Category: Nutrition

  • Will Street Food Make You Fat?

    Will Street Food Make You Fat?

    You can argue that street food contains a lot of fresh and healthy ingredients, which in many cases is true. But street food is also full of fat, sugar, salt, and MSG. It’s also high in calories, and those calories can lead to unwanted weight gains. The hard truth is that anything can make you […]

  • Restaurant Food VS Home Cooked Meals

    Restaurant Food VS Home Cooked Meals

    Eating out, having take aways or food deliveries are all very accessible here in Hanoi, and the reasonable pricing and promising idea of saving our time for doing groceries and cooking makes them very appealing. No need to worry about groceries or planning ahead, you can choose from a wide selection of meals and order […]

  • BÚN RIÊU CUA & BÚN ỐC

    BÚN RIÊU CUA & BÚN ỐC

    NUTRITION INFORMATION – HANOIAN STREET FOOD AND LOCAL SPECIALITIES Another classic in the Hanoian cuisine are Bún Riêu Cua and Bún Ốc. Most common you will find both dishes served in the same food stall or restaurant, both come with a similar tomato based broth, with a slight sour taste that is both fresh and […]

  • VIETNAMESE NOODLES

    VIETNAMESE NOODLES

    NUTRITION INFORMATION In the Vietnamese cuisine there is a wide range of NOODLES available, they come in many different tastes, shapes, textures and even various colors. But what are actually the differences in point of NUTRITION? Obviously very common are various types of Rice Noodles, most widespread Phở and Bún, which are used in so […]

  • LOW CARBS or LOW FAT?

    LOW CARBS or LOW FAT?

    What is the better method to support you to reach your dream weight? Actually there is no single answers to that question, loss or gain of body weight will in first place be determined by the total amount of calories you are consuming. Neither carbs nor fat are generally bad, it is just important to […]

  • WEIGHT LOSS TIP: Slow and Steady Wins the Race!

    WEIGHT LOSS TIP: Slow and Steady Wins the Race!

    Have you ever tried a crash diet? How long were you able to follow it through?And in the end, have you been able to maintain the reduced weight or did you get trapped by the common yo-yo effect and regained the lost weight or more? So no matter if you decided it is time to […]

  • BÚN CHẢ – Full Nutrition Insights

    BÚN CHẢ – Full Nutrition Insights

    Who doesn’t love Bún Chả? ALL DETAILS ON CALORIES AND NUTRITIONAL FACTS FOR THIS REAL HANOIAN CLASSIC! As for any kind of street food, the amount of calories and nutrients can vary quite a lot due to different ingredients and offers of each vendor. For Bún Chả the ratio between fat and protein is mainly influenced […]

  • BÁNH MỲ

    BÁNH MỲ

    NUTRITION INFORMATION – HANOIAN STREET FOODAND LOCAL SPECIALITIES ANY IDEA HOW MANY CALORIES YOUR FAVOURITE KIND OF BÁNH MỲ MIGHT HAVE? No matter if it’s your breakfast on the way to work or just a quick snack in between, a wide range of Bánh mỳ offers are easily accessible on the streets of Hanoi any […]

  • FOR ALL MAYONNAISE LOVERS!

    FOR ALL MAYONNAISE LOVERS!

    PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME WHY IT WOULD BE SO BAD TO ADD JUST A BIT OF MAYONNAISE TO THEIR DAILY MEALS. Well, maybe it’s easier if I start by explaining how mayonnaise is made. Actually it’s quite a simple recipe, put some egg yolks (~320 kcal per 100gr) in a high container, then start blending […]

  • GET FIT IN THE GYM – LOSE WEIGHT IN THE KITCHEN!

    GET FIT IN THE GYM – LOSE WEIGHT IN THE KITCHEN!

    WONDERING WHY I POST AND TALK SO MUCH ABOUT NUTRITION AND NOT ONLY ABOUT WORKOUTS? Your diet has a huge impact on your training success. No matter if you want to slim down, gain muscle or just want to improve your body composition, nutrition is always key to achieve your goals. Actually your diet will […]