Posted on July 31, 2010 by cookwithkathy
Bitter Melon with Strawberry Jam
Chinkiang Vinegar Pickled Lo Bak with Maggie Sauce
Marinated Baby Suey Choy, Cucumber and Purple Cabbage
Home-style Veggie Stir-fry
Seafood with Soy Sauce
Lotus Root and Pork Cake with Red Wine Sauce
Beef Ribs and Purpose Yam
Chicken Feet in Chinese Wine Sauce
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Posted on July 30, 2010 by cookwithkathy
America’s struggle with weight has reached epidemic proportions, and childhood obesity is a growing concern for healthcare provider, children and parents. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control, the prevalence of obesity among children aged 6 to 11 years increased from 6.5% in 1980 to 19.6% in 2008.
Keith-Thomas Ayoob, Ed.D., R.D., associate clinical professor of pediatrics and director of the nutrition clinic at the Children’s Evaluation and Rehabilitation Center at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University outlined seven simple tips parents can use to help their children foster a healthy relationship with food during and after school.
- Review School Lunch Menus
- Send Lunch Replacements or Supplements
- Find Out When Your Child Eats Lunch
- Involve Your Kids in Making Lunch
- Provide a Good Breakfast
- Restrict Their Funds
- Set a Good Example at Home
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Posted on July 29, 2010 by cookwithkathy
A team of European researchers have found that reducing meat consumption may be a key factor in losing weight and maintaining an healthy body weight. The researchers wrote in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition that meat intake, because of its high energy and fat content might be linked to weight gain.
Total meat consumption was positively associated with weight gain in men and women, in normal-weight and overweight subjects, and in smokers and nonsmokers. With adjustment for estimated energy intake, an increase in meat intake of 250 g/d (eg, one steak at 450 kcal) would lead to a 2-kg higher weight gain after 5 y. Positive associations were observed for red meat, poultry, and processed meat.
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Posted on July 28, 2010 by cookwithkathy
Besides the popular Xiao Lung Bao, Pot Sticker and Pan-fried Pork and Vegetable Bun, below are some other items you can find in Hong Kong Restaurants.
Steamed Shrimp and Pork Dumpling
Deep-fried Ground Beef Bun
Glutinous Rice Siu Mai
Green Onion Cake
Crispy Bean Curb Sheet and Honey-glazed Chinese Ham Sandwich
Soufflé Balls with Almond Paste Filling
Sweet Dumpling with Fermented Glutinous Rice
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Posted on July 27, 2010 by cookwithkathy
A new study from American Cancer Society researchers finds it’s not just how much physical activity you get, but how much time you spend sitting that can affect your risk of death. Researchers say time spent sitting was independently associated with total mortality, regardless of physical activity level. They conclude that public health messages should promote both being physically active and reducing time spent sitting. The study appears early online in the American Journal of Epidemiology.
Women who reported more than six hours per day of sitting were 37 percent more likely to die during the time period studied than those who sat fewer than 3 hours a day. Men who sat more than 6 hours a day were 18 percent more likely to die than those who sat fewer than 3 hours per day. The association remained virtually unchanged after adjusting for physical activity level. Associations were stronger for cardiovascular disease mortality than for cancer mortality.
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