These 4 Asian Takeaway Favourites Have Been Given A Healthy Revamp, Here’s How You Can DIY And Enjoy Them Guilt Free

by | Apr 23, 2018 | Nutrition, Recipes

Odds are, that Mr Delivery guy is bringing trouble to your doorstep. Inside that innocuous bag, he carries unhealthy versions of virtuous, protein-packed Asian dishes like salmon teriyaki and shrimp Pad Thai. Loaded with gloppy, neon-coloured sauces, limp vegetables, MSG and excess oil, the food may blunt your hunger, but it won’t be doing your waistline any favours.

Related: The Top 6 Healthy Takeaways And Cafés In South Africa

A 2011 study in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association reports that people who eat takeout just once a week may significantly increase their body fat as well as other risk factors for heart disease and diabetes. Time to reclaim takeout.

Related: The 7 Online Food Delivery Services You Need If You’re Struggling To Eat Healthy

Where to start? From scratch. In less time than it takes the delivery dude to reach your doorstep, you can create vibrant home- made versions of your go-to Asian orders. Just deploy lean protein, produce for fibre and disease-fighting phytonutrients, and fresh aromatics like garlic and ginger. Stock up on a few Asian pantry staples and prep can be even easier. The only thing that’ll make your meals better? A strategic dose of zesty chilli.

Pin It on Pinterest

Share This