Choose healthier cooking methods
such as boiling, steaming, grilling
Reduce fat consumption by using
less oil when stir-frying, choosing
lean meat and removing any visible
fat and skin.
Cook soups or stews in advance
and let it cool before skimming
away the fat.
Opt for bre-rich whole-grain prod-
ucts including unpolished red or
8 Tips to Enjoy
While the Chinese New Year may be a time for celebration and feasting, we have to beware of
overindulging in decadent treats and calorie-heavy dishes. Ms. Tricia Teo, our senior dietitian
from the Department of Dietetics, shares tips on how to maintain a healthy and balanced diet
while enjoying the festive spread.
Instead of dining out for your reunion dinner, why not organise one at home?
Here are some ways you can prepare a healthy meal using fresh and whole-
Healthier Reunion Dinner Options
brown rice and brown rice beehoon.
End your dinner with fresh fruits instead of
Make your steamboat dinner healthier by:
Including a variety of colourful vegeta-
bles such as carrots, radishes, green
leafy vegetables and cabbages as
they are rich in dietary bre and
Consuming white meat such as sh,
skinless chicken and vegetarian
protein sources (e.g. tofu).
Limiting high cholesterol foods such as
egg yolks, organ meats and seafood.
Make Yu Sheng healthier by reducing
the amount of sweet sauce, oil and