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Taking the Mystery Out of Dining - Chinese

Pop Quiz - How well do you know how many calories and grams of fat are in some popular fast food restaurants? Put the following foods in the ranking of the highest calories below:

1. Put the following from the highest calorie to the lowest in calories:

Regular bagels

Boston Creme Donut

2. For a Subway deli lunch, which 6-ich Sub is the hardest?

Roast meats with 1-tablespoons mayo or Six-inch classic Tuna with mayo.

3. At Burger King, King's fries include:

420 calories

540 calories

4. The broader options at Taco Bell are:

Nachos Bell Grande

Great beef

5. At Pizza Hut, which will be lower in calories and fat?

Hand-tossed Pepperoni Pizza

Beloved Veggie Stuffed Crust Pizza

6. Which Chinese cuisine is lower in calories?

Your vegetables are noodles

Steamed fish

Health Care Health Program - Minneapolis, MN

People in China generally eat healthy foods, but unfortunately Chinese versions of restaurant food are often high in fat. Such foods high in saturated fat, trans fats, and cholesterol raise blood cholesterol and high blood pressure. and is a major risk factor for heart disease, and stroke.


o Ask for less used oil in your frying pan.

o Try to lift food out of the sauce while eating it because most of the fat is in the sauce. Learning to use chopsticks helps slow down the speed of food and. also gives you more food

o Choose a dish with lots of vegetables and less meat. If you are not sure what the dish is, ask your server.

o Order spring rolls or stick sticks instead of deep-fried egg rolls.

o Stick to dishes like chop suey or stir-fry that include regular rice.

o Skip the fried egg on the table.

o To cut fat in Chinese order, take home cooked food for another meal.

Avoid the following Chinese dishes:

Egg Drop Soup

Egg Roll or Watch

Fried dish

Opener with cashews and peas

(It doesn't matter if you are overweight or have high blood pressure)

Fried rice

Shrimp sauce, oysters, nuts, and soy sauce

Try these Chinese dishes:

Watch or hot and sour soup

Steam steamer

Serve with fried meat

Serve with lots of vegetables

Steamed rice

American Heart Association "Live and Learn" 2009. HeartCare Program 2004:

Take Mystery Out of Dining Out

1. The following order is from highest to lowest calorie:

Honey Bran Raisin Muffin - 490 calories, 16 grams fat

2. Six inches of roast beef Subway sandwich / w tsp. mayo.- 310 calories and 5 grams fat, Six-inch Tuna Classic, with light mayo, 419 calories and 21 grams fat

3. Burger King Large fries are 540 calories

4. Nachos Bell Grande - 760 calories and 39 grams of fat, Taco Bell Double Beef Burrito- 510 calories and 23 grams of fat

5. Hand-tossed Pizza Hut Pepperoni Pizza - 280 calories and 13 grams fat, Pizza Hut Lovers Veggie Stuffed Crust - 421 calories and 17 grams fat, Vegetable lo Mein (6 oz) - 196 calories (Average meal size 21ounces)

6. Steamed fish (6oz) 227 calories and 11 grams of fat


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