Chinese New Year is the best time to gorge yourself on delicious snacks while catching up with relatives. But if your relatives think that you’ve gained weight, maybe you shouldn’t be picking up that Bak Kwa at all no matter how good it tastes.
But there are sooo many Chinese New Year snacks. Surely, not all of them are unhealthy, right? Well, you can’t really know for sure unless you make your own. Luckily, we have a handy guide to help with your Chinese New Year calorie counting.
Here’s how many calories are in 11 of your favourite Chinese New Year snacks, along with a bonus one at the end!
Not sure how to burn off the excess pineapple tarts? We’ll also tell you how long you should walk to burn off that belly after a festive Lunar New Year. That’s right, no running required to burn off those festive fats.
(Calorie calculations are based on a 55kg woman who is walking at a moderate pace. Nutritional information is taken from the Health Promotion Board and MyFitnessPal.)