20 Most Healthy & Delicious Dishes from Restaurants Across the US

20 Most Healthy & Delicious Dishes from Restaurants Across the US

This is a guest post by Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CDN. As a registered dietitian, an important part of my job is to help people make healthier food choices. Though I encourage people to cook at home, I often focus … Continue reading

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Chain Restaurant Nutrition: 12 Easy Ways to Less Unhealthy

Chain Restaurant Nutrition: 12 Easy Ways to Less Unhealthy

One of our readers recently emailed us with a problem many of us face as part of the American workforce: “I’ve recently lost weight, got healthy and I don’t eat processed foods. I’m in a new job and my co-workers go … Continue reading

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Fighting Obesity: The Restaurant Angle

Fighting Obesity: The Restaurant Angle

Guess what? Eating out leads to weight gain. In fact, the USDA calculated that for each weekly meal outside the home, we gain 2 pounds of body weight annually. Here are two more interesting facts: About 30% of our total … Continue reading

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12 Observations on Food in Italy vs Food in the US

12 Observations on Food in Italy vs Food in the US

Click HERE for more pictures So we spent Memorial Day weekend in Milan, Italy. Weather was gorgeous, as was the city, the food was mostly great, and best of all the kids were back home with the grandparents… Walking around … Continue reading

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Eating Healthy. But Only Half the Time

Eating Healthy. But Only Half the Time

Did you know that for every dollar we Americans spend on food, about 50 cents go to grub consumed outside the home? That’s right, half of our eating money is spent in restaurants, fast food chains, coffee shops, airport and … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Guess How Much Sodium Is in This Meal

You’ll Never Guess How Much Sodium Is in This Meal

This is Red Lobster’s Admiral’s Feast including: Shrimp, bay scallops, clam strips and fried sole.  Also comes with with creamy lobster topped mashed potato, Caesar salad with dressing, and a complimentary Cheddar Bay Biscuit. Not pictured, but included in the … Continue reading

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