popular dishes, yet they are high in fat content. As 100 grams of Singapore-style fried rice noodles weighing about 610 gram contains 51 grams of fat (equivalent to 10 teaspoons of...