Mooncakes are sneaky calorie bombs
Feasting on mooncakes during mid-autumn festival (which falls on September 13 this year) may be a yearly affair, but you should still keep your servings in check.
Mooncakes are notoriously high in sugar and fat.
Before you dig in, have a look at how much calories, carbs and fat a slice of mooncake packs.
Nutrient data: Health Promotion Board
Calorie burn estimate is based on a 60kg woman: www.shape.com.sg/calories-burned
BAKED LOTUS PASTE MOONCAKE (25g)
95 calories, 12.7g carbohydrate, 4.3g fat
Burn the calories: Brisk walk for 15 minutes
BAKED LOTUS PASTE MOONCAKE WITH SINGLE EGG YOLK (25g)
105 calories, 11g carbohydrate, 6g fat
Burn the calories: Do housework for 30 minutes
BAKED LOTUS PASTE MOONCAKE WITH DOUBLE EGG YOLK (25g)
116 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.2g fat
Burn the calories: Spin for 20 minutes
MIXED NUT AND HAM MOONCAKE (25g)
122 calories, 10.7g carbohydrate, 7.7g fat
Burn the calories: Jog for 15 minutes
SNOW SKIN LOTUS PASTE MOONCAKE (25g)
93 calories, 13.2g carbohydrate, 4g fat
Burn the calories: Do vigorous push-ups for 10 minutes
YAM PASTE MOONCAKE IN FLAKY PASTRY (25g)
113 calories, 16.3g carbohydrate, 5g fat
Burn the calories: Skip for 15 minutes
This article was first published in Shape.