It is getting harder to resist the lure of mooncakes, with the ever-expanding range of flavours, creative combinations and textures. Besides traditional baked varieties, you can find mooncakes made with chocolate, ice cream, fruit, spices, tea or even infused with alcohol.

If you are watching your calories this coming Mid-Autumn Festival, there are some basic guidelines that you can abide by, as shared by Bibi Chia, principal dietitian at Raffles Diabetes and Endocrine Centre.

Text: Poon Chian Hui / The Straits Times / Photos: 123RF and Pixabay

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