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How to Say Vegetarian, Allergic and Healthy Food in Chinese | Eating Habits in Chinese

How would you describe your eating habits in Chinese? What if you are allergic to something or a vegetarian? What are your food preferences? Are there any ingredients or nutrition that you like or don’t like? Watch this video and find out the exact words you’re looking for! Or if we missed something, just leave a comment here and we are more than happy to help!

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How to Say Eating Habits in Chinese

Allergic to Something 对… 过敏 duì … guò mǐn

我对牛奶过敏。
wǒ duì niú nǎi mǐn
I’m allergic to milk.

我对花生过敏。
wǒ duì huā shēng guò mǐn
I’m allergic to peanuts.

我对鸡蛋过敏。
wǒ duì jī dàn guò mǐn
I’m allergic to eggs.

我对麸质过敏。
wǒ duì fū zhì guò mǐn
I’m allergic to gluten.

How to Say Vegetarian 素食主义者 sù shí zhǔ yì zhě

我不吃肉。
wǒ bù chī ròu
I don’t eat any meat.

我吃素。
wǒ chī sù
I only eat vegetables.

Pescetarian 鱼素者 yú sù zhě

我也不吃肉。但我吃鱼。
wǒ yě bù chī ròu, dàn wǒ chī yú
I don’t eat any meat either. But I eat fish.

Healthy 健康的 jiàn kāng de

全麦面粉
quán mài miàn fěn
whole wheat flour

有机食品
yǒu jī shí pǐn
organic food

Unhealthy 不健康的 bú jiàn kāng de

加工肉制品
jiā gōng ròu zhì pǐn
processed meat

罐装水果
guàn zhuāng shuǐ guǒ
canned fruit

果脯
guǒ fǔ
preserved fruit

碳酸饮料
tàn suān yǐn liào
sodas

精炼油
jīng liàn yóu
refined oil

人工色素
rén gōng sè sù
artificial color

Sugar 糖 táng

人工糖
rén gōng táng
artificial sugar

代糖
dài táng
sugar substitute

单糖
dān táng
simple sugar

无糖
wú táng
sugar free

Nutrition 营养成分 yíng yǎng chéng fèn

蛋白质
dàn bái zhì
protein

高蛋白
gāo dàn bái
protein rich

碳水化合物
tàn shuǐ huà hé wù
carbohydrates

低碳水化合物
dī tàn shuǐ huà hé wù
low carbohydrates

低卡路里; 低热量
dī kǎ lù lǐ; dī rè liàng
low calorie

维生素; 维他命
wéi shēng sù ; wéi tā mìng
vitamins


2 Comments

  • hokewanhin
    hokewanhin Posted September 13, 2016 2:33 am

    Useful lesson

    • Lili Hao
      Lili Hao Posted September 13, 2016 9:08 pm

      Thanks hokewanhin for liking this “how to say in Chinese” lesson!

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