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Achieve your health and lifestyle goals even when eating out
This portable guide gives you fast access to the nutritional information for menu items at top fast-food and sit-down restaurants in the United States and Canada. Tuck it into your glove box, briefcase, or purse, and have key information at your fingertips whenever you find yourself eating out!
Keep your balance — discover how to maintain a balanced diet, strive for a little variety, and embrace exercise and sleep
Get the skinny — get the 411 on making smart food choices when eating out, whether you're looking to lose weight or control or prevent diseases
Take special note — find healthy nutrition advice and dining out tips for children and athletes
Have at-a-glance access — flip through the menus of 150 top restaurants to get the scoop on a dish's calorie, fat, saturated fat, sodium, carbohydrate, fiber, sugar, and protein counts
Open the book and find:
Nutrition information for 150 chain restaurants in the U.S. and Canada
Guidance on making healthy menu selections if you're trying to lose weight or if you have high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or diabetes
Suggestions for helping kids eat healthy when the family's on the go
Dining-out advice for athletes to keep them going strong when they're on the road
The top picks at select restaurants for certain health conditions
The best bets for kids and athletes at some popular chain restaurants
Track calories, fat, saturated fat, sodium, carbs, fiber, sugar, and protein on the go
Make smart choices at popular drive-thru, quick-stop, and sit-down chains
Pick the right restaurant foods for your health, kids, and athletic performance
Achieve your dietary and lifestyle goals even when eating out
Whether you're trying to lose weight, eat healthier, or control or prevent diseases such as diabetes and heart disease, this handy guide arms you with a portable, quick, and easy way to get nutritional information whenever and wherever you want.
Restaurant Calorie Counter For Dummies gives you fast access to the calorie, fat, saturated fat, carb, fiber, protein, and sodium counts found in food products of thousands of fast-food and chain restaurants.
- Nutritional information for big name franchises like Burger King, Applebee's, Pizza Hut, and Cracker Barrel
- Expert advice on the healthiest options at the most popular drive-thru destinations as well as your favorite sit-down chains
- Tips and tricks for eating meals on-the-go for those with diabetes, high cholesterol, or high blood pressure.
- Special tips for athletes, as well as the best bets for kids.
Tuck this compact guide into your glove box, briefcase, or purse, and have key calorie information at your fingertips at all times!
About the Author
is a registered dietitian, freelance writer, and online weight-loss coach for Real Living Nutrition Services.
Meri Raffetto is a registered dietitian, weight-loss coach, and the founder and CEO of www.reallivingnutrition.com.
Table of Contents
Part I: Dining Out 101.
Chapter 1: Keep Your Balance.
.Chapter 2: Eating on the Go with Your Health in Mind.
Chapter 3: Healthy Dining Out Tips for Children and Athletes.
Part II: Restaurant Guide.