Vegetarian food isn’t always healthy—especially when fried, covered in oily batter, or drenched in starchy sauces.
Ask before you order: Is the sauce cornflour-thickened or seaweed-based? Avoid the former.
Vegetarian roast duck contains 100 more calories, 12 g more fat, and 555 mg more sodium than an equal portion of real duck, according to the Health Promotion Board. Mock meat lacks nutritional value as it’s highly processed; the high temperature that causes the meaty texture removes any health benefits of the original ingredients.
Go for steamed vegetables, as more nutrients are retained, when you're dining at a vegetarian restaurant (even boiling leaches vitamins from vegetables). For protein, eat tofu, mushrooms, lentils, and beans. Also, vegetarians should consume more B complex vitamins as their diet lacks it.
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