How do I make healthy choices in an Asian restaurant?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Order: Seaweed salad, sea vegetables, miso soup, edamame, sashimi; any vegetables that are not fried such as bok choy, bamboo shoots, sautéed green beans; green beans with snow peas and water chestnuts; broiled chicken; fresh spring rolls; moo shu chicken or vegetables; spicy eggplant; tofu (not fried); whole steamed fish; chicken soup; drunken chicken.

Avoid: Tempura, noodles (most are drained in saturated fat), white rice; smoked foods, Anything described as "Fried" or "crispy" including fried rice, General Tso's chicken; fried noodles and fried egg rolls; picked food; food with too much soy sauce; egg dishes such as egg fu young makes you old; salty soups and monosodium glutamate on dishes for any one younger than 14 or any pregnant lady.
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