Asked by: Yelina Lona
asked in category: General Last Updated: 18th March, 2020

Is Vietnamese food good for you?

Not only is Vietnamese food delicious, but it is also really healthy. Low in fat, gluten-free and jam-packed with vitamins and minerals, it is the perfect food to boost your immune system, aid weight loss and give your energy. (And it's pretty good at soaking up a hangover.)

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Herein, what is the healthiest thing to order at a Vietnamese restaurant?

The Top 10 Healthiest Vietnamese Dishes

  • Goi cuon © Ducson Nguyen / Flickr. Goi Tom (Shrimp Salad)
  • Shrimp salad © Neil Conway / Flickr. Pho (Noodle Soup)
  • Pho © kawaiikiri / Flickr. Chao Ga (Vietnamese Congee/Rice Porridge)
  • Lotus root salad © snowpea&bokchoi / Flickr.
  • Claypot fish © Elsie Hui / Flickr.
  • Stir-fried water spinach © Katherine Lim / Flickr.

is Pho healthy to eat? Due to its nutritious ingredients and high protein content, it may offer several benefits, including reduced inflammation and improved joint health. Still, it can be high in sodium and calories, so portion size is important. Overall, pho can be a nutritious addition to a well-balanced diet.

Additionally, why is Vietnamese food so cheap?

Vietnamese Food Is Inexpensive by Nature Following a deeply rooted food philosophy that aims at harmonising yin and yang through nutrition, nearly all Vietnamese dishes perfectly balance out greens and vegetables, proteins and carbohydrates.

Is banh mi unhealthy?

It is not bad if the portion is reasonable and it can complement well a banh mi, nutritionally speaking). Contrary to pho, the banh mi does not hydrate the body well. You can accompany it with a fresh drink while you eat such as a lime juice, coconut water or sugar cane juice.

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