Hence, eating mooncakes can make you gain weight. To avoid that, you should keep in mind the following practices. Eat a small piece at a time Eating an eight or a fourth of a mooncake provides you with only around 200 calories. Dividing a cake into several small pieces and eating them slowly also helps you to be less likely to eat more than needed. Eating an eight or a fourth of a mooncake at a time helps you avoid gaining weight. Illustration photo by Freepik Don’t eat in the evening Your body is less active, consumes less energy, and burns less calories during this time of the day. Therefore, eating something filled with calories like mooncake may increase the cholesterol level in your blood and promote fat storage. Drink tea while eating mooncakes Tea, especially green tea and mint tea, is rich in antioxidants that enhance the digestion process and speed up the transitioning of sugar. Remember to brew tea with water no higher than 70 degrees Celsius … [Read more...] about How to eat mooncakes without gaining weight?
The president of Colombian second division club Tigres FC, Edgar Paez, was shot dead following his team's defeat on Saturday, the club have announced. The 63-year-old was returning home by car with his daughter after the 3-2 home loss to Atletico FC when he was killed by two men on a motorbike close to the stadium, local media reported. His daughter escaped unharmed and authorities are currently conducting an investigation into the murder. "The Tigres family and the sporting community are devastated by this event," the club said in a statement. "His commitment to the team and his dedication to the development of the sport in our region left an indelible mark on all who had the privilege of knowing him." Fernando Jaramillo, President of the Major Division of Colombian Professional Football (DIMAYOR) which runs the professional leagues, mourned the death of Paez. "He was always distinguished by his respect for his friends, by his strong but respectful positions and by the … [Read more...] about Tigres president killed after Colombian team’s home loss
VinFast has announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2023. Accordingly, the company posted a total revenue of $334.1 million in the second quarter of 2023, representing an increase of 131.2 per cent from the second quarter of 2022 and an increase of 303.3 per cent from the first quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, its vehicle sales were $314.6 million, representing an increase of 147 per cent from the second quarter of 2022 and an increase of 387.3 per cent from the first quarter of 2023. The increase in vehicle sales over the second quarter of 2022 and the first quarter of 2023 was mainly due to a significant increase in EV sales volume in Vietnam in the second quarter. VinFast recorded 9,535 EV deliveries in the second quarter of 2023, up approximately 436 per cent from the first quarter of 2023. Meanwhile, e-scooters deliveries were 10,182, a 4 per cent increase from the first quarter of 2023. As of June 30, 2023, VinFast had 122 showrooms globally for … [Read more...] about VinFast reports $387.8 million loss in Q2, amid improved revenues
The Japanese tourists recently told Asia One that they had been overcharged after trying a chili-style Alaskan King Crab at Seafood Paradise in Clarke Quay last month. After finishing their meal, they were shocked to receive the bill that charged them a total of S$1,322 (US$967), including a 10% service charge. The 3.5-kg crab dish they ordered cost S$938 (US$686). One of the Japanese tourists claimed they were not told they would be charged based on the weight of the crab, according to Asia One . The waiter initially told her the Alaskan King Cab specialty dish was about S$30 "without explaining that they charge per 100 grams." After arguing with the restaurant, the tourists called the police who arrived to settle the dispute before the restaurant offered them a S$107.40 discount, Channel News Asia reported. The group eventually paid for the meal. The Japanese tourists then reported the incident to the Singapore Tourism Board, which in turn brought the matter to … [Read more...] about Singapore restaurant denies that it cheated Japanese tourists
LAHORE, Pakistan -- Pakistan said on Monday it was investigating two local distributors of Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche's Avastin cancer drug after 12 diabetic patients injected with the drug went blind. The Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) said the health authorities in Punjab, the most populous province, had launched the investigation into local use of the drug Avastin, which is licensed for use in Pakistan. "Incidents of loss of vision in diabetic patients have been reported following treatment with Altered/Dispensed/Diluted Avastin injection," the regulator said in a statement. Javed Akram, the province's Minister for Specialised Health, said police were questioning two men they believe to be the drug's distributors in the state. "A high level committee has been constituted to probe the issue. A case has been registered against the distributor and his aide," Akram said. Following the incidents, the DRAP instructed the importer to recall the suspected … [Read more...] about Pakistan probes distributors of Roche cancer drug after patients go blind