Are you planning on ordering some takeout Chinese food? Are you careful to order dishes that are filled with vegetables because they probably have fewer calories and less fat ? Think again. Chinese takeout can be a friend – or the devil in disguise. Commercial Chinese food – or what you usually get for takeout […]
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Are you going to have Chinese food? Do you think you’re getting off easy because of all of the vegetables? Think again. There are 466 calories in a cup and a half of beef and broccoli stir-fry (and about a day’s worth of sodium). One cup of fried rice has 333 calories. If you also […]
Chinese take-out can be a friend to your diet – or the devil in disguise. Commercial Chinese food – or what you usually get for take-out – can be extremely high in fat (a caloric nightmare) and very high in sodium (a water retention nightmare). And then there’s portion size: those little white boxes hold […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.