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Breakfast, snack - your potential killer

Saturday, March 3rd, 2007

This evening, a documentary TV show in Hong Kong talks about trans fat and how very little people know and care about it’s effect.

Well, every morning, we go to our local bakery store to buy our breakfast. Sometimes MacDonald during lunch and then an egg targ in the afternoon tea…

We know there are butter, grease, lard in those ingredients, they are fat alright. But little do we know the fat that these store used contains trans fat which is worst than some fat we thought.

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吃隔夜飯 易生胃癌 (Eating leftover easily cause stomach cancer)

Wednesday, January 31st, 2007

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source: http://appledaily.atnext.com/template/apple/art_main.cfm?iss_id=20070131&sec_id=4104&subsec_id=3626368&art_id=6768766

When someone like me who works in Hong Kong, either you bring leftover to work or eat at restaurant during lunch, or even dinner as well. It looks like we either suffer from stomach cancer or absorb too much MSG. By the way, MSG is also known as Chinese Restaurant Syndrom…