8 Low-Calorie Hawker Food Swaps To Try in Singapore If You Are On A DIET

Here’s how you can enjoy local hawker food indulgences without cheating on your diet.
23 January 2019

Singapore’s yummy hawker foods aren’t always loaded with calories.

Keeping in mind that McSpicy is 528 calories, hawker dishes like seafood fried rice (907 cal) and char kway teow (744 cal) give a bad rap to all the other hawker dishes out there. Many people think you need to stay away from hawker foods to lose weight. But nope, there’s quite a number of hawker foods that you can eat without worrying about your diet. We picked hawker dishes that range from around 300 – 450 calories each, perfect for women who intend to go on a healthy diet of 1,000-1,200 calories a day to lose weight.

Find out which hawker delights you should be eating or avoiding.


By Sara Mahendran, April 2018, Her World Singapore

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