Nutrition in the Fast Lane. Sandra Bastin, PhD, RD University of Kentucky. Today’s Healthier Choice is Tomorrow’s Better Health!. America’s Eating Out Habits Eating Out Safely Restaurant Eater’s Tip List Sizing Up Salad Bars Quick Service Foods Eating Out Ethnic Style.
Sandra Bastin, PhD, RD
University of Kentucky
Chow Mein Noodles
Cheese & Crackers
DessertsSizing Up Salad BarsExcessive calories, fat or sodium don’t come from lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers or other fresh vegetables.
Vinegar & oil dressing
Pasta with red sauce (marinara)
Italian fruit ice or fruit
Buttered garlic bread
Creamy Italian dressing
Italian sausage and prosciutto
CannoliEnjoy more often... Sometimes........
Soft taco, enchilada, Arroz con pollo, burrito, tamale, fajitas, black bean soup
Red beans and rice, Spanish rice or refried beans (no lard)
Fruit or Flan for dessert
Guacomole dip, sour cream., extra cheese
Crispy, fried tortillas
Taco salad, tostadas, quesadilla, chile relleno, chimichanga
Sopapillas or fried ice creamEnjoy more often... Sometimes........
Steamed rice, egg rolls, fish, dumplings
Chicken, scallops or shrimp with vegetables
Fried wontons, egg rolls, rice, noodles
Fried fish with lobster sauce
Sweet-and-sour dishes with breaded, fried ingredientsEnjoy more often... Sometimes........
Simply balance higher calorie, fat and sodium menu items or meals with foods or meals that have less.