The rice tray on Tet holiday always has delicious frozen meat, but eating a lot is boring. Doctor, can we eat frozen meat with other dishes and how should we eat it? (Hung, 30 years old, Hanoi).
Frozen meat is processed from ingredients such as pork feet, ears, skins of pigs or chickens, swans… a lot of protein, so it is easy to make people bored, gain weight, and become obese. To reduce fat, you can eat frozen meat with pickles, pickles, sauerkraut, helping the body digest meat more easily. Eat more green vegetables to increase vitamins and limit protein intake.
When eating frozen meat with rice, you should eat it in moderation or limit it with some fruit after a meal to supplement fiber and vitamins… People with obesity, heart disease, high blood pressure, disorders Metabolism also restricts eating.
Frozen meat can be preserved longer than other foods, but should be stored carefully in the refrigerator. Take out the right amount each time and eat it all to avoid rancidity and poisoning. Store frozen meat in the refrigerator for no more than 5-7 days.
Eating more fruits such as oranges, tangerines, grapefruit, apples… helps the body burn fat, reduce blood sugar, and the digestive system works smoothly. Add rolls, vegetable salad, vegetable salad, banana salad with high fiber content; fish dishes, chicken breast; Replace starch with brown rice.
Limit fried, deep-fried, greasy or carbonated soft drinks, alcohol, and beer. Drink 1.5 to 2 liters of water per day to eliminate toxins and burn fat.
Dr. Le Quang Hao
National Nutrition Institute