Taiwan, Food Paradise of Asia

Taiwan (R.O.C), an island located in East Asia, about 180 kilometers off the southeastern coast of mainland China, is the home to a population of approximately 23.4 million and well-known as one of the food paradises in Asia.

Taiwan food

Having the majority of the Chinese population, the food is a perfect fusion of cooking methods from all over China and influence from neighboring countries like Japan for an example. In Taiwan, street foods are known as “xiao chi” ranging from raw, steam, boiled, braised, baked, stir-fried, grilled and deep-fried are widely available in night markets such as Shilin, Feng Chia, Tonghua, Gongguan, Dongdamen and many more.

Taiwan obesity children

With the abundance choices and availability of food, 44% of total population of 23 million are overweight or obese (BMI > 24) according to Bureau of Health Promotion under the Health Ministry of Taiwan. Over consumption of fried foods, barbeque and spicy hotpot have relation with the increase of Taiwanese being diagnosed with colorectal cancer and this figure had doubled in the past 10 years from 7000 to 14000 cases.

At Monteloeder, we could offer our branded ingredients known as Metabolaid, a combination of lemon verbena and hibiscus extracts to help individuals with metabolic syndrome improve their health state supported by clinical studies to prove its efficacy and combination of digital technology for personalized experience of every individuals.

How does Metabolaid works? It reduces the lipid accumulation in adipose tissue and liver and increases lipid degradation for energy. It helps to improve weight loss, blood pressure, cholesterol and increase satiety. To find out more, please visit us at; https://www.monteloeder.com/en/metabolaid

Matthew Tan

Sales Executive, Sales