During this Chinese New Year season, you’re going to be eating a whole lot of food (read: snacks), and not the healthy kind. What’s a girl to do? It’s not like you can refuse the goodies offered by well-meaning relatives, and you definitely can’t turn down those lo hei opportunities from your family and colleagues. We all can do with more luck and prosperity, right?
Celebrations are more fun when there’s plenty of food around, but if you’re watching your weight or trying to eat healthier, it helps to know what ingredients are in those foods. Here, our breakdown of popular Lunar New Year treats can help you make better decisions when it comes to what – and how much – to eat.