Novella Lui
Novella Lui
Novella Lui is a registered dietitian in Canada and is a freelance writer for Style SCMP. Based in Canada and Hong Kong, Novella is a registered dietitian who wears many hats: a bilingual nutrition and health writer, a speaker, and a subject matter expert for food companies, not-for-profit organisations and corporate wellness programmes. As a foodie and a globetrotter, she loves to seek new flavours and explore different cuisines. When she is not travelling, you can find her looking for hidden food gems in the neighbourhoods of Hong Kong, Vancouver and Toronto.

To stay fit and healthy while during home lockdown, it’s essential to have a well-stocked pantry – STYLE’s registered dietitian tells us what every kitchen shouldn’t be without


Fish with high mercury levels, fried foods and too much sodium can all be part of a Japanese sushi meal, but are there healthier options?

In the second of STYLE’s two-part feature on healthy dim sum dishes, we weigh up the steamed buns, bean curd sheet rolls and Chiu Chow-style dumplings that pack fewer calories, sodium and fat

The favourite Hong Kong restaurant meal, hotpot, can be healthier by just swapping out a few items for those that are lower in calories, cholesterol and fat

By just making a few changes, such as losing weight, altering your diet and avoiding alcohol, you can drastically reduce the risk of getting breast cancer

Brain and heart health are linked: diets high in sugar, unhealthy fats and calories may cause poor circulation to brain. But foods in Mediterranean diet can help reduce the risks

Eating too many of your favourite ready-to-eat treats – including curry fish balls, siu mai and rice rolls – is not good for you. Ever think about how many calories they pack?

Hotpot is one of the best meals for staying warm in winter, but some favourite meats, sauces and soup bases can be fattening, so how do we make it healthier?

With Thanksgiving coming on Thursday, followed by Christmas and new year’s celebrations, how can you survive without adding inches to your waistline?

November is when moustaches are grown to raise awareness about the second most common type of cancer found in men, and the steps they can take to reduce that risk

Words on packaging such as superfood, all-natural, organic and gluten-free can make us think that something is better choice … but it’s not always the case