Kanokporn Chanasongkram is a feature writer for the Life section of the Bangkok Post.
Som tam is a staple that I eat almost every day, but always skipping the tomato and long bean that end up in the restaurant's bin. The other day, I started drinking soya milk -- it was too sweet. The remaining amount was discarded in the kitchen sink. I often have to throw away rotten carrots and other vegetables as well as unconsumed kub khao in plastic bags. Those ready-to-eat foods became expired items in the fridge.
Throughout 2018, several activities mark the centenary of public health in Thailand. Last week, an academic conference and an expo presenting progress over the last 100 years were held in conjunction with the 15th National Herbs Expo at Challenger, Impact Muang Thong Thani.