27 Sep '13, 5am
Singaporeans have a love affair with desserts, regardless of how unhealthy they may be.
Singaporeans have a love affair with desserts, regardless of how unhealthy they may be. To save your gut, we've scrutinize the most popular hawker sweets and bring you six of the worst - meagre in nutritional goodness and chock-full of potential health wreckers. Read this before you put a morsel of one of these delectable temptation down your throat. 1. Orh Nee (Yam Paste) Yam paste served with ginkgo nuts and mashed pumpkin. Nutritional Content (per 100g): 237 kcal, 12.2g total fat, 5.1g saturated fat, 30.4g carbohydrate, 20.6g sugar. Verdict: With its Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA)-busting figures for sugar, fats and calorie composition, the lord of all egregious desserts promotes diabetes and excess weight, warns Jab Wan, nutrition advisor and managing director of Integrated Training Institute . Even scraping the bottom of the orh nee barrel failed to uncover meaning...