From fragrant, savoury bak kwa to buttery, flaky pineapple tarts, Chinese New Year treats probably contain more calories than you think.
In fact, most of these bite-sized snacks are more calorific than a bowl of white rice. We discovered just how many calories each snack contains. It’s not to spoil your fun, it’s so you can enjoy the festivities and balance your family’s health at the same time. We know you care, so we do too.
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Yikes! Putting this into numbers, a standard bowl of white rice has 280 calories. This means it would take a 55kg woman close to 30 minutes of non-stop jogging to burn it off.
Check out the calorie count of your favourite festive snacks – so you can choose to snack wisely and care better for your family’s health this CNY: