Because the trust is there, and the belief is there, Asian Health Services is like a family, and I know they can provide the best care for me.

- Lin Oy Wong,
AHS patient

  • Food Safety
  • General Nutrition
  • Weight Management
8/2003 Eat a variety of food in moderation can ensure your body most of the nutrients it needs to stay or become healthy!
9/2003 Wash hands often is the most effective way to prevent spread of sickness!
10/2003 Limiting sweets and processed foods in your diet can help to prevent excess weight!
11/2003 Keeping a physically active lifestyle is a great way to stay healthy!
12/2003 A Balance Diet = Starch + Vegetables + Meat + Dairy + Fruits (example: rice + bok choy + salmon + milk + orange)!
1/2004 Quit the junk food and eat healthy!
2/2004 Stand more & sit less is a habit you can develop to prevent weight gain and calcium loss!
3/2004 Healthy eating + activities lead to a healthy you!
4/2004 Eggs that are safe to eat should be cooked, with no cracks & should have clean shells!
5/2004 Keep raw meat and ready-to-eat foods separate can prevent sickness!
6/2004 A meat thermometer can help you to ensure food is cooked to the temperature for safe consumption. i.e. 160 degrees F for ground beef!
7/2004 Nutrition Facts Panel on the food label tells you many information about the food!
8/2004 Your healthy lifestyle is a life long assignment to take care of you!
9/2004 You can reduce your calorie intake by drinking water instead of sodas & juices!
10/2004 Throw away food that has been out for > 2 hrs is recommended to prevent food infection!
11/2004 A great way to prevent a cold or a flu is to keep a balanced diet with adequate water intake, exercise daily and get plenty of rest!
12/2004 Spend most time in socializing and laughing instead of eating in holiday parties may increase your joy and not your weight!
1/2005 Walking at least 8000 steps a day helps to maintain your good health!
2/2005 Eating slowly can improve the enjoyment and health benefit of your meals!
3/2005 6 - 8 hours of sleep every night is a great way to promote healthy body weight!
4/2005 Prepare separate eggs for eating and Easter hunting can prevent sickness!
5/2005 Drink at least 4 cups of water in addition to other fluids promotes good health!
6/2005 Supplements are not to use as replacements of food!
7/2005 A great way to have healthy kids is for parents to have healthy habits themselves!
8/2005 Your decision of taking good care of yourself is the beginning of a healthy you!
9/2005 You can prevent many sicknesses by reducing your stress!
10/2005 Calories of a candy bar = small french fries = 12 oz soda = regular hamburger!
11/2005 Calories: 1 candy bar = 5 oz turkey meat = 2 cups 2% fat milk = 2 large apples!
12/2005 Calories: 1 candy bar = 1 cup white rice = 4 slices white bread = 1 cup egg noodles!
1/2006 Cut 1 glass of wine (4 oz) or beer (12 oz) is 100 - 150 calories less into your body in the holidays!
2/2006 Reward yourself with relaxing exercise is a great way to keep your mind & body happy!
3/2006 A fruit is much healthier than a cup of fruit juice!
4/2006 A child's nutrition status is greatly affected by his/her parent(s)!
5/2006 Take care of your teeth is an important preparation for good nutrition!
6/2006 Single serving foods and bottles of water are recommended for safe dining on the road!
7/2006 Keeping marinated meat in the refrigerator is a way to limit bacteria growth!
8/2006 Eat enough vitamin C & E would help to protect your eyes!
9/2006 Fresh fruits and vegetables are great substitutes for chips and candies!
10/2006 Eat up to 80% full at holiday meals can help to prevent weight gain!
11/2006 Reheat leftovers to 165oF is a way to prevent food infection!
12/2006 Try not to snack within three hours after meals can help to prevent excess intake!
1/2007 Flavored water is a great replacement for soft drink to reduce calorie intake!
2/2007 Avoid skipping meals is a way to prevent overeat at the next meal!
3/2007 Take a walk during TV commercial breaks is a way to increase your activities!
4/2007 Eat two to three eggs a week is recommended as moderate consumption!
5/2007 The term Natural foods is not the same as Healthy foods!
6/2007 You can cut down your sodium intake by seasoning food with fresh herbs instead of prepared sauces!
7/2007 Fat Free = fewer than 0.5 gram of fat per serving!
9/2007 Reduced or less fat - At least 25 percent less fat than the full fat product!
10/2007 Lean means < 10 grams of fat overall, =/< 4.5 grams saturated fat, and < 95 milligrams of cholesterol!
11/2007 Light means < 33% calories, or < 51% fat, or < 51% sodium of the regular version!
12/2007 Cholesterol Free means < 2 mg of cholesterol and < 2.1 g of saturated fat!
1/2008 Calorie Free means < 5 calories!
2/2008 Low Calorie means < 41 calories!
3/2008 One 12oz soda contains 9 teaspoons (about a quarter cup) of sugar!
4/2008 A handful of almonds (about 23) is an excellent source of Vitamin E, magnesium and monounsaturated fat that promote good heart health!
5/2008 The appropriate body weight change rates are <5% in a month, <7% in 3 months and <10% in a year!
6/2008 Sodium Free means no more than 5 mg of sodium in each serving!
7/2008 No Salt Added means the food processor has not added any salt into the product. However, such a product can be naturally high in sodium!
8/2008 Very Low Sodium means the product contains no more than 35 milligrams per serving!
9/2008 Low Sodium means the product contains < 141 mg per serving!
10/2008 Pumpkin is great for fun and is rich in Vitamin A!
11/2008 Alcohol provides extra calories and causes blood sugar to drop, which leads to hunger!
12/2008 Spend most time in socializing and laughing instead of eating in holiday parties may increase your joy and not your weight!
1/2009 Practice relaxation everyday can help to promote good health!
2/2009 Eat fish at least twice a week can promote heart health!
3/2009 Discard food that has been out in the open for >6 hrs can prevent foodborne illness!