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  1. Food labelling boils down to public health

    Posted May 09th 2008, 12:00am by Bernard Chan

    ... largely because of what we eat. With health-care costs rising, the government has a duty to make sure consumers understand what their diet choices might mean in the long run. They must also ensure ... Bernard Chan Five years ago, the government decided to introduce mandatory nutritional labelling on packaged food. Consumer and health groups wanted a strict system installed quickly. Food ...

  2. Health down the hole

    Posted Nov 18th 2008, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Organisation senior policy adviser Judith Mackay. 'All these companies are probably careful to adhere to the letter of any local laws and standards but when a public health risk is known, the same ... The surprise demise of Krispy Kreme in Hong Kong highlights fast-food chains' responsibility for the health of their customers, writes Simon Parry Like the sickly sweet glazed rings ...

  3. Reduced to pulp

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The pulp from oranges, grapefruit and kiwis have been combined not for a vitamin boosting drink, but for aQuafruit, a new range of products from Nature's. The water produced from the pulp contains vitamins and minerals that aid the skin's produc ...

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    Truc: confit, a fat-fabulous way to preserve meat

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... and carefully remove the pieces. Pan-fry the meat to warm it through and crisp the skin, then serve with potatoes roasted in the fat. Duck or goose confit is a traditional ingredient in cassoulet, ...

  5. Lifestyle - Health - CASE HISTORY

    Case history

    Posted Aug 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... health was on the line, he knew he had to shape up. His doctor referred him to Flavia U, senior dietitian at the Hong Kong Sanatorium and Hospital. Teng hated the idea of seeing a dietitian ... the ideal of 20 per cent or less for males. U took a careful account of what Teng's typical food intake had been before the drastic two-week diet. In a typical day, Teng would start ...

  6. Health bites

    Posted Aug 07th 2012, 12:00am

    ... and compiled several types of sustainability rankings, along with species-specific health metrics, including omega-3 fatty acid and mercury content. 'In general, larger longer-lived fish are more ... according to the World Health Organisation. ...

  7. Unnatural selection

    Posted Aug 15th 2010, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... label carefully, she might have been enlightened. The woman, however, isn't alone- many parents, on seeing 'fruit' in a product's name, assume it's a healthier option ... the trans-fat blamed for health problems such as heart disease. When all is said and done, if you want healthy fruit snacks, you must eat fruit- the real stuff. ...

  8. Sweet deception

    Posted Mar 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... a healthy, quick and convenient breakfast solution. But we may be consuming sugar at levels far above what's considered to be healthy. Health experts say we should take more time selecting what we eat and more care in preparing it. 'Thanks to advertising, people think all breakfast cereals are healthy,' says Sally Poon, a registered dietitian and editor with the Hong Kong ...

  9. Ethnic foods may miss deadline for new labels

    Posted May 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... creating labels on its own. 'This policy is unreasonable and unfair to us. I bet less than 5 per cent of Hongkongers care to read nutrition labels before buying,' he said. About 22,400 ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on eating pets because we need to protect them. We should take care of our pets as our friends. They are innocent creatures. They only have a short life and we should help them to enjoy it. I hope ... aren't enough to have a healthy life. Being happy is another way to ensure good health. A positive attitude helps to build a healthier body. Your body believes what you think, so focus ...




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