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Heart tip: Dark green leafy and orange-yel­low veg­eta­bles have been shown to offer the best pro­tec­tion against heart disease.

These include broccoli, spinach, kale, chard, carrots, bok choy, brussels sprouts, cabbage, carrots, pumpkin and capsicum. Try to include them in your daily diet.



  1. Step 1

    Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a large wok, add the chicken and toss until just golden. Remove from the wok and set aside.

  2. Step 2

    Heat the remaining oil in the wok and add the onion, garlic, ginger and chili and toss for 2–3 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Add the capsicum and carrot, and continue to toss for another 2–3 minutes.

  4. Step 4

    Add the sugar snap peas and keep tossing, then add the chicken back into the wok and continue to toss.

  5. Step 5

    Combine the soy sauce and Chinese rice wine and add to the wok, continuing to toss.

  6. Step 6

    Add the bok choy and toss until it’s just wilted. Remove the wok from the heat and immediately serve into 4 bowls.

  7. Step 7

    Sprinkle each bowl with sesame seeds and serve with a wedge of lime.



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The Healthy Eating Hub

This article was written by an Accredited Practicing Dietitian from The Healthy Eating Hub. The Healthy Eating Hub is a team of university-qualified nutritionists and dietitians who are passionate about helping people develop long term healthy eating habits through offering evidence-based and practical nutrition advice that people can put into practice straight away.


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