07 Apr '11, 3am

Er, no? Are you looking for healthier hawker food in Singapore?

The Healthier Hawker Food Programme aims to increase the availability of healthier food choices at hawker centres. Singaporeans have their meals at hawker centres very often – our previous survey found that 1 in 2 people eat at hawker centres at least 6 times a week. It is not difficult to improve the nutritional content of your dishes. Here’s how: Replace a major ingredient in your signature dishes with healthier ingredients. For example, replace the regular cooking oil with reduced-saturated fat cooking oil. Other healthier ingredients are fibre-enriched vermicelli, reduced-salt soy sauce and low fat milk. Healthier ingredients have this logo on their packaging. (see image on the right) Reduce the use of oil, salt and sauces in dishes. Increase the amount of vegetables added to dishes. Hawkers who join this programme will be awarded a Healthier Choice logo on their Food ...

Full article: http://www.hpb.gov.sg/foodforhealth/article.aspx?id=2784

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