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  1. Modern life takes its toll on eating habits

    Posted May 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... simple and convenient,' said Mrs Cheng, 40. 'My two sons, 13 and nine, have lunch at school and my husband also eats out. So I do not really know what they eat. 'But we still insist on rice once a day as it is a habit... When I was young, I had rice for lunch and dinner every day.' Her mother, Siu Yee-mui, 79, recalled how the family rarely dined out in her day ...

  2. Doctors tout surgical method that stops fat people ballooning

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... of their original weight. 'The purpose of the treatment is to change the eating habits of patients. It is very common for people to gobble their food down within a short period of time,' Dr Mui explained. 'So people will easily overeat before the message of fullness has been sent to their brain. This eating habit can easily give rise to the problem of obesity.' Patients may suffer ...

  3. Greater care urged over food poisoning

    Posted Sep 15th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Hong Kong people need to change their bad eating habits and food storage practices if they want to cut down on the number of incidents of food poisoning, the head of a new ... be killed if the food is already spoiled due to improper storage,' he said. 'Another common practice is to eat roasted meat hours after it has been put out for ancestral rituals during ...

  4. Alarm at use of herbal tea as medicine

    Posted May 16th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... was mainly determined by genes, but it can be gradually changed by factors such as ageing, lifestyle, eating habits and medication. She said there were three basic physiques and eight unhealthy ... said. Professor Tong expressed alarm at the habit of using herbal tea to treat minor ailments such as the flu, instead of consulting a doctor or practitioner of traditional medicine. 'The ...

  5. Junk tips

    Posted Oct 26th 2006, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... concessions to fast-food junkies. Like many children, Man-cham enjoys such snacks, but is trying to reform his eating habits. 'I like soda pop, chips- anything sweet or crispy,' he says. ... the decision to limit the supply of junk food was made after thorough discussions with parents, says assistant headmistress Choi Wai-sim. Even so, they realise that modifying eating habits is a slow ...

  6. Changing tastes have orders for chilled chicken booming

    Posted Mar 16th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... changes in eating habits in the city in the past few years had driven up demand for chilled poultry. 'Consumers no longer insist on having live poultry, unlike in the past,' he said. ... meat. Young people usually cannot distinguish between chilled meat and the fresh meat,' Mr Lau said. But he said freshness was an important element in Chinese eating culture and the quality ...

  7. Doctor links western diet to rise in children's allergies

    Posted Apr 04th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the increase in cases, and has urged schools to be more vigilant over children's eating habits. Queen Mary Hospital treats about 30 young children and teenagers with severe food allergies ... for 48 hours, two years ago, with anaphylactic shock after eating a kiwi fruit. Overseas studies show that between 2 and 5 per cent of children develop food allergies at a young age. But 80 per ...

  8. Decade sees 50pc rise in cancer of the colon

    Posted May 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... climbing rate to increasingly poor eating habits. People were consuming more food with high fat content and insufficient vegetables and fruit. Other risk factors include smoking, a family history ...

  9. Hypnosis not a proven treatment: doctors

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... their appetite or vomit after eating- that is not encouraged in our trade. Instead, we try to help people change their eating habit by picking the right food and eating proper amounts.' Lam ... of the 'alternative treatments', including hypnotherapy, that did not have medical evidence to support them. 'Taking smoking cessation as an example, whether smokers can successfully quit the habit ...

  10. Tofu what the doctor orders for depression

    Posted May 17th 2005, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... course, you can't simply eat tofu to treat the disease. People should have a balanced diet instead of overeating one kind of food.' But Dr Dos Santos warned that many people seemed to have given up 'good' traditional foods rich in tryptophan. There had been drastic changes in eating habits and a trend among women to skip meals to stay slim. Chinese University ...




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