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AN EXERCISE IN RESTRAINT: Traditional goodies such as bak kwa can contribute a thousand calories from a large uncut piece of the sweetmeat.

Beware festive indulgences

Refrain from excessive consumption of traditional goodies to get a healthy start at Chinese New Year
Feb 6, 2016 5:50 AM

EVERY year, the most obvious effect of Chinese New Year (CNY) festivities on patients is from the feasting. The impact affects mainly diabetic, hypertensive and hypercholesterolemia patients.

When it comes to diabetes, the load caused by traditional goodies involves the massive calorie