Calorie counts for 25 of Singapore's favourite food items

Screenshots of pages on healthy eating from 100 Hot Bods, an e-book in The Straits Times Star app. -- PHOTO: ST FILE
Screenshots of pages on healthy eating from 100 Hot Bods, an e-book in The Straits Times Star app. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

The United States has introduced new rules that will force chain restaurants to publish the calorie counts for their offerings. The move is intended to help Americans combat obesity.

For health-conscious Singaporeans, here is a quick calorie countdown of 25 popular food items.

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For a more detailed list of local food items and their calorie counts, download the 100 Hot Bods e-book in The Straits Times Star app. This is available for download from the Apple App store or Google Play (search Straits Times Star).

1. 1 cup of kopi-o = 66kcal

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2. 1 cup of latte with full cream milk and sugar = 144kcal

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3. 1 bowl of bak kut teh = 324kcal

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4. 1 bowl of beef rendang = 312kcal

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5. 1 plate of char kway teow = 744 kcal

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6. 1 plate of chicken rice = 607kcal

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7. 1 plate of carrot cake = 493kcal

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8. 1 bowl of kway chap with meat, intestine and taupok = 650kcal

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9. 1 plate of mee goreng = 500kcal

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10. 1 plate of mee rebus = 571kcal

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11. 1 plate of mee siam = 694kcal

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12. 1 bowl of minced meat noodle = 511kcal

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13. 1 plate of nasi goreng = 742kcal

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14. 1 bowl of prawn noodles (dry) = 461kcal

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15. 1 bowl of prawn noodles (soup) = 294kcal

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16. 1 plate of oyster omelette = 645kcal

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17. 1 roti john = 720kcal

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18. 1 roti prata = 209kcal

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19.1 ang ku kueh = 240kcal

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20. 1 bowl of chendol = 386kcal

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21. 1 curry puff (sardine) = 112kcal

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22. 1 goreng pisang = 197kcal

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23. 1 bowl of ice kachang = 256kcal

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24. 1 sugar doughnut = 164kcal

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25. 1 bowl of tau huay (soya bean curd) = 317kcal

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