WORLDWIDE OBESITY RANKING: 133 WHAT THEY DO: PACK I N THE TOFU
WHY IT WORKS: It’s common to find our neighbours south of the Causeway enjoying dishes like yong
tau foo. And why not? Tofu is packed with protein yet low in calories. “I think it’s one of the best plantbased proteins,” Spano says. Sure, a hardcore carnivore might say there’s nothing like that first bite into a juicy Angus beef burger, but there’s a good reason why it’s commonly seen in
STEAL IT: Use tofu as a complement, not the main event. Mix 100g to 200g of the soft version with a splash of light soy sauce, a squirt of sriracha sauce, and a few drops of sesame oil, Aragon says. Then add it to your favourite salad.