Chinese chow is so mean

Chinese food has had its fans and fanatics, but it has never gotten away from the bad publicity fetched for it by MSG. Now a new consumer report says chinese chow isn’t quite as healthy as we all assumed. A typical battered, fried chicken dish with vegetables has 1,300 calories, 3,200 milligrams of sodium and 11 grams of saturated fat.

On the citizen journalism site, Now Public, Victoria Revay has five suggestions toeat Chinese and stay healthy:

# Look for dishes that are less meat centric and more veggie oriented

# No deep fried stuff or dim sum

# Hold the sauce

# Limit salt

# Share your meal

Read the full story here: Forbidden rice and egg rolls

Related link: Should you say sayonara to Chinese food?

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