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How can I eat healthier Asian food?

Mary Mullen
Nutrition & Dietetics
Although it’s always been a popular carryout cuisine, Asian food is fairly new to the fast-food scene. Start with soup -- most are broth-based and less than 100 calories per serving. Look for made-to-order stir-fry dishes and ask for them to be prepared with less oil and extra vegetables. Choose steamed brown rice instead of white rice or fried rice. Encourage kids to use chopsticks instead of a fork to slow down the pace of their eating. Finally, read the fortune, but skip the cookie. Who could predict that this tiny dessert would have 40 calories?
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