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Although egg noodles are higher in protein, we can generally get our protein from other sources, such as soya, dairy, meats, fish and poultry.
This recipe can be made healthier by adding a variety of different-coloured and types of vegetables to make it a more balanced meal.
This can also further increase the amount of fibre.
Also try to choose lower-sodium soup stock, or make your own vegetable broth.
Principal dietitian, Raffles Diabetes and Endocrine Centre
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 10, 2016, with the headline ‘Dish out crabmeat noodles without turning crabby’.