Without a doubt, Chinese New Year is one of the best times to enjoy non-stop feasting. There are tons of goodies like pineapple tarts and bakkwa for you to nibble on when you go visiting, and the default meal is a steamboat lunch or dinner. However, if you don’t watch what you eat, you might end up having to put in extra time at the gym because you put on more weight than expected. Jaclyn Reutens, clinical dietitian at Aptima Nutrition & Sports Consultants shares eight tips on how you can enjoy eating and drinking this festive season while still keeping your waistline intact.

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Text: Esther Au Yong and Estelle Low / Shape / February 2016
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