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10 Things You Must Know About Asian Takeout

Hold on to your chopsticks: Our experts spill the (soy)beans on what's healthy—and not—at Chinese, Japanese, and Thai eateries.
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The lightest lo mein isn't always veggie

It's often shrimp! A serving at P.F. Chang's clocks in with about 30 percent less sodium and nearly 200 fewer calories than the veggie version. Wondering how vegetables could be the less healthy choice? See number 4, above: Asian restaurants tend to drown them in sodium-loaded soy sauce and oil to enhance flavor, Zied says.

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