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.

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

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

3. 1 bowl of bak kut teh = 324kcal

4. 1 bowl of beef rendang = 312kcal

5. 1 plate of char kway teow = 744 kcal

6. 1 plate of chicken rice = 607kcal

7. 1 plate of carrot cake = 493kcal

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

9. 1 plate of mee goreng = 500kcal

10. 1 plate of mee rebus = 571kcal

11. 1 plate of mee siam = 694kcal

12. 1 bowl of minced meat noodle = 511kcal

13. 1 plate of nasi goreng = 742kcal

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

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

16. 1 plate of oyster omelette = 645kcal

17. 1 roti john = 720kcal

18. 1 roti prata = 209kcal

19.1 ang ku kueh = 240kcal

20. 1 bowl of chendol = 386kcal

21. 1 curry puff (sardine) = 112kcal

22. 1 goreng pisang = 197kcal

23. 1 bowl of ice kachang = 256kcal

24. 1 sugar doughnut = 164kcal

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

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