Guess how much sugar there is in your favourite local dessert
Drag and drop the food item you think has approximately the same sugar content as the local dessert.
How much sugar is in a bowl of cheng tng (400g)?
Clear soup made with water, lotus seeds, white fungus, longan and rock sugar.
How much sugar is in a bowl of bubor cha cha (355g)?
Boiled sweet potato, yam and jelly served in a sweet coconut milk base soup.
How much sugar is in a bowl of tang yuan soup (325g)?
Glutinous rice flour balls, filled with roasted peanut and blended with sugar, cooked in water with rock sugar syrup.
How much sugar is in a bowl of sesame paste (306g)?
Roasted and blended black sesame seeds, cooked with corn starch, water and rock sugar.
How much sugar is in a bowl of ice jelly with mixed fruit (561.5g)?
Crushed ice served with plain jelly and tinned fruit.
Source: World Health Organisation, Health Promotion Board Singapore, Ms Bibi Chia, who is principal dietitian at Raffles Diabetes & Endocrine Centre at Raffles Hospital
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