Eating too much duck?

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Eating too much duck?

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OK, I admit I quite like roast duck if it's not too scrawny and boney. Better than chicken imho.

Anyway, Mrs Clutch says it's not good to eat too much duck. Especially so if one is sick or not well. She said this was common knowledge in khmer culture.

So, according to her, it's best to eat sparingly.

Just curious, has anybody else heard about this?
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It's very fatty and has a lot of cholesterol.
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I reckon abstinence is possibly the last thing I can imagine when thinking about Cambodians and food.

"You eat/drink too much"
- ABC beer
- Prahok
- Durian
- Mjoo
- Rice
- Cow stomach
- Eggs
- Duck eggs
- etc etc

Said no Cambodian ever! :D
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Re: Eating too much duck?

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Well done Peking Duck is a favorite of mine. Crispy skin, oily meat, wrapped in a pancake with hoisin sauce and garnish.

Of course compared to a full Thanksgiving spread that’s coming soon, it’s probably less.
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Does this fit in the category of ‘don’t eat durian if you are hot’?

It does have higher purine levels, putting it in the caution category for Gout sufferers. But I don’t think Khmer health awareness is that well developed.
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Don't eat mangosteens and eat any sugar - you will die. Apparently. Safely advice from our Cambodian brethren, as ever.

You sure the missus doesn't just want some of that duck? 😁
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Cambo Dear wrote: Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:56 pm Don't eat mangosteens and eat any sugar - you will die. Apparently. Safely advice from our Cambodian brethren, as ever.

You sure the missus doesn't just want some of that duck? 😁
Mangosteens do have an unusual effect on insulin levels so there is actually some basis to this one
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Clutch Cargo wrote: Wed Nov 23, 2022 4:26 pm OK, I admit I quite like roast duck if it's not too scrawny and boney. Better than chicken imho.

Anyway, Mrs Clutch says it's not good to eat too much duck. Especially so if one is sick or not well. She said this was common knowledge in khmer culture.

So, according to her, it's best to eat sparingly.

Just curious, has anybody else heard about this?
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Bluenose wrote: Wed Nov 23, 2022 9:40 pm
Cambo Dear wrote: Wed Nov 23, 2022 7:56 pm Don't eat mangosteens and eat any sugar - you will die. Apparently. Safely advice from our Cambodian brethren, as ever.

You sure the missus doesn't just want some of that duck? 😁
Mangosteens do have an unusual effect on insulin levels so there is actually some basis to this one
Possibly….
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Re: Eating too much duck?

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Duck is a delicious dish that should not be consumed too often. Dcuk fat is the best for making french fries.
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